Sunday, July 27, 2014

Medical ID bracelet

I'm going to be traveling across several states next month alone and on a greyhound bus so I decided to get a medical ID bracelet. It's something I've been planning to do for years but have never gotten around to it. The most common way of buying is through or similar sites and also websites to chain drug stores like Walgreen's. The way I bought mine saved me time I would have spent waiting to get it in the mail and I wanted to made sure I had it before I left. It's always a better way to make sure your information and size of the bracelet is correct. I got mine at a local affordable jewelery store where I had seen them before. Even if they were closed for construction the owner let me make a appointment with me. She made sure it fit and double checked to make sure that she had my correct information, then she engraved it onsite while I had lunch and a couple beers next door (I had already finished work for the day because I started at around 4 or 5am and as long as I don't be stupid I'm allowed to drink without it causing anymore damage to my shunt or messing with meds.). Below is a picture of my bracelet, a couple links and links to social media pages of the store I got my bracelet at. I couldn't get a clear shot of the bracelet but it says "Hydrocephalus" and "VP shunt" with my name on the back. Other medical conditions and medications can also fit onto the bracelet, on a card in your wallet or purse, or you can get a usb medical id bracelet where you can store information on it that can be reached anywhere where there's a computer.

No comments:

Post a Comment