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    All About the Sickle Cell Gathering

All About the Sickle Cell Gathering

Hey Warrior Family! We hope you are doing well. Sickle Cell Warriors, Inc. is planning the 2nd Annual Sickle Cell Community Gathering and Educational Symposium. This year it is in Atlanta, GA from July 17-20, 2014 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Buckhead. We are delighted to invite you

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    Program for the SCW Gathering & Educational Symposium July 17-20

Program for the SCW Gathering & Educational Symposium July 17-20

2014 Sickle Cell Community Gathering & Education Symposium PROGRAM AGENDA Please note that this schedule is a guideline, but times/rooms/and sessions are not set in stone. Announcements will be made if there are any changes. Always bring your journal or notebook with you. THURSDAY, JULY 17TH   8:00PM – 9:00PM       

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    Meet Tristan Lee: Fashion Designer, Model, Poet, Warrior!

Meet Tristan Lee: Fashion Designer, Model, Poet, Warrior!

Today, we are speaking with Tristan Lee, a loving and talented model, actor, poet, and fashion designer. Despite having had a stroke early in life, Tristan has pressed forward to accomplish great things, including an almost complete recovery through therapy, dedication, and hard work, and there are many more great

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    Warrior Parents: Know When It’s Time to Go!

Warrior Parents: Know When It’s Time to Go!

In today’s society, almost no one will understand you position in caring for your little warrior. When you feel your job title changes to “Problem Employee/Always Absent Employee” then it’s time to make a plan for you to exit stage left. God has placed in us all gifts and talents

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    How to Become Vegetarian

How to Become Vegetarian

When I became vegetarian 28 years ago it wasn’t something I really thought about. However, it was the best decision I ever made. I had been very ill for a long time. I joked that I personally built the new wing on the hospital. I got out of the hospital

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Schools & Parents Can Work Together

  Schools & Parents Can Work Together

ElleJanae explains how to work together with school administrators and the teacher to get your 504B plan instituted and executed for your child.

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Don’t Persecute the Process

  Don’t Persecute the Process

As a parent, what you say matters. ElleJanae shares a secret to keeping her well of faith full.

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Living Well with Sickle Cell, Without a Cure

  Living Well with Sickle Cell, Without a Cure

Our message at SCW is that you can still live a vibrant, amazing life with sickle cell disease. Here is a post from 40 year old Ty, a warrior who has learned to live well with sickle cell!

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Keeping the Family Circle

  Keeping the Family Circle

In this fast paced world, its easy to lose sight of quality family time. ElleJ shares with us how she is able to keep her family connected, close, and strong.

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    Organization in the Spotlight: Have A Heart for Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation

Organization in the Spotlight: Have A Heart for Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation

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

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    Meet Paula: Administrative Assistant, Freelance Writer, Upcoming Gospel DJ, Warrior!

Meet Paula: Administrative Assistant, Freelance Writer, Upcoming Gospel DJ, Warrior!

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

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    Meet Jeremy: Coach, Bass Guitarist, Athlete, Warrior!

Meet Jeremy: Coach, Bass Guitarist, Athlete, Warrior!

Jeremy is a football and basketball coach, who hasn’t let sickle cell stop him from pursuing his dreams.

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Sweet Remedy!

  Sweet Remedy!

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.

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Recipe: Tuna Croquettes with Rice and Veggies

  Recipe: Tuna Croquettes with Rice and Veggies

Elle Jenae shares a favorite family recipe that is healthy, delicious, and packed with nutrients for her growing family. Join the ZFamily at dinner table and bon appetite!

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The Mathematics of Iron Overload

  The Mathematics of Iron Overload

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.

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Sickle Cell Free, Part 4: Life After Stem Cell Transplant

  Sickle Cell Free, Part 4: Life After Stem Cell Transplant

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!

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Emotional Support Starts with You!

  Emotional Support Starts with You!

  Sometimes you end up on a journey that you have no idea why you are traveling it.  As a

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Learn Your SCW’s Body for Yourself

  Learn Your SCW’s Body for Yourself

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.

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Finding Love with Sickle Cell

  Finding Love with Sickle Cell

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.

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Sickle Cell: To Tell or Not to Tell

  Sickle Cell: To Tell or Not to Tell

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…

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Guidelines for the Day of Prayer #SickleCell50

  Guidelines for the Day of Prayer #SickleCell50

Here are the Prayer & Meditation Guidelines for the first ever 50 Hour International Day of Prayer for Sickle Cell Disease #SickleCell50

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April Sickle Cell Warriors International Day of Prayer & Meditation for Sickle Cell Disease

  April Sickle Cell Warriors International Day of Prayer & Meditation for Sickle Cell Disease

It’s been a long time coming, but here is our first international challenge that focuses how we can change the world—together.

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