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Free and Almost Free Ebooks by April Farrell-Hasty

If you have an e-reader or an iPad or tablet, then you want to get some free books! When I don’t feel well, sometimes all I do is read or study.  I have always loved to read, since I was a child. I have had an e-reader from almost the

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    How to Travel Safely with Sickle Cell April Farrell-Hasty

How to Travel Safely with Sickle Cell April Farrell-Hasty

I write this as many warriors will be traveling soon. I have traveled extensively and frequently as a yoga teacher trainer that teaches at yoga retreats in exotic destinations. Here is what I have learned. Always see your doctor before you travel.  There are many reasons for this. First, you

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    Tips to Prevent Sickle Cell Crisis in the Summer

Tips to Prevent Sickle Cell Crisis in the Summer

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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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1st Annual Sickle Cell Warriors Cruise

Have you ever wanted to get together with a group of Sickle Cell Warriors, your family, and friends on a vacation where you got to share your life experiences? Well then, this cruise is specifically designed just for you.

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Traveling Abroad with Sickle Cell

Question: I am a sickle cell warrior and I’m afraid to travel to certain countries like Ukraine or China. Help! Okay, so I know that one of the main tenets of this blog is that sickle cell should not limit you. And I say that if you wish to travel

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Meet Yomi: Project Manager/Husband/Adventurer/Warrior

Read on to find out more about Yomi’s amazing life journey thus far, how he took sickle cell lemons and made lemonade, and the zen philosophy of his life.

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Flight Details

Get the gist of Tosin’s airplane trip to Nigeria here.

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Stress, Travel and Oxygen…

Short video about travel tips, stress and getting oxygen while on a plane.

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Getting Cured From Sickle Cell

Have you ever thought about undergoing adult bone marrow transplant to cure your sickle cell? Here is a short testimony from a warrior who did it, and now lives sickle cell free.

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Tips for Flying with Sickle Cell

So to all my darling warriors that are fretting about their first long trip in a plane…here a a few tips to keep in mind. Layovers: Do you have a layover? If not, make sure that you stretch your legs periodically to prevent leg cramps. When booking, I always recommend

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Road Trip…Redux

Last night was my last shift at my now old hospital. I was working there for 6 months, and even though the patients were beyond crazy, and it was like working in the trenches, I really enjoyed my contract and my ‘work-cation’ in Santa Barbara. Tomorrow morning, I’m loading up

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Road Trip!!!

So I just did a cross country road trip down 101. Whoever said people with sickle cell could not drive long distances obviously has never met me. I drove 997 miles from Portland, OR to Santa Barbara, CA…all by my wonderful, fabulous self! Much to the consternation of my parents,

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Vacation Plans

Hello darlings, Do you like my spiffy new signature? I saw it and totally fell in love with it. Bonjour from the beautiful city of Toronto…I had such a blast and I can’t wait to go back. The trip was lovely—no sickness whatsoever, the people are great and it’s truly

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Plans and Updates

In July I have 2 trips planned, one to visit my family in Indiana and another to see my friend in Canada. I’m really excited and can’t wait, but you know I’m still filled with the trepidation that every sickle cell warrior goes through when the holiday time comes around—Am

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