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.
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.
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
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.
Get the gist of Tosin’s airplane trip to Nigeria here.
Short video about travel tips, stress and getting oxygen while on a plane.
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.
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
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
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,
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
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
Wow that was such a nice vacation. I’m going to post pics soon on both Myspace and Facebook, but once I got over the ‘sickle cell’ thing it was so fun. This didn’t happen until Thursday, day 5 of 7…grrr! That was my first day that I didn’t take any
The flight to Hawaii was really long, about 8 hours in total. I was worried that my sickle cell would flare up but it held up. The main thing is that I can’t go into the water as much as I would like to because my core body temperature drops
What’s good fam? I just wanted to check in before I jetsetted to Hawaii for the next week. I’ll be back by the 30th. I’m kinda nervous about the trip, mainly because I haven’t been out of the US in 8 years and also the flight is 6 hours from