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Xechem Filed Bankruptcy

To everyone that sent me emails about Xechem going bankrupt...thanks--I got the memo! Xechem is the company that produces Nicosan in Nigeria and they...


I'm an avid blogger. I've discovered blogging since 2005 and have loved every moment of it. I blog about everything, my life, my relationship,...

Direct Admit: An Alternative to the Emergency Room

Why not just skip the rigors of the emergency room altogether? Try the direct admit system. It's like concierge medical care.

What is Sickle Cell?

Okay I know alot of you are probably wondering, what the flip is sickle cell? Here's my shortened personal version that should give you...

Financial Assistance for the Employed

What financial plans can a sickle cell warrior make ahead of time to cover when he/she will be out of work sick? Read on to find out more.

Long Day

Man...I'm feeling so tired right now. I woke up at 6AM to head downtown Oakland for a computer class for my new job. I...


I worked a Double last night....my second double (16 hour shift) ever! It was actually not too bad work wise, and I was able...

The Sickle Cell Drug Addicts

I'm a nurse in a NYC public hospital and we have a cohort of patients w/SC who I see in the ED at least...

Did you Take Your Nicosan?

Okay, this week I got a whole bunch of emails from readers that ordered in Week One and Week Two....more and more people are...


Happy Birthday to me! Okay, so here's a big *womp,womp* to all the doctors that said I wouldn't live past my 10th birthday. I'm 28! Nanananabooboo!
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