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(RECOMMENDATION) (PLEA) (COMMAND) Save Kyle’s Life and Join the Bone Marrow Registry! Especially if you are half Asian, half Caucasian. It’s free, it’s painless and it takes two minutes!

11 Jan

How to Donate

You don’t even have to donate blood or bone marrow if you’re not a match. You just have to swab your cheek to get in the bone marrow registry. That’s it.  Have a free kit mailed to you by clicking here: Be the Match. 

And if you match someone that needs help, you can make a simple donation that can save their life! You could save Kyle’s life.

Look at this face!

How’s that for a great way to kick off 2012?

Life Saver: What’d you do today Jane?

Jane: Oh did the dishes, watched Zoolander. What did you do?

Life Saver: Oh, saved this adorable little kid’s life. You know, same old. Anyway, it was great catching up! See ya around!

Kyle’s Story

My dad saw Kyle and his family on the news in Northern California and it just broke our hearts.

Kyle is 4 years old and has aplastic anemia and he urgently needs a donor. He is half Chinese and half Caucasian and they really need half Asian, half Caucasian donors NOW.

I’m half Asian and half Caucasian so obviously that spoke to me. All I needed to do was go to Be the Match and have a test kit mailed to me for FREE.  I just did it. It took 2 minutes.

Did I mention Kyle is completely adorable?

What a muffin. (And that’s his adorable little sister.)

Please, please, please this family needs your help. I cannot imagine if it was someone in my family. Hopefully, you’ll never have to. But if you ever did, you’d want everyone possible in the registry.

It is easy to do, it is FREE and you can save Kyle or someone else’s life.

When I feel passionately about something, I will not shut up about it. Let’s save this kid’s life. Especially you, Half Asians! Get a test kit mailed to you today. Or you won’t stop hearing from me. And I can be incredibly annoying.

Important Links

Get a test kit mailed to you here: Be the Match

Learn about Kyle here: http://www.kyleneedsyou.org/

Watch their news story here:Kyle’s Story

Follow Kyle on twitter here and retweet his story here: https://twitter.com/#!/KyleNeedsYou

Like Kyle on Facebook and share his story here: http://www.facebook.com/KyleNeedsYou

Donate to help Kyle’s family cover his medical costs here: Donate to Kyle’s Family

If you live in Northern California you can go to a drive here:

Upcoming Marrow Drive for Kyle Crawford

Friday, January 13, 2012
Skyline High School
12250 Skyline Boulevard, Oakland
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Saturday, January 14, 2012
Haight Ashbury Free Clinics
558 Clayton Street, San Francisco
12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Now join the registry and spread the word on Twitter, Facebook, tell your date from Match.com, whatever. Just help. Thanks!

(Recommendation) Awesome Video: $h!t Girls Say

16 Dec

If you haven’t seen this video, prepare for a good laugh. If you have already seen it, prepare for another laugh. It never gets old!

(Recommendation) Bobby Lee: My Favorite Asian!

4 Dec

I just saw Bobby Lee perform standup and my abs still hurt from laughing. He was hi-larious and his mustache was even better in person! Watch him on Chelsea Lately, or go see his standup!

Hi Bobby Lee!

Random Rec Wednesday: Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis

9 Nov

You should watch this if:

1. You haven’t seen it yet.

2. You’ve already seen it.

3. You have a sense of humor.

4. You happen to be breathing.

I heard about this show from so many people and I finally checked it out. It’s hilarious. So watch!

My favorite episodes are Bruce Willis’, Sean Penn’s, and Steve Carell’s.

Click here to watch it on Funny or Die:  Between Two Ferns

Random Rec Wednesday: Prudent Advice For My Baby Daughter

2 Nov

Jamie Morrison Curtis is the author of the fabulous blog (and book), Prudent Advice For My Baby Daughter, and chronicles random pieces of advice for her 2 year old daughter to refer to as she grows up.

“But your blog boasts ‘Advice from your older sister, not your mom,’” you say?!

Well, this is the exception to our rule. Prudent Advice is an advice handbook that every girl should own. Every human, really. Here are some of my fave words of wisdom from the blog, (and my own addendums):

#23 When frustrating things happen, keep them in perspective.

#28 Splurge on fresh flowers once in a while. –Who says you can’t buy fresh flowers for yourself??

#82 Anytime you are debating whether to shower or not, take the shower. – Seriously.

#80 Not everyone is going to like you, and that’s just fine.

#71 Guilt is a paralytic emotion.

#92 Righty tighty, lefty loosey.

#116 At the close of each day, fill your head with thoughts of how lucky you are.

#111 Root for other people.

#135 When you drop someone off at home wait until he or she gets inside before driving away. – I could have used this piece of advice in high school when I dropped Megan off and drove away…only to have her get locked out of her house on a hot day, with her foot in a cast, and forced to hobble the half mile to my house.

#157 If you want to leave a party and you don’t have a good excuse, spill something on yourself. –Just make sure it’s not hot.

#225 You will get good at anything you practice.

#260 Sometimes you have to cry it out. –The laugh/cry, the ugly cry…whatever it takes.

#253 Pay no attention to the line of impossibility.

So much valuable advice that will save you trial/error/tears in the future. Check out Prudent Advice, the blog and buy the book here!