I am seeing this recommended 12 week shielding time as a bonus. This is time I never expected to have. I know they say time waits for no man but in this case, everything is pretty much on pause and I am making the most of it.
Author: Jenica Leah
Sickle Cell and Coronavirus
We don’t need to panic but we do need to be careful; prevention is better than cure!
Stress and Sickle Cell
My days of stressing over anything are no more.
Why? Because life is way too short.
Stress can be a trigger for bringing on a sickle cell crisis so before you let it get to that stage, ask yourself, Is it worth it?”
Feeling Fearless in 2020
Fearless is my theme this year and I shall have no limits!
Sickle Cell Travel Tips
Here are a few travel tips that have enabled me to travel to 7 destinations recently without any sickle cell complications…
There’s been so many close calls, so many complications, so many times where I thought, is this gunna be it?
A Different Type of Flight
The London In The Sky dining experience was absolutely fabulous. Strapped in and elevated 100ft in the sky, sipping on prosecco and then some wine, taking in the spectacular views of Canary Wharf, The Thames and of course The O2, all while our chef prepared our 3 course lunch right infront of us; I couldn’t quite imagine anything more fabulous than this!
South of Spain to Ease the Pain
When you’ve been spoilt with a sunny bank holiday in England, you suddenly feel like every bank holiday should be the same. I definitely did, especially because the warm weather means I’m guaranteed a few less painful days with sickle cell.
Kicking off my first blog post of the year a whole quarter of the way through it, but with good reason; I needed the break more than I knew at the time.
Let It Show
…One thing we know about this condition is that it affects everyone differently so you have to find what works for you.
Wear What You Wanna
…I’m beginning to realise why many people in the fashion world love this time of the year so much; it gives them an excuse to wear whatever they want.
“𝔽𝕚𝕘𝕙𝕥 𝕥𝕙𝕣𝕠𝕦𝕘𝕙 𝕨𝕚𝕟𝕥𝕖𝕣, 𝕝𝕚𝕧𝕖 𝕚𝕟 𝕤𝕡𝕣𝕚𝕟𝕘.”