Category Archives: Genetic Disorder

I Flinch

I’ve done a true disservice to this blog, to this topic, to readers, and to my own internal world, by avoiding writing about the realities of living with HD in our family. I started this blog to shine a light … Continue reading

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Eggshells

I know this road. I’ve been here before. Some of the twists, the turns, and the road signs are different, but I know where I am. Hell. This is hell, and I know that we’re not even at the worst … Continue reading

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A Bonus, Love Story

Originally posted on TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND:
I’m writing this for the Weekly Writing Challenge: Characters. Check it out and give it a try. Her scent often announced her presence, long after she’d come and gone. Shalimar and cigarette smoked…

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The Middle: One Hour of Therapy.

Originally posted on TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND:
It’s been a time of lots of transition and life changes recently, and some days are harder than others… as many of you have read. That said, I want to thank many of…

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Some Drunk Thoughts… Does This Mean I Have a Problem?

Originally posted on TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND:
Warning:  KQM/KPM and RM- Don’t read this one. Just don’t. Drunk is probably an exaggertion, but don’t send me any comments about typos or things that don’t add up. I’ve had just enough…

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Bite Me, Universe!

Originally posted on TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND:
Note:   This is the only pictures for this one. When you’re totally in the moment, you don’t think to take photos. You don’t document each scene; it’s all there in your mind. Use…

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To Each His Own… Troubles.

Originally posted on TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND:
I’ve said it before, life is not about fairness; it isn’t fair.  Each of us has our own troubles to work through and who hasn’t said, at some point, this just isn’t fair.…

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