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.
Dylan was officially diagnosed with Sickle Cell Anemia at 5 weeks old. We left our appointment with 2 prescriptions, one for Folic Acid. The doctor explained that Folic Acid will assist in red blood cell formation, which is crucial for sicklers whose red blood cells die faster than normal red blood cells. I didn’t do […]