💉 Shot Day 💉
Lets talk, tell me about yours:
How do you administer them; Sub Q or IM?
Where do you administer them; Butt, thigh, stomach, elsewhere?
What method do you use; Z track, point and shoot?
How frequent are they; Weekly, Bi-weekly, other?
Who does your shot; Doctor, partner, parent, yourself?
What dosage do you take; If you started low & gradually moved up, how long did it take?
What was your first experience like?
Have you ever missed your shot?
Have you ever messed up your shot?
Maybe you don’t do needles; how do you get your vitamin T?
I’ll never forget the experience of my first shot. My doctor showed me how to sterilize the vile, prep the needle, and draw up the medicine. After everything was prepped, I sat down and waited for her to administer the shot. But to my surprise (& shock) she told me that today I would be the one doing it, not her
Caught a little off guard, I shakily took the syringe and she proceeded to show me where to position my hands in order to administer in the right spot. I took a deep breath- then I grabbed a chunk of skin and went for it. Boom, done. It was the most painless shot I’d ever received
Looking back though I think that could have just been due to the adrenaline and excitement of finally starting T, because I’ve definitely had a few painful shots since then 🤷🏻♂️
But despite any fleeting amount of pain and discomfort, its always worth it. And as scared as I was to do my first shot solo, I’m glad my doctor made me step outside my comfort zone. Now I just have to build up the courage to let my girlfriend do it😆