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.
I’ve been self loving from a young age (had no idea that’s what it was called) as this was how I managed to overcome a lot of my insecurities surrounding my sickle cell. Growing with this mentality has given me so much confidence that I can sometimes come across as a little bit conceited… I…
Being sensible with sickle cell is not only a vital part of keeping well, but it’s a vital part of staying alive.
I say YOLO often, but I value my life and would never risk it for a few days of fun.
Happy New Year and all things 2017! I didn’t plan for this to be my first post of the year, but I also didn’t plan for sickle cell to interfere with the plans I had and throw me completely off my game.
Hi readers, my name is Jenica Leah. Some of you may or may not know that I was born with Sickle Cell Anaemia. I never saw myself being able to share something so intimate out of fear of other people’s opinions. I have come to realise that my opinion of myself is what matters more,…