Spotlight On Jenica Leah

Name: Jenica Leah Age: 28 Likes: Salted popcorn Dislikes: Corners and enclosed spaces Secret Confession: I go to the cinemas to buy popcorn and leave… without watching a movie. Socials: @JustJLeah on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram

Spotlight on Kehinde Salami

Name: Kehinde Salami Age: 36 Likes: Jollof Rice Dislikes: Marmite Secret Confession: Used to have a crush on the fun house twins, Melanie and Martina Socials: @sicklekan Twitter, Facebook, Instagram Website: http://www.sicklekan.com

Spotlight on Sadeh Sophia

Name: Sadeh Sophia Age: 26 Likes: Crisps, Beyonce, Mary J Blige, The colour orange. Dislikes: Spiders, People breathing too close, Saying I Love You. Secret Confession: Wanted to be Scary Spice from the Spice Girls. Twitter @SadehSophia

Spiritual Guide

So this morning I reluctantly drove myself to A & E as I knew deep down (spiritual guide) that it was the right thing to do…

Sickle Cell and the NFL

There are so many individuals who have platforms they could use to raise awareness, surely some of them must be using it for a cause that needs it, such as sickle cell.

Sickle Cell and Racism

  Subscribe to my Youtube Channel for  more  ‘Me, Myself and Sickle Cell’ video blogs.   This sarcastic tweet by a nurse was one I couldn’t scroll past without replying. Racial stigma against sickle cell patients does exist!! What are your thoughts? I’m sure we (sickle cell patients) have many bad experiences we could share but…

Y O L O

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.

Taking Control

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,…