Category: My Diary

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Sickle Cell and Denial

My name is Audrey Mukoro, a 35-year- old sickle cell warrior, a single mom, genetic counsellor and founder and executive director of Audrey Sickle Cell Foundation. I am a proud warrior. Years ago, it wouldn’t have been easy to admit that I am living with sickle cell disorder; societal pressures...

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My Bed Wetting (Enuresis) Experience

Hi Guys! Its been ages…… I am so sorry been busy with life generally and helping the sickle cell community thrive….. I am back for good. Enuresis is defined as urinating when you do not intend to go. Enuresis is often called bed-wetting when it occurs at night. Enuresis is...

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Discrimination:Sequel to my Secondary School Pt.2

Dear Diary feels good to be here again. Audre Lorde “It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.” (from Left Jessica, Anita and Me) ….. that was how I left senior secondary school unsure of what my future had...

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Sequel to my Secondary School Days.

Dear Diary, am sorry to have left for so long; I have been very busy with stuffs  and the foundation too. I will do my best to be up in here frequently. Sequel to my secondary school days. This is the part where my parents and friends family got to...

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My Secondary School Days.

Dear Diary, I am so sorry, I have not written for a while, I have been engrossed with plans for Walk for life. An annual awareness walk for warriors. It’s our first project as an organization. However, not giving an excuse, but everything is always easy before it’s done. Recent...

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My Primary School Days

Hey guys! Am back like I promised to last week on my post…………..this is about my primary school days sequel to “how it started”. My primary school times was kinda the coolest period of my whole experiences; this was the time where my parents cared for me the most been...

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The Do’s and Don’t of a Warrior (Sickle)

Hey guys, hope you enjoyed my first post, if you did, please help me share. The goal is to build a community of warriors and let’s hold hands together. I am so excited about this project, at 32 years, I know my journey has just begun and I’m okay with...

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How it Started.

My name is Audrey Mukoro, a single mum and I am living with sickle cell anemia disease. We don’t talk about Sickle cell, as we do about aids or cancer, but I’ve lived with this disease for thirty years. I’ve been discriminated, abandoned and living in denial, but not anymore....