When I Feel a Sickle Cell Crisis Happening, I Follow These 5 Steps

When I Feel a Sickle Cell Crisis Happening, I Follow These 5 Steps

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When I Feel a Sickle Cell Crisis Happening, I Follow These 5 Steps

The word “crisis” is probably the most accurate term for what happens when pain kicks in from sickle cell disease. The dictionary definition of a crisis is “a time of intense difficulty or danger,” and that’s exactly what happens during a sickle cell crisis. When I have one, it feels like the peaceful existence I once knew crumbles away. I tell myself that it’s my body’s way of saying I’ve done too much. However, this…

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