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    Has SC Hit Your Finances?

Has SC Hit Your Finances?

Sickle Cell has had a major negative effect in my finances for the last 6 years. Many people don’t pay attention to how this struggle is and how doing it as a single parent makes it almost impossible. Be straight with yourself and assess where your faith is right now

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    Sickle Cell Families Need Direct Support Services

Sickle Cell Families Need Direct Support Services

Being the parents of a Sickle Cell Warrior (SCW), we know giving up is never an option. Even when we don’t receive the needed support to get through each crisis, we can never lose hope or our smile. Your child survives merely through the pain from your strength/smile. But who

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    How to Become Vegetarian

How to Become Vegetarian

When I became vegetarian 28 years ago it wasn’t something I really thought about. However, it was the best decision I ever made. I had been very ill for a long time. I joked that I personally built the new wing on the hospital. I got out of the hospital

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    All About the Sickle Cell Gathering

All About the Sickle Cell Gathering

Hey Warrior Family! We hope you are doing well. Sickle Cell Warriors, Inc. is planning the 2nd Annual Sickle Cell Community Gathering and Educational Symposium. This year it is in Atlanta, GA from July 17-20, 2014 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Buckhead. We are delighted to invite you

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    It’s NOT Always Sickle Cell

It’s NOT Always Sickle Cell

In the last few weeks, several warriors have told me that they had other health problems besides sickle cell that was not addressed or diagnosed quickly by their physician because at first, the doctor chalked it up to being a ‘sickle cell’ complaint.

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    Don’t Persecute the Process

Don’t Persecute the Process

As a parent, what you say matters. ElleJanae shares a secret to keeping her well of faith full.

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    Living Well with Sickle Cell, Without a Cure

Living Well with Sickle Cell, Without a Cure

Our message at SCW is that you can still live a vibrant, amazing life with sickle cell disease. Here is a post from 40 year old Ty, a warrior who has learned to live well with sickle cell!

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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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