The Big Problem With MTHFR Mutations In The Spotlight

May 31, 2016

When I learned I had the MTHFR gene mutation C677T, I was so happy, because I thought that meant I could take a pill to solve my odd health symptoms. It has been about 3 years since I got my test results. Since then, testing has become more affordable, more research has been done, and […]

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I Was Wrong

January 27, 2016

Tonight my eyes burn from exhaustion. It’s one of my longest days of the week where I’ve had to be “on” all day – you know, presentable to adults at a meeting at 7:45am, then chauffeuring my Girl Scout, then rushing home to cook a dinner from scratch and put them to bed almost on […]

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Mommy, You Should Write A Book!

December 13, 2015

At dinner this evening, my daughter said I should write a book called “The Mother’s Story,” so I could share the ways I’ve learned to be a mother for her when she grows up. She is seven, and doesn’t really understand that Motherhood feels like an evolving series of tests. Or that I don’t have […]

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Skeleton Stories: When I Was Ten

July 9, 2015

EDITED: Ah, the power of the Internet. My Dad read this and we had a long talk. I have judiciously edited this for more accuracy. I have no intention of slander, but rather to highlight that abuse and dysfunction happen. When we keep these secrets, they perpetuation the problems for generations.  We all have skeletons […]

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