#Spoonie

#Spoonie

On Human Energy Conservation aka being a Spoonie “I’m not lazy.” That’s something sickle cell warriors often say when asked what they want others to know about them. I personally have never been called lazy, however I have had that uneasy feeling where a peer is doing the most and I choose to do the ... Read More
Sickle Cell + Photography: Orig1nal Blog Feature

Sickle Cell + Photography: Orig1nal Blog Feature

Hi Loves! I back again with a feature Friday Featuring me! A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to link up with fellow blogger Ori of Origin1al blog. In the 13 min segment we discuss my journey to photography and how I’ve been using it share empowering stores such as the Warrior Series. We ... Read More
Letter to Evelyn from the Internets and other Creators of Joy

Letter to Evelyn from the Internets and other Creators of Joy

This past April I spent seven days in the hospital for a sickle cell crisis. his hospitalization was my  first since December 2013 – I had been crisis free for five years. This is a big deal for anyone living with sickle cell, especially for me – someone who spent most of her childhood in and ... Read More
Chronically Fearless Feature

Chronically Fearless Feature

Chronically Fearless is a space for young women living with chronic illnesses to connect and share experiences and resources.   me in Fearless merch. I was first introduced to Tasha from The Africanist Podcast  (her episode here) two years ago. I immediately fell in love with her message and mission, I attended the Chronically Fearless launch a few ... Read More
The Warrior Series Video

The Warrior Series Video

Perfection is the enemy of progress I’ve had this idea in mind for months but was disappointed by the quality of video I shot. Unable to re-shoot, I was determined to compensate with editing, when I got sick of Premiere Pro, I just decided to post! I’m just glad to get the idea out of ... Read More
ATX & London #Vlogs

ATX & London #Vlogs

  Some of my blog posts got lost in the sauce and I was unable to recover them sooo I just wanted to re-post my travel vlogs for archiving reasons. I wish I remembered what all I wrote for each post so I could perfectly re-post them but I don’t soo lesson learned. More YouTube ... Read More
KweenPhotos + Sikcell for #WegoHealthAwards

KweenPhotos + Sikcell for #WegoHealthAwards

I know, it’s been a minute and life updates are coming soonest! In the mean time, I have some exciting news! I’m honored to say I’ve been nominated for the #WEGOHealthAwards! These awards seek to recognize Patient Leaders who are making an impact with their advocacy. My advocacy are being sickle ell awareness. “The WEGO ... Read More
#TheWarriorSeries Volume 1

#TheWarriorSeries Volume 1

June 19th is World Sickle Cell Awareness Day. In honor of it, I launched a project that was has been on my heart for some time – #TheWarriorSeries. The Warrior Series is a photo series that redefines what it means to live with sickle cell. I was also honored to have it featured on xoNECOLE: ... Read More
Too American for Nigeria, Too Nigerian for America

Too American for Nigeria, Too Nigerian for America

The Plight of the Immigrant-American, written Fall 2015 It wasn’t until my recent trip to Nigerian that I realized just how American I am. Up until studying abroad in spring 2014, solely identified as Nigerian, a delusion that is mostly due to the way I was raised. As a first generation American, my parents wanted to ensure ... Read More