Having a productive day with chronic illness
Lifestyle

Seven ways to have a productive day with chronic illness

What does a productive day look like? Someone might say sleeping throughout the day or another says being able to complete that university assignment. You must have started to see where I’m moving towards but if you haven’t it is fine. What I am trying to say is that saying a day is productive is …

Interviews Sickle cell corner

Sharon B. Peter talks sickle cell, Adakveo and Oxbryta and more

On the interview section this week, Sharon Peter gave her time to talk and inspire us. Sharon lives with sickle cell disorder and she is an advocate with strong passion for sickle cell warriors. Read her response to our sickle cell questions Let’s start with a brief introduction. Tell us about you? Sharon: My name …

how parents can help their child living with sickle cell
Sickle cell corner

How parents can help a child living with sickle cell grow to be sickle strong

You might wonder what it means to be sickle strong. It is a term thrown around to mean someone who lives with sickle cell yet they are strong and are slaying. Now back to the topic. Living with sickle cell is tough but to be a child living with sickle cell disorder is tougher. It …

Fictional books that teach about sickle cell
Books Lifestyle

Five fictional books that will teach you about chronic illness

This post contains affiliate links. That means when you click and purchase a product I get paid a commission at no extra cost to you. I only recommend products that I have used and served me well. Remember the last time you told someone that you have a chronic illness? Did you tell them about …

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Become a blogger

How to effectively increase blog traffic for first year blogs

The first year of blogging can really be a frustrating year especially when you create great contents but no one to read. It has been proven that very few out of the millions that start a blog daily make it till the end of their first year. In this post, I will show you how …

Lifestyle Movies

Five 2019 movies that made my year (Number 1 is a must watch for everyone)

Movies are a way for me to escape into another world and experience reality in another perspective. Watching movies does not only help you get out of boredom. A good movie will make you feel not alone. Read 15 other things you can do when bored here. I can’t get over my love for watching …

Things to know before starting a blog
Become a blogger

7 Things I wished I knew before starting a blog

The thought of starting a blog can be really interesting but also frustrating if you don’t know where to start or what to do. If that sounds like you, then I’ve got you covered. In this post, I will share the most important things I’ve learnt in over five years of inconsistent blogging. I’m sure …

How to set goals for 2020
Lifestyle

Do you have goals for the year 2020? These tips will help you set goals towards a wonderful year.

Set goals, plan ahead. In the words of Sir Winston Churchill “He who fails to plan is planning to fail” Let me remind you that the year 2020 is in less than 30 days. If you don’t have you goals yet, now is the time to sit, plan and set goals for the new year. …

Lifestyle

Getting bored at home? Here are 15 fun things to do at home to stay sane

Have you wondered how to kill boredom? or ever ran out of things to do at home when you are alone? Living with an unpredictable illness like sickle cell can be so frustrating. This minute you are doing well, the next you find yourself so weak that you can’t get out of bed or in …

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Become a blogger

How to start a blog the easiest way – Complete guide for beginners

So you’ve decided to start a blog? Good for you. But you don’t know where to start? I got you covered in this post. Here’s a complete guide to show you how to start a blog in very easy steps. This post contains affiliate links which means when you purchase anything from the link, I …

what is sickle cell anemia
Sickle cell corner

What is the ‘Anemia’ in sickle cell anemia?

Anemia is a condition in which you have lack enough red blood cells to carry adequate oxygen to your body tissues. Sickle cell anemia is usually used interchangeably with sickle cell disorder, but somehow sickle cell anemia is different. Here’s how? The body of every human is made up cells. The red blood cells are …

how to improve your health
Healthy living Lifestyle

Living with chronic illness – How to improve your health

How do you improve your health despite living with chronic illness? Usually chronic illnesses lasts a very long time, some for a lifetime and are mostly not curable. When you know you have to live the rest of your life with an illness that causes pain and other worrisome complications, then you are left with …

interview with sickle cell warrior and fitness expert Candyce Heather
Fitness Interviews Sickle cell corner

Interview with a fitness expert and sickle cell warrior

At first, I was having doubt about interviewing her. I knew she had answers to a some of my fitness questions and maybe to yours too but I just thought now wasn’t the right time. It took a while before I realized it was either now or never. So, I reached out to her and …