Living with Sickle Cell

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

The 10 Commandments of SC

If there were only 10 rules with sickle cell, what would they be? Kim Davis shared this with me, as given to her by Dr. Iffey of the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

The Two-Edged Sword

Sometimes one wonders why there is sickness, pain and death. Well, here is an inspirational poem by John Wark to get you through.

Financial Assistance for the Employed

What financial plans can a sickle cell warrior make ahead of time to cover when he/she will be out of work sick? Read on to find out more.

Sickle Cell Rules

Tips on managing sickle cell

Video:Ports, Catheters & IVs

video on some of the most common intravenous accesses sickle cell patients have

Sickle Cell & Your Period

I was wondering if anyone else has pain right before their period starts or during. I never was a woman to get cramps or...

Sickle Cell and Insomnia

Many sickle cell warriors have insomnia. I haven't been able to figure out the biophysical reasons around this, but I'm actively searching. The only...


So I know that I haven't blogged in a couple of weeks, but readers on the FB page will know that I ran out...

Letters Needed for Nicosan

Hello everyone,As I'm writing this, I'm having my first pain crises in over a year. I ran out of Nicosan last week, and I...

Today’s Post

Hello everyone,This year, I want to start a spotlight series for people with sickle cell all over the world. It will be a weekly...
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July 2011 SC News Roundup

Year of Achievement


Letters Needed for Nicosan