For most of my adult life, I lead with the phrase “sickle Cell is a disease; It is not a verdict of who I am”- a bold disclaimer that I apply to friendships and relationships with depth.
They say desperate times call for desperate measures, so I started researching curative therapies for sickle cell disease.
World Sickle Cell Day written on notebook with stethoscope, syringe, eyeglasses and pills on wooden desk.
In honor of World Sickle Cell Day – a global initiative to raise awareness for SCD, I have shared excerpts from my transplant diary.
TOPICS: Health Wellness sickle cell anemia sickle cell disease world sickle cell day