Thalassemia Awareness Month on Fit & Literate

I have Thalassemia Minor and while it’s a lighter case of Thalassemia it is not easy. I have to be careful what I do because of it. I can’t go up high, I can’t donate blood, I can’t have too much iron. Though I have Iron Deficiency Anemia on top of it and it’s likeContinue reading “Thalassemia Awareness Month on Fit & Literate”

May’s Theme: Thalassemia

I have Thalassemia Minor and the eighth will be World Thalassemia Day. I will be telling you everything I know about Thalassemia. Blood disorders suck and no one should have to go through them. The people with Alpha suffer far worse than me, but being constantly anemic with two anemias sucks too. I hope youContinue reading “May’s Theme: Thalassemia”

Introduction to the New Fit & Literate

Introductions are happening over and over on my blog, but I have made a concentrated effort to have a plan in action. So let me tell you about the changes I’m making to the blog.

Genes and Drugs

I figured out recently that if your family members can’t tolerate a drug then you can’t either.