Living with Sickle Cell What is Sickle Cell? Sickle cell disease is an inherited life-threatening blood disorder that affects the red blood cells. These sickled cells carry less oxygen to parts of the body and when these misshaped cells are clumped together causes pain crisis. It affects African Americans, Hispanics, and many more ethnic groups. Sickle cell disease is quietly devastating. Its symptoms can occur in any part … Continue reading Sickle Cell Month
First, friends I was not able to post Healthy Thursday yesterday because I was a bit under the weather. I’m still not feeling 100% but I will be okay. So I’m adding a healthy tip to this wrap up. Healthy Living Thursday Zika. What Do You Know? I have been concerned about Zika since I heard about it. I wrote this post on May 25, … Continue reading Friday Wrap
Do you love a good apple? Do you have a favorite type? The green Granny Smith apples are my favorite. Apples are a great snack for on the go. You can cut them up, eat them whole or put in your smoothie. If you are like me, looking for a snack that has a good taste, crunch and easy to prepare puts the Apple on … Continue reading An Apple Will Keep The Doctor Away
I realized last year that I like Brussels Sprouts. I did not know anything about them nor had I ate them before. I grew up eating cabbage and greens but that was it. I made them last Thanksgiving but they are good anytime. This is the recipe I used from the Food Network. 1 1/2 pounds Brussels sprouts 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 3 … Continue reading The Love of Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Back to school is right around the corner. Everyone is shopping and getting their clothes, supplies, and food choices ready for the first day. I really don’t know how the lunch at school these days go but when I was coming up you could take your lunch, which I did most days, except when they had pizza or burgers. I loved the bread rolls anytime. … Continue reading What’s For Lunch?