Latest Blog Posts from Lyric Porter

What Connecting With Other Sickle Cell Disease Warriors Taught Me

What Connecting With Other Sickle Cell Disease Warriors Taught Me

I’ve always cherished the relationships I’ve developed with other people living with sickle cell disease. I’ve also depended on them to encourage ...

ByLyric PorterFebruary 12, 2024
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What Holidays Can Look Like for Someone Living With Sickle Cell Disease

What Holidays Can Look Like for Someone Living With Sickle Cell Disease

One of the most frustrating issues I've faced has always been the lack of consideration my illness has for my plans ....

ByLyric PorterJanuary 5, 2024
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How Sickle Cell Disease Affects My Identity, Confidence, and Self-Esteem

How Sickle Cell Disease Affects My Identity, Confidence, and Self-Esteem

As a teenager, there are so many things that can impact the personal perception you have of yourself and cause anxiety about how you think others may view you ....

ByLyric PorterNovember 15, 2023
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What I Wish Others Knew About Sickle Cell Disease

What I Wish Others Knew About Sickle Cell Disease

Have you ever been surrounded by friends having fun and feeling like the moment is one of the best days of your life?

ByLyric PorterOctober 25, 2023
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How Sickle Cell Disease Affects My Social Life

How Sickle Cell Disease Affects My Social Life

For as long as I’m able to remember, I’ve always considered myself a social individual. I’ve never had trouble meeting new people or making new friends ....

ByLyric PorterSeptember 8, 2023
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How I Learned to Manage Stress and Anxiety While Living With Sickle Cell Disease

How I Learned to Manage Stress and Anxiety While Living With Sickle Cell Disease

Most complications of sickle cell disease are uncontrollable. But I’ve found that limiting the amount of stress and anxiety in my life is a great way to reduce ...

ByLyric PorterAugust 9, 2023
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