I wanted to share,

When I wrote this blog I was of the mindset that I’m pausing my life to start this crusade and campaign for better health care. Then I slapped myself in the face and looked at it for real, this is me starting my life and really being the me who I’m supposed to be.

There are people out there who are afraid to even speak about our medical condition like is some dirty little secret or an embarrassment to where they will feel shame or ridicule even speaking about it.

For me I know I’m out here and this is me being me. I am for sure 100% myself and I can’t be anyway but authentic with it. This is the real Start. March 14 I started my life came out the closet and let people know the real me not the me they perceive me to be.

Whatever Moves Your Dial

Damilare. Not Your Typical

Here is the Original blog  A dose of Optimism

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Thank You For Reading… Please read my other Sickle Cell related blogs:

A Dose of Optimism

A Portion of Humanity

Global Invisible Disease

And visit Sickle Cell Companion  for all my other literature on Sickle Cell

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