I’ve been self loving from a young age (had no idea that’s what it was called) as this was how I managed to overcome a lot of my insecurities surrounding my sickle cell. Growing with this mentality has given me so much confidence that I can sometimes come across as a little bit conceited… I even once described myself as ‘amazing’ in an interview. Lol! Of course, I’m not once you get to know me — conceited that is— I am amazing though. Anyway back to the point, Continue reading “Self Love Is More Than Words – Bye For Now”
My slimness, my iddy biddies, my height, my hair and also my health. All things that at some point in my life I’ve had a complex about… How did I have a complex with all of my awesomeness?!
Some of you may have noticed I’ve been gone for longer than a minute. No posts, no Spotlight Sundays, NOTHING!
Aside from me being in my feelings for a few weeks about my laptop crashing and loosing a few interviews I did for Spotlight Sunday, there’s also the most obvious explanation which is that I’ve been unwell. Finding a balance between living life, looking after my health and all the bits that come in between can sometimes be challenging. As positive and tenacious as I am, I went through a period recently where I felt like I just could not be bothered to BE or DO.
I often think to myself, ‘why aren’t people doing more?’
There are so many individuals who have platforms they could use to raise awareness, surely some of them must be using it for a cause that needs it, such as sickle cell. Continue reading “Sickle Cell and the NFL”
In the past 9 months I’ve done a whole lot of travelling; 6 different countries to be exact. That’s probably no big deal for any other individual, but it may sound slightly extreme for someone who is living with sickle cell. It has taken me years to be able to travel this much without risk and without fear; but believe me I have taken many L’s in the process. Continue reading “Y O L O”
Recently, an article has gone viral among the sickle cell community regarding a new pioneering treatment which has reversed a teenagers sickle cell disease by changing his DNA. I cannot even count how many posts I have been tagged in and messages I have been sent of this article. If you haven’t seen it, I don’t know where you have been! Continue reading “A Future Cure For Sickle Cell?”