It's no secret that sickle cell has a lot of symptoms that manifest themselves due to the nature of the disease caused by the sickle shaped red blood cells. Symptoms include but are not limited to stroke, priapism, acute chest syndrome and of course painful crisis.
Let's face it, here in Texas where I live, the weather has been all sorts of crazy. One minute it's sunny and hot, the next minute it's a forecast of storms and golf-ball size hail so it hasn't exactly been the ideal springin' into shorts weather that this post is about. However, when those sunny days do make an appearance, so do some of my favorite pair of shorts.
Positive thinking affirmations are meant to encourage us to live lives filled with positivity and motivation. We all need that daily dose of positive energy to set the tone for our next 24 hours and to keep us going well after that.