Caregiving, Chronic Illness, Health, Hospital Care, Parenting, Sickle Cell, Uncategorized

Madness or March, Fighting Against the “Comfort Zone”

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com The hubby and I love NBA basketball. Living in the Detroit area, we have not had much experience lately with our home team making the playoffs. So, while I wait for the Pistons to make their way back on top, it's been interesting to watch players leave their teams for… Continue reading Madness or March, Fighting Against the “Comfort Zone”

Caregiving, Chronic Illness, Donate, Health, Health, Sickle Cell, Uncategorized

Conquering Ain’t Easy

When Kennedy was first diagnosed with Sickle Cell, people around me were great and full of encouragement. People who knew someone with Sickle Cell gave me all the positive reports of their lives, and people who didn't know anyone with Sickle Cell researched people and found articles about PhD professionals, nurses, teachers, designers, engineers, entrepreneurs,… Continue reading Conquering Ain’t Easy

Caregiving, Health, Hospital Care, Parenting, Sickle Cell

Oh, Heavy Day

On Monday August 29, 2016, we'd just returned home from California. It was our first trip with two kids so I had A LOT to unpack. As I loaded clothes full of California sand into the washing machine, the vibration from my phone sent me back to my reality. It was a text from the… Continue reading Oh, Heavy Day