Sickle Cell Warriors

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    Learn Your SCW’s Body for Yourself

Learn Your SCW’s Body for Yourself

Learning your child’s body can be a daunting task, especially with sickle cell. ElleJ shares her strategies with you, from one warrior mom to another.

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    Keeping my job when Caring for my Child with Sickle Cell

Keeping my job when Caring for my Child with Sickle Cell

Most working parents, especially single moms, have to worry about your job even while your child is sick. Here are a few tips to help keep your job while you are still there to care for your child.

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    Creating Daily Rituals

Creating Daily Rituals

With sickle cell, you have to learn to live a life of balance. Our Health & Wellness expert April gives some advice how to achieve balance through daily rituals.

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    Seven Months

Seven Months

While she was 7 months pregnant, ElleJ got the call that irrevocably changed her life forever. Read her experience below.

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    For Parents: Overcoming the Fear of Sickle Cell

For Parents: Overcoming the Fear of Sickle Cell

Don’t give in to fear, fight every battle as if your warrior’s life depends on it!

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    Expert Patient Series Register HERE!

Expert Patient Series Register HERE!

Registration for the Expert Patient classes is now open.

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    New Year, Healthier New You!

New Year, Healthier New You!

If your new year’s resolution is to improve your lifestyle, health, and body, here are a few tips to get you headed in the right direction.

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    Stay Positive SCW Parents!

Stay Positive SCW Parents!

As parents, changing how you think from negative to positive can keep your Sickle Cell Warrior emotionally strong. Here are a few tips to get you started, from one warrior mom to another.

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    A Mother’s Love

A Mother’s Love

As a parent with a child that has sickle cell, how far would you go to cure your child? Read about one mother’s journey, her struggle, and sacrifices–all to protect and support her beloved son.

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    Retinopathy and Sickle Cell Disease

Retinopathy and Sickle Cell Disease

Rachelle expounds on sickle cell retinopathy; what it is, how it occurs, and how it is treated.

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    How to Help those Affected by Sickle Cell Disease

How to Help those Affected by Sickle Cell Disease

Friends, partners, and family with a sickle cell warrior often wonder, what can they do to help? Here are a few tips to set you on the right path.

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    Sickle Cell and Memory Problems

Sickle Cell and Memory Problems

This entry is long, but so useful if you are having problems with your memory, and getting tasks accomplished at work, school, or home because of sickle cell.

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Sickle Cell Stress and the Holidays

Sickle cell episodes are often triggered during the holidays. James explains why this happens and gives some tips on how to avoid a holiday hospitalization.

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SC and Pica

Pica is the craving and ingestion of non-food substances like chalk, sand, ice. SC patients are prone to Pica. Learn more…

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Fighting For Your Rights in the Hospital

SCW expounds on what to do when you have been treated badly by a nurse or doctor in the hospital. Know your rights and take control of the situation!

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