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Bella Naija Feature Follow Up

Hey warriors and supporters!

First and foremost, I would love to welcome you if you are new to the blog, it’s nice to have you all here. I am super excited to get to know you more through comments, messages and support.

So, a follow-up post was needed for that last post, which was very abrupt and short btw (sorry I wrote that on my way to work), but I do hope you all found my article insightful, maybe opened your eyes to some things you never gave much thought to. I enjoyed the feedbacks and the comments, please keep them coming, let the conversation continue as you share . And if you have any experiences or stories to share please do so.

Speaking of comments, one of the comments on the article really struck me, see excerpt below  (more…)

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In My Feelings…

I am sick and tired of being sick and tired! Seriously, this chronic illness called Sickle Cell Disease NEEDS our voice, it desperately need awareness and most importantly, our attention.

UGHHH!!…

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Dear Sickle Cell Carriers… & All

Few weeks back, this article (below) was floating around the websphere and it quickly got a lot of people’s attention.

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I am not oblivious to the lack in awareness that is desperately needed for Sickle Cell Disease, but I was faced with another realization from the conversation this article started, and that was the lack of understanding of the severity the disease has. When people think sickle cell disease, they automatically attach some range of severity to people living with the disease, but none to people with the sickle cell trait.

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We Did It! Hurray.

I know. I know. 2 blog posts in one week? back to back? whaaaaat? Crazy… but I had to. I can’t bottle it in any longer.

About 1:30 AM, I got tagged in an IG post regarding the White House petition going on for Sickle Cell Disease to be declared a national priority and have budget for programs. Well I needed to see this for myself as I have literally stalked the site since the petition started.

Believe me when I say I left the web page opened and kept refreshing ever so often, I definitely had sincere worries (more…)

For Moi?

Since my last post, I can’t even begin to shout, all these support for lil ol’me? I’m feeling the love, everyone that has reached back or  left a comment, followed and/or shared, I appreciate y’all. I have readers from places I never imagined and I’m just short of words, to be quite honest “I never hespered it”. I’m simply blessed, idk how else to quantify it but (more…)