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?!
As usual the twitter timeline gave me an interesting topic to share.
Having been in a relationship which eventually ended due to the pressures of my sickle cell I believe that it is important for people to consider the health of your partner before getting into a relationship with them; and if it’s not for you then it’s just not for you.
Please let me know your thoughts whether you have sickle cell or not, interested to hear everyones views.
Being confident is something that I believe we need to make a conscious effort to do as it may not come naturally to everyone. My confidence blossomed when I began to own my health condition and everything that came with it instead of trying to hide it. You can read about my Conscious Confidence Mechanism in my chapter of Confidence Confidential.
The mindset you have to have to be able to take yourself to hospital before it becomes an emergency is one I can’t describe. Continue reading “Spiritual Guide”
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”
This sarcastic tweet by a nurse was one I couldn’t scroll past without replying. Racial stigma against sickle cell patients does exist!!
What are your thoughts?
I’m sure we (sickle cell patients) have many bad experiences we could share but I’d love to share some positive ones. If you have any you are willing to share, please leave details in the form below and I will share the stories in a future video.