Here are a few travel tips that have enabled me to travel to 7 destinations recently without any sickle cell complications…
There’s been so many close calls, so many complications, so many times where I thought, is this gunna be it?
The London In The Sky dining experience was absolutely fabulous. Strapped in and elevated 100ft in the sky, sipping on prosecco and then some wine, taking in the spectacular views of Canary Wharf, The Thames and of course The O2, all while our chef prepared our 3 course lunch right infront of us; I couldn’t quite imagine anything more fabulous than this!
When you’ve been spoilt with a sunny bank holiday in England, you suddenly feel like every bank holiday should be the same. I definitely did, especially because the warm weather means I’m guaranteed a few less painful days with sickle cell.
Kicking off my first blog post of the year a whole quarter of the way through it, but with good reason; I needed the break more than I knew at the time.
…One thing we know about this condition is that it affects everyone differently so you have to find what works for you.
…I’m beginning to realise why many people in the fashion world love this time of the year so much; it gives them an excuse to wear whatever they want.
“𝔽𝕚𝕘𝕙𝕥 𝕥𝕙𝕣𝕠𝕦𝕘𝕙 𝕨𝕚𝕟𝕥𝕖𝕣, 𝕝𝕚𝕧𝕖 𝕚𝕟 𝕤𝕡𝕣𝕚𝕟𝕘.”
“𝔸 𝕡𝕠𝕡 𝕠𝕗 𝕔𝕠𝕝𝕠𝕦𝕣 𝕗𝕠𝕣 𝕥𝕙𝕠𝕤𝕖 𝕨𝕚𝕟𝕥𝕖𝕣 𝕓𝕝𝕦𝕖𝕤.”
“𝕋𝕣𝕒𝕔𝕜𝕤𝕦𝕚𝕥𝕤 𝕒𝕣𝕖𝕟’𝕥 𝕘𝕠𝕚𝕟𝕘 𝕥𝕠 𝕔𝕙𝕒𝕟𝕘𝕖 𝕥𝕙𝕖 𝕨𝕠𝕣𝕝𝕕, 𝕥𝕙𝕖 𝕨𝕠𝕞𝕖𝕟 𝕨𝕙𝕠 𝕨𝕖𝕒𝕣 𝕥𝕙𝕖𝕞 𝕨𝕚𝕝𝕝.”
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…
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?!