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Insomnia

For weeks now I’ve had a weird sleeping pattern. Generally I work late evenings from 3pm to midnight, and this is actually my dream schedule….don’t have to wake up early in the morning or fight traffic getting to work. I peak in the evenings, after 7pm or so is when I get a radical burst of energy.

However for the last few weeks, I’ve been having difficulty falling asleep…staying up later and later, and having to wake up still no later than 1 to get to work. Even right now it’s 6am and I’m still up writing.

I know the L-Arginine is supposed to give you wicked bursts of energy but damn…this is putting me into overdrive.

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Sickle Cell Warrior

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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