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
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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
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
How are you doing?
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?
Fascination with the body
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
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