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.
We don’t need to panic but we do need to be careful; prevention is better than cure!
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?”
Fearless is my theme this year and I shall have no limits!
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.
…One thing we know about this condition is that it affects everyone differently so you have to find what works for you.
…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.”
“𝔸 𝕡𝕠𝕡 𝕠𝕗 𝕔𝕠𝕝𝕠𝕦𝕣 𝕗𝕠𝕣 𝕥𝕙𝕠𝕤𝕖 𝕨𝕚𝕟𝕥𝕖𝕣 𝕓𝕝𝕦𝕖𝕤.”
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…
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