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How a mum takes care of a child with sickle cell
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How one mum runs a sickle cell charity and takes care of her warrior at the same time

Sickle cell disorder isn’t something anyone can prepare for. Typically  the whole family will at one point or another feel the harsh effects of sickle cell. But what does it feel like to be a mum to a child living with sickle cell? I’m curious to know. If you are too, keep reading. I connected …

How to use Instagram for advocacy
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How to use Instagram for advocacy in 2021: A practical guide

According to statistics from Oberlo, Instagram is estimated to have over 1 billion users in 2021. That is almost 74 million users more than the figure in 2020. As an advocate of sickle cell disorder, I have always thought of the internet as a great tool for advocacy. Also, social media platforms like Instagram cannot …

Lessons learned as sickle cell warrior living in lagos
Lifestyle Sickle Cell

Lessons I learned in a day as someone living with sickle cell in Lagos

I’m sure anyone living in Lagos or have lived in Lagos would agree with me that the Lagos is super stressful and you have to really street smart to live in certain areas of Lagos. There is even a popular saying that if you no fit wise for Lagos, you no fit wise for anywhere. …

Depression and chronic illness: How to deal with depression that comes with living with a chronic illness
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Depression and chronic illness: How to deal with depression

Depression and chronic illness are closely related. Living with a chronic illness increases the rate of getting depressed. According to webmd, it is estimated that up to one-third of people with a serious medical condition have symptoms of depression, and people living with sickle cell disorder are no exception. Even though I haven’t been in …