Uduak’s Musings

Is there finally a cure?

In desperate quest for a cure to my Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) some years ago, I stumbled on the bone marrow transplant as a solution to SCD; this method would usually involve chemotherapy at a stage. I imagined it would be a tortuously painful process. Somehow...

What do you do with your pains?

Life's storms can hit you so hard you'd begin to wonder how you still making it through. I have lived my years as a Sickle Cell patient but in these genes, thankfully, I have had a relatively healthy period as compared to a few other patients I have met in my journey...

That last drop of faith!

On 3rd November, 2015, I received the most shocking news of my life. I sat there looking steadily at the Nephrologist as he told me I was at the end stage of a Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). I couldn't quite believe this because just the other day I was diagnosed with...

Live to fight and fight to live

`I laugh NOT because the jokes are that interesting, but because the uncountable tears I have shed keep me thankful for every second I can laugh. I smile NOT because I don't have cares and burdens that tend to weigh down my mind, but because I know what I feel when I...