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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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    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 child, I suffered from Asthma and anything that upset me would freak me out and would cause me to have an Asthma attack.  Today, Sickle cell has altered my family’s

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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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    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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