How I Score My Level of Sickle Cell Pain | Sickle Cell Diaries

Sometimes you need to let others know how severe your sickle cell pain is, particularly if you are in Hospital. I seldom get pains that require me to be be hospitalised, which works great for me as I prefer to treat my pain as much as I can before seeking any kind of help. However, I do get many aches and pains throughout the week that come and go, and these pains range from low to high in severity. As I've started keeping a pain diary to show my consultant, I've come up with a scoring ...
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The Benefits of Keeping A Pain Diary | Sickle Cell Diaries

Over the past 7 months, I've maintained a full-time job assignment that required me to travel by train 5-days a week. To most people this is normal, but for a sickle cell sufferer it can be a nightmare. I was constantly aching, and I was always tired. The worst part was that I stopped taking painkillers to manage my pain because they would make me too drowsy at work and have me on the brink of falling asleep. Back in March I had an appointment with my consultant at the Hospital and ...
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BET News Highlights Anthony Frasier

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABVfCxkcffc BET News Tech did a feature on my friend and fellow co-founder of The Koalition, Anthony Frasier. Anthony has always been an intelligent brother, with big dreams of being financially independent, and living his passion. He's been a big influence on me as a person, so it's always great to see him reach new heights in his career. Anthony has previously been featured on CNN, in which he took part in a reality show where he created his own business ...
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The Benefits of Keeping a Journal

Along with this blog I also have my own personal journal that I hope nobody will actually read (at least until I pass away). I believe it's important for everyone to write regularly about a number of different subjects, whether they plan for other people to read it or not. There are many benefits to writing out your thoughts; for example, I find that my mind wanders quite frequently, even when I'm supposed to be concentrating on something. Well writing out my thoughts helps me to clear my ...
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My Top Coping Mechanisms When Suffering From Sickle Cell Crisis

Fellow Sickle Cell sufferers know that there's nothing worse than suffering pain so bad that you can barely move. It gets to the point where it even effects our breathing, and once it gets to that point there's nothing else for us to do but get dosed up on painkillers and try to get comfortable in bed (whether it be at home or the hospital). It's a process I've been through a lot in my life, and it seems to get worse every time. However, to take my mind off things I have a list of coping ...
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