Living with Sickle Cell

Posts feature topics on work, school, travel, life, diet and all other coping strategies with sickle cell.

Flying with Sickle Cell

As you know one of the precursors of an exacerbation is flying at high altitudes. Although a pressurized cabin is highly recommended---even this manages...

Ague

Hey peoples! The good news is that I'm still not sick. The bad news is that it's been 3 months already. My intuition is silently...

Celebration

My ticker officially hit the 3 month mark. Go Me! If I were to look at the glass half full, that means I've been...

Working Where I Was Sick

Yesterday I worked with a nursing agency. I got floated to the unit where I was sick in December! It was weirdly uncomfortable as...

Diary of a Crises

I wrote this years ago, what was going through my mind when a crises hit me. It's kinda long, but really loopy. It's also...

Pain Scale

Living with sickle cell means living with chronic and acute pain. I have pain every single day of my life...sometimes it's worse than others,...

Jaundice

I was looking at some pictures I took last week and man, I look so jaundiced. Ick! For those of you that don't know,...

Schmoozers

I got my first blogger award for this blog. The Real Life Drama Queen has given me the Schmoozer Award for being a blog...

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...

Exercise & Diet

One of the perks I guess of having sickle cell is that it keeps me in my ideal weight zone. My BMI never goes...
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