Ever thought you were ‘taking care of yourself’ but then ended up in crisis anyway? April sheds some insights on how to practice proper self-care.
This week’s organization in the spotlight is the Have A Heart for Sickle Anemia Foundation. Established in 1990 by the late Linda Collins it has continued on its vision to be a strong advocate and make a difference in improving the quality of life for those affected by sickle cell
Today, we are interviewing Paula Kent, a warrior with a passion to dream, and to follow her talents! Despite her dealings with sickle cell, Paula was among the top 5 in her classes while she was in school, and today, Paula is a successful Administrative Assistant, as well as a
The Boy Scout motto is Be Prepared. As a Sickle Cell Warrior or Caregiver, you too must always be prepared. Get ready for a crisis with your bags packed
A healthy, simple, thiocyanate filled recipe, which is a great and tasty way to start the day.
If your child has had issues or trouble taking medications, this post is for you. ElleJenae gives us the sweet remedy that she learned from her mom which gets her baby girl to take her meds every single time.
Ever wondered what else you can do to improve your health, avoid sickle cell episodes, and generally feel better? Here are some basic tips to get you started–from one warrior to another.
Its cold, freezing, and snowing in most parts of the United States and North America right now. Here are some tips to keep you from going into crisis.
Learning your child’s body can be a daunting task, especially with sickle cell. ElleJ shares her strategies with you, from one warrior mom to another.
James B. is from Indiana, and through his experiences (which many of us can relate to), you will find a courageous, determined, and loving young man. (And we are totally in love with Irene!!!)
James is a smart, intelligent, and industrious man. He has learned to live a vibrant life with sickle cell and faces each challenge with courage
With sickle cell, carrots and potatoes are supposed to be our staples. Here is a recipe that uses them all flawlessly combined with some protein thrown in.
For those of you with salty cravings (like me), this is one of the best snacks that you don’t have to feel guilty about later. Bye bye potato chips, hello to kale!
The FDA meeting is coming up on February 7, 2014 in Silver Springs, MD. Sickle cell advocates, patients, families, and
I just turned in my answers to the FDA questions. A member of the SCW Facebook page said this, “What
Iron overload is one of the complications that many sickle cell warriors face. Did you know there was a calculation to iron overload? Our resident nerd, Dr. Lakiea Bailey breaks down the math.
This is the finale of the interview with Raheem C, the sickle cell patient who underwent a stem cell transplant and is now sickle cell free! Congratulations Raheem! Live free and be happy!
Is it possible to find love with sickle cell? It surely is! Follow Kena as she shares her story of heartbreak, romance, finding love and happily ever after.
When dating with sickle cell, many warriors are stuck in a quandary. Do you tell your significant other that you have this chronic medical condition…or do you keep the secret as best as you can? SCW explores both sides of the coin…