Sickle Cell Warriors

Living with Sickle Cell

What’s up!

Okay, okay, it’s been a minute. I’ve been fine sickle cell wise though. Just sorting through some other issues that have me not having that much time online like I

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Support Group Tonight!

Today is the sickle cell support group. I’m actually excited and looking forward to going, I feel like I’ve been waiting for them all month long. I wanna ask about

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Avascular Necrosis

I’m worried about my hips. I’ve been reading lately about avascular necrosis of the hip and the more I read about it, the more I think I have it. From

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Sickle Cell Support Group

Last week when I saw my hematologist, he encouraged me to be part of a support group. Norio has been pushing for me to join one for months, but I’ve

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Getting Through Nursing School with Sickle Cell

Choosing nursing as a major was an easy decision for me to make. I’ve always been interested in being a nurse, especially since I noticed that when I was sick,

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Admitting I’m Not a Super Woman

I was at work last night, another late 12 hour nocturnal shift. Everything was going okay until around 4am when I got hit by major pains. It’s unethical to be

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I Have Bad Veins

One of the commonalities of sickle cell warriors is that fact that after a zillion hospital admissions and ER visits,

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Going to the ER with Sickle Cell

For some reason, the medical profession, especially in the US has a limited view of sickle cell. First of all,

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Vacation Plans

Okay, it’s decided, we are going to MAUI!!! WOOHOO! I’ve never been to Hawaii so this is going to be

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Holiday Weekend

“Hey, lets go skiing this weekend,” my hubby said this morning. I stared at him. “Baby…what is my name? Do

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Sickle Cell — The Big Secret

This post is for Kem. When I was younger, my parents kept my sickle cell a huge secret. They didn’t

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Back From Another Crises

First of all, I will update the ticker. Now it’s only been a 5 days since my last admission, bummer—what

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Crises #1 of 2008: Triggers

Okay, so I’m trying to think about everything that contributed to this last crises, so that I can do better

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I’m Alive…Yay!

Hey peoples, Do I really post that infrequent that noone knows I’ve been out? Dayum! New Year Resolution, post more often. I was sick in the hospital since the 5th,

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