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.
…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.”
Name: Jenica Leah Age: 28 Likes: Salted popcorn Dislikes: Corners and enclosed spaces Secret Confession: I go to the cinemas to buy popcorn and leave… without watching a movie. Socials: @JustJLeah on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram
Name: Kehinde Salami Age: 36 Likes: Jollof Rice Dislikes: Marmite Secret Confession: Used to have a crush on the fun house twins, Melanie and Martina Socials: @sicklekan Twitter, Facebook, Instagram Website: http://www.sicklekan.com
Name: Sadeh Sophia Age: 26 Likes: Crisps, Beyonce, Mary J Blige, The colour orange. Dislikes: Spiders, People breathing too close, Saying I Love You. Secret Confession: Wanted to be Scary Spice from the Spice Girls. Twitter @SadehSophia
So this morning I reluctantly drove myself to A & E as I knew deep down (spiritual guide) that it was the right thing to do…
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.
Being sensible with sickle cell is not only a vital part of keeping well, but it’s a vital part of staying alive.
I say YOLO often, but I value my life and would never risk it for a few days of fun.
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…