David replied to the topic Will You Keep Masking? in the forum Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Sickle-Cell Anemia 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Haven’t stopped wearing a mask since the pandemic started. Bought hundreds of the N95 ones from 3M and have now invested in some patterned ones to go with clothes etc. It’s an everyday part of my attire now like underwear or shoes, there’s no second thought about it. Dealing with the snarky comments, smirks or wide births is just part…[Read more]
David replied to the topic Starting HYdroxyurea in the forum Using our forums 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Based in the UK I started Hydroxyurea when I was 19 years old and it changed my life for the better, a wonder drug indeed. I went from transfusions once a month and a crisis 6 to 7 times per year to nothing but Hydroxyurea. No side effects. Started doing all the things I couldn’t before, weights, swimming, business secondments, all because of…[Read more]
David replied to the topic Sickle Cell and Pica in the forum Adults With Sickle Cell Disease 1 year ago
Woah, that’s incredible, never knew that was related. I used to eat school chalk and plaster from inside the walls. Got disciplined by parents when caught so stopped doing it then they galvanised the chalks in school with a plastic coating so stopped that too.
Very interested to know the relationship between Sickle Cell and Pica.
David became a registered member 1 year, 8 months ago