Living with Sickle Cell

Posts feature topics on work, school, travel, life, diet and all other coping strategies with sickle cell.

Infusion Centers: An Alternative to the Rigors of the ER

One of the warriors on the SCW Facebook page got me thinking about infusion centers. I haven't used them at all myself, but the...

Humor: The Best Medicine For SC

Nick, one of my favorite Warriors in the Spotlight, reflected recently on his best coping mechanism for dealing with sickle cell. And now here is the secret, for all of you.

Why Alcohol and Sickle Cell Don’t Mix

Have you ever wondered why you have pain or a crises after a night of drinking? Well let me break it down for you.

Transitioning From Teen to Adult with SCD, part II

April explores the steps of helping your teen gain independence and successfully transition into the adult system.

Transitioning from a Teen to an Adult with Sickle Cell

In part 1 of this 2 part series, April explores the best way to transition your teen with sickle cell into the Adult system.

More Than Conquerors

d Unspoken once again shares an inspirational poem about conquerors with us based on Romans 8:37

Getting Cured From Sickle Cell

Have you ever thought about undergoing adult bone marrow transplant to cure your sickle cell? Here is a short testimony from a warrior who did it, and now lives sickle cell free.

Taking Control of Your Medical Chart

Have you ever taken a peek into your medical records? This is your right and you should. Don't be afraid of your own medical records...

Yoga for Sickle Cell Health

Yoga is great for your mind, spirit, health AND sickle cell. Read more to learn the basic principles of yoga from our resident Yogi, April.

Another Crises, Another Day for Abuse

Osei is bravely sharing the story of his last hospitalization, in the hopes that at least one med professional will see it, and change their practice.
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