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#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
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

September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month

Hi all! I apologize for being MIA, “Life got in the way”. I’m an RA this year and had training for two weeks and then school started. But now I should have a (somewhat) steady schedule. Any who so it’s 11 days till the walk! If you havent registered, today is the last day.  AND ... Read More

#TeamAde

Hello lovely people I don’t know how many of you registered to be on my team for the SOS walk but if you did, please send me your name (first and last) in an email. There was a glitch on the site and I’m the only one on my roster :'( . Please do so ... Read More

Journey to become a Runner [Stomp Out Sickle Cell 5k]

Quick Reminder: There’s only 21 DAYS LEFT to register for $20!! Visit www.soswalk.org! Dont forget, you can be part of my team, Team Ade, make your own team of walk solo. Last month I posted about the Stomp Out Sickle Cell walk. With 2 1/2 months to train there’s no time to waste [because I’m incredibly out of shape]. ... Read More