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
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
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, 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.
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
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
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
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
How are you doing?, Is the most common greeting besides hello, which is then most times followed by How are you doing? but do people really care how one is doing, or they say it out of common courtesy. Normally, the answer to that is " I am fine, or well, or good" but are… Continue reading How are you doing?
TIME LINE: Sickle cell has me fascinated by how the body works. It also proves to me the power in God's healing if you are faithful. Ending of 2016, I had back pain that I couldn't describe or explain .. went on into 2017. This is when I first learned about Avascular Necrosis (AVN) in… Continue reading Fascination with the body