Sickle Cell Warriors

Living with Sickle Cell

Exercise & Diet

One of the perks I guess of having sickle cell is that it keeps me in my ideal weight zone. My BMI never goes above 20, mainly because when I

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I’m NOT a Drug Addict

Okay America, I know there is a plethora of drug addicts out there that come to the hospital seeking narcotics, but must you lump every young Black person into that

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WOOHOO! 2 months hospital free. Go me!

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Sickler

Of all the words used for patients with sickle cell, the one that irritates me the most is Sickler. Grrrr! There is something about that word for me that makes

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Updates

Hello darlings, I’m doing great, I’m back to working in the field I love and adore, so my timing is a bit off with blogging right now—less play time=less blog

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My First Job

For starters at my first job post graduation, I told my boss upfront that I had sickle cell and how often I fell sick. This was news that I told

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Genetics & Causation

If you are a carrier of the sickle cell trait, it’s good to know this before you start falling in

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The College Years

After graduation, I did some college in Nigeria and then a year later my parents decided to ship us all

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Graduation

Thanks to Diva being at every school I ever attended…I was able to have a relatively stable life in high

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Childhood: 10-16

I say weird because for some wacky reason, it was still a taboo. My parents were afraid to let anyone

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Childhood: From Diagnosis to 10

When I was four, I was diagnosed with sickle cell anemia. It was in Nigeria, way back in the 80’s,

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What is Sickle Cell?

Okay I know alot of you are probably wondering, what the flip is sickle cell? Here’s my shortened personal version

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Introduction

I’m an avid blogger. I’ve discovered blogging since 2005 and have loved every moment of it. I blog about everything,

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Sickle Cell Blog

Sickle Cell BlogSickle Cell Blog . blogspot.com This blog will chronicle the wonderful, poignant and fun filled days of living, loving and surviving with sickle cell anemia. My illness does

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