Category Archives: Grief/ grieving

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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Knowing You’re Gonna Crash…

When I started this blog, I thought I’d be posting all the time. Because, Huntington’s is on my mind– All. The. Time. However, it’s been the opposite. I seem to avoid these pages for that very reason. I can hardly … Continue reading

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Harder Than I Thought…

Writing this blog is harder than I thought. It’s one thing to upload the old posts that I wrote, as my Mom was dealing with Huntington’s and dying. It’s another to look at where that left me… us. My family. … Continue reading

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Mother, May I…

Originally posted on TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND:
To my mother, with love. For those of you who have been following my blog for a while, you know that New Year’s Eve is the anniversary of my mother’s death. For those…

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Black and Blue

Originally posted on TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND:
Sweet solitude.Image: Paul Anderson, photographer extraordinair.               I woke to the hangover— of sadness, anxiety, dark feelings that pulled me into sleep last night… after hours of…

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The Middle: Leftovers

Originally posted on TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND:
This Christmas I realized something… there are a lot of leftover feelings and memories that cloud the holidays for me. Melancholy falls on me as Christmas approaches and shift my experience, as hard…

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Sometimes The Pressure of the Holly, Isn’t So Jolly…

Originally posted on TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND:
I’ve always been a Christmas person and when I married Smart Guy and we agreed to raise our children in Jewish faith, I embraced Hanukkah as well. That makes December a big huge…

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