My name is Dawn, and I am HD negative. However, I have lost my grandmother, my aunt and my mother to Huntingtons Disease. My sister is positive, my brother un-tested. This is my take on a genetic nightmare.
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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
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
It’s Friday Fictioneers— my weekly dose of flash fiction, from a photo prompt. Rochelle Wisoff-Fields brings us together, with photo prompts from various sources. The challenge is to write a story with a beginning, middle and end, and only 100 … Continue reading
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
How strange to be starting a new blog, starting over. My other blog, Tales From the Motherland, has been up and running since June 2011. It has 500+ subscribers, and I send it out each week via all kinds of … Continue reading
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…