Sickle Cell Anemia is considered a rare disease. It is an inherited blood disorder that impacts shape and health of red blood cells According to the CDC Sickle Cell Anemia affect approx 100,000 Americans
On Jan 1st comedian Rickey Smiley thought it would be funny to include Sickle Cell Anemia in a joke. During an obituary skit he listed Sickle Cell as an ailment the person who died suffered from.
As I type this Dylan is sleeping in his room with his younger brother. I think about how many times they’ve been separated because of Dylan’s countless hospital stays. In fact when I was in labor with his younger brother Dylan was admitted into the hospital. I gave birth on one floor of the hospital […]
It’s a celebration!!! Today marks 10 mos since Dylan has been hospital free! We celebrate every month bc we are sooooo grateful! We are not about that hospital life. Someone asked recently. How is it that Dylan hasn’t had pain in almost 3yrs (Jan 2019 makes 3yrs) but has been in the hospital during that […]
Warrior Mom Tamika Norman shares her experience with Sickle Cell Anemia. Her daughter Micah has been diagnosed with Sickle Cell Beta Thalassemia. Tamika has chosen to take a natural approach to this disease vs the traditional methods of treating Sickle Cell Anemia. “My daughter Micah is an 11 year old with Sickle cell-Beta Thalassemia. She […]
Choosing the right doctor for your child is one of the many important responsibilities you have as a new parent. The anxiety and stress this decision causes is not without reason. Your child’s pediatrician will partner with you in your child’s medical care for the next 18 yrs. Whether your child is healthy or has […]