South of Spain to Ease the Pain

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.

Let It Show

…One thing we know about this condition is that it affects everyone differently so you have to find what works for you.

Wear What You Wanna

…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.

Cold War

“π”½π•šπ•˜π•™π•₯ π•₯π•™π•£π• π•¦π•˜π•™ π•¨π•šπ•Ÿπ•₯𝕖𝕣, π•π•šπ•§π•– π•šπ•Ÿ π•€π•‘π•£π•šπ•Ÿπ•˜.”

Merry and Bright

“𝔸 𝕑𝕠𝕑 𝕠𝕗 𝕔𝕠𝕝𝕠𝕦𝕣 𝕗𝕠𝕣 π•₯𝕙𝕠𝕀𝕖 π•¨π•šπ•Ÿπ•₯𝕖𝕣 𝕓𝕝𝕦𝕖𝕀.”

Self Love Is More Than Words – Bye For Now

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…

Spotlight On Jenica Leah

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

Spotlight on Kehinde Salami

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

Spiritual Guide

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…

Sickle Cell and the NFL

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.

Y O L O

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.

A Future Cure For Sickle Cell?

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…