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Flying With Sickle Cell Revisited

Okay everyone, as you can see I’m back, alive and well. I survived both flights with only L3s on the first one (which I quickly handled with a double dose of Vicodin/Benadryl) and L2s on the return trip. I did remember to walk every hour up and down the aisle and drank water like it was going out of style. I know the flight attendants were probably tired of my constant requests for water, but at least I stayed hydrated.

All in all it was a really great trip and I’m glad I went. Even though I thought I might fall sick, it didn’t happen. Yay—go me!

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Tosin is dedicated to perpetuating healthy and positive messages about sickle cell. Although sickle cell is a subject often taboo in the communities this condition is most prevalent, Tosin's message is that sickle cell is not something to be ashamed of and you can live a rich and fulfilling life with sickle cell. Sickle cell warriors are the most amazing people in the world, with a great fortitude for compassion, willpower and strength.

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  1. Paripassu
    Paripassu November 10, 10:04

    Great, to chance on your site, having a positive mindset should be philosophy of all my lovely friends and this enemy SCD can’t stop us! Stay blessed – love u all (from Accra, Ghana)

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