Sickle Cell Warriors

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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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How Do You Handle Frustrating People, Why I Stopped Talking To My Mother

    How Do You Handle Frustrating People, Why I Stopped Talking To My Mother

How do you deal with frustrating people who don’t understand what we go through? April answers how she dealt with the most frustrating person in her life.e

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Everyone in the Family is Important–Not Just the Warrior

    Everyone in the Family is Important–Not Just the Warrior

Here are some tips from one warrior mom to another on how to spread the love and attention around the whole entire family, especially to the children that do not have sickle cell.

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How to Meditate

    How to Meditate

Meditation is a great coping strategy to balance your mood, keep you calm, and manage your emotions. April gives us some tips to get started.

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A World Without Sickle Cell

    A World Without Sickle Cell

A poem written by Vicki Glarum, a mother of a child with sickle cell disease. Envisioning a world without sickle cell…

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Should You Use Marijuana for Sickle Cell?

    Should You Use Marijuana for Sickle Cell?

If you were considering using marijuana for sickle cell, here are a few things to think about.

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Are You Practicing Proper Self Care?

    Are You Practicing Proper Self Care?

Ever thought you were ‘taking care of yourself’ but then ended up in crisis anyway? April sheds some insights on how to practice proper self-care.

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Pack it Up!

    Pack it Up!

The Boy Scout motto is Be Prepared. As a Sickle Cell Warrior or Caregiver, you too must always be prepared. Get ready for a crisis with your bags packed

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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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Stop The Pain Before It Starts!

    Stop The Pain Before It Starts!

Ever wondered what else you can do to improve your health, avoid sickle cell episodes, and generally feel better? Here are some basic tips to get you started–from one warrior to another.

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Seek and You Shall Find the Support You Need!

    Seek and You Shall Find the Support You Need!

We have heard the saying that a ‘closed mouth does not get fed’. Learn from a Warrior Mom how to rebuild your support system, so you can care for your family when your child is in the hospital.

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February is National Heart Month

    February is National Heart Month

Four weeks dedicated to heart disease awareness. According to the CDC (center for disease control) over 715,000 americans will have

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Caregivers: Who Takes Care of You?

    Caregivers: Who Takes Care of You?

As a caregiver of a child or loved one with sickle cell, you are often the rock. Elle Jenae gives some tips on how to ensure that your emotional reserves remain renewed.

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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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Brrrr! Bundle Up Warriors!

    Brrrr! Bundle Up Warriors!

Its cold, freezing, and snowing in most parts of the United States and North America right now. Here are some tips to keep you from going into crisis.

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