Tag Archives: Loss

Truth Roars Like A Lion

*This is simultaneously posted here and on my other blog, Tales From the Motherland. (Baby steps, friends. Exactly 2 months ago today, I wrote my first new blog post in ages. Then I recoiled. This started as a draft… nine … Continue reading

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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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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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Stick. Stack. Stuck.

Originally posted on TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND:
image: annetaintor.com Stuck. I’m stuck. Stuck in this seat this morning, dressed in my work out clothes, but not working out. I’m stuck with my computer—poised for work, the screen blank, my mind…

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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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