Happy Saturday, before I write my next blog about Mental Health and Depression part 4, I want to put a disclaimer. My blog is not for anyone to feel sorry for me, it is to inform, educate. motivate and strengthen anyone dealing with life. My experiences are personal knowledge through experience. It is my life,… Continue reading For you.
Tag: Sickle Cell Disease
While I learn to accept and support the belief, theory, and change willingly and enthusiastically of my cognitive disability, I do miss my old self and some emotions, like happiness and joy. I have been certainly welcoming my lack of apathy - because somethings "I really don't care for or about". Imagine quoting this scripture… Continue reading Adulting…..
TIA, ABI, MCI and Sickle Cell Anemia
You might be thinking and wondering what these acronyms have to do with each other; well my post has covered all except one. If you are new here let me re-cap a little. Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) is often called a mini-stroke TIA - Click the acronym to see my post on this. This was… Continue reading TIA, ABI, MCI and Sickle Cell Anemia
Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) education time:
My diagnosis after two Neurocognitive tests. This is a way to measure brain function non-invasively. It uses paper-and-pencil tests or computerized tests to assess important aspects of cognition: attention, memory, language, reaction time, perception, and so on. One test was administered in UT Health in Houston TX, in 2019. The length of the testing appointment six… Continue reading Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) education time:
Mental Health and Depression – Pt 2
Begin date of post: May 29, 2022 I haven't written in over a year. I believe my last post was on my 48th Birthday in December 2020, but what started off as a small miserable feeling turned out to be my biggest fight. I actually tried writing when it first began in 2021 but I… Continue reading Mental Health and Depression – Pt 2
Chapter 48 WOW!! and just like that Chapter 47 ended and I enter a new era today. I am so elated at how far God has brought me. I will lift up my eyes unto the hills from whence cometh my help. My help cometh from the Lord, The Lord which made heaven and earth.… Continue reading Chapter 48
September in Sickle Cell Awareness Month
The irony on September being Sickle Cell month is that very same month this disease put me in the biggest fight of and for my life. I won that battle but not the war as there were so many more battles that followed. I will forever be fighting I may not always win but I… Continue reading September in Sickle Cell Awareness Month
What exactly is "consistency"? There are two meanings in the dictionary 1.conformity in the application of something, typically that which is necessary for the sake of logic, accuracy, or fairness. 2. the way in which a substance, typically a liquid, holds together; thickness or viscosity. Well for the sake of my post, I really want… Continue reading Consistency
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
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
50 in Paris
I have envisioned having my 50th birthday personally looking at this view for real. Ok, so 50 is just a few years from now not that few because I already booked a cruise for my 49th which is next year. I can't wait till the world is healed because I have not given up on… Continue reading 50 in Paris
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
Hello, all if you are new to my page I welcome you, for the rest let me reintroduce myself. My Page is named Phoenix - why? because In Greek mythology, a phoenix (/ˈfiːnɪks/; Ancient Greek: φοῖνιξ, phoînix) is a long-lived bird that cyclically regenerates or is otherwise born again. Associated with the Sun, a phoenix obtains new life by… Continue reading 2020 Decade
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.
Good Bye 2019
It's been a while I have been able to sit and write something, but the hip journey had been difficult. I finally had my surgery on December 13, 2019. I spent my 47th birth in pain and about 8 hours discharged from the hospital, Thanksgiving was a lonely dinner and Christmas was spent sleeping the… Continue reading Good Bye 2019
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