2020 Decade · Black girl magic · Life after a coma · Sickle Cell Disease · Survivors

Facebook Memories

This facebook memory had me tearing you yesterday because it signify the how and were is all started and the meaning of most days about my blogging. Andrea Poyotte is feeling pained.June 14, 2014 · Petersburg, VA ·  Sickle cell crisis....pain.... Morphine... The struggle is real! ....Live love laugh learn! Happy Sabbath! June 17, 2014 · South Richmond, Virginia ·  Day 5 of… Continue reading Facebook Memories

2020 Decade · Black girl magic · Faith · Life after a coma · Sickle Cell Disease · Spiritual, devotion · Survivors

Basic Checking in

I am all settled after my move got all the kinks worked out not to my satisfaction but I am too blessed to be stressed and too anointed to be disappointed. So after getting out the FUNK of all that has been going on with BLM mixed with Quarantine I am trying to make the… Continue reading Basic Checking in

2020 Decade · Life after a coma · Sickle Cell Disease · Spiritual, devotion · Survivors · Thoughts · Warriors · Writing

Facebook Memories

May 20, 2017  After a long day of flying and a week of rejuvenating my mind body and soul I have a letter.... Dear Life, Lupus and Sickle Cell, If you want me to bow, I will stand up straight. You can kick me down today but I will stand tomorrow. If you want me… Continue reading Facebook Memories

2020 Decade · Black girl magic · blogging · Life after a coma · Sickle Cell Disease · Survivors

Anxiety – my ignorance was bliss

Anxiety, holding Magnifying Glass. Studio Shot Have you ever done something so risky that you were unaware of until you stopped took time and think about it and really analyze what you just did? Let me give you an example and I know I am not the only person this has happened to but ever… Continue reading Anxiety – my ignorance was bliss

2020 Decade · Life after a coma · Sickle Cell Disease · Survivors · Warriors

P.A.I.N.

Pain caused by emotional distress is more deeply felt and longer lasting than that caused by physical injuries, according to a new study. Aug 28, 2008. Read Now having been through both I can understand why research says this. If there is anything I have learned about pain in my life is that, unless you experience that specific kind of pain you… Continue reading P.A.I.N.

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Sickle Cell Anemia 101

What is Sickle Cell Anemia? Sickle cell anemia, or sickle cell disease (SCD), is a genetic disease of the red blood cells (RBCs). Normally, RBCs are shaped like discs, which gives them the flexibility to travel through even the smallest blood vessels. However, with this disease, the RBCs have an abnormal crescent shape resembling a… Continue reading Sickle Cell Anemia 101

2019 trials and tribulation · Faith · Feelings · Life after a coma · Sickle Cell Disease · Survivors · Warriors

Recovery week 8

Happy Sabbath/Saturday (this is a short post) I swear this is taking way longer than I anticipated. My doctor did explain that even if I had the same name surgeries done, the healing and recovery time can be very very different, but geezzee Louise it's annoying. Anyway, pain has felt a lot better in fact… Continue reading Recovery week 8

2019 trials and tribulation · Faith · Life after a coma · Sickle Cell Disease · Survivors · Thoughts · Warriors

Teaching isn’t my job, it’s tied to my purpose.

Tomorrow begins the new academic year for school in my district. Part of me is excited and part of me is still physically healing, so I am concerned how I will begin this year. A random stranger from this game app I play "words with friends", asked what do I occupation wise, I said substitute… Continue reading Teaching isn’t my job, it’s tied to my purpose.

2019 trials and tribulation · Faith · Life Advice · Life after a coma · Spiritual, devotion · Survivors · Thoughts · Warriors

Trusting Good in a Physical World

I think one of the most difficult things that a human being encounters is the notion of faith and belief. Because of our human nature and the physiology of the human creation, we are created with senses. We are naturally inclined to hear, smell, taste, touch, and see. The more I mature in my walk with the Lord,… Continue reading Trusting Good in a Physical World

2019 trials and tribulation · blogging · Faith · Feelings · Life Advice · Survivors · Thoughts · Warriors

Gems for life

Whenever I think about myself or anyone going through the valley of drybones, broken dreams and dried up hope, there is a scripture that refreshesthe soul. "The LORD will guide you continually, watering your life when youare dry and keeping you healthy, too. You will be like a well- wateredgarden, like an ever-flowing spring." Isaiah… Continue reading Gems for life

2019 trials and tribulation · Faith · Life Advice · Life after a coma · Sickle Cell Disease · Spiritual, devotion · Survivors · Warriors

Recovery week 7

Ready or not here I come! Week let's just say I am 75% ready because school begins on Monday and it's back to the classroom I go. This week has been a far better pain week than the last. Why? you ask? because I decided to try something natural, from mother-nature, many times we forget… Continue reading Recovery week 7

2019 trials and tribulation · Faith · Feelings · Life Advice · Sickle Cell Disease · Spiritual, devotion · Survivors · Warriors · Writing

I declare war

Good Morning all, happy Sabbath, Saturday to all. I can never start my day without a devotional, it is my armor I have to put on before my foot hit the floor. Today I am declaring war!! I / De / Clare / War In the words of Warren Wiersbe: "The Christian life is not… Continue reading I declare war