Tags » Genetic Testing

By Your Side

On a sunny day, a long time ago It was 1980 and I had just turned sixteen.

A beautiful little boy, with his big blue eyes and his bright blonde hair said to me, “My daddy’s not going to die like your daddy did.   338 more words

I'm strong because....

I am strong because…

I went to work everyday with what I thought was an empty sac.

I chose to do genetic testing knowing I would likely continue the pregnancy regardless of the results. 592 more words

I'm 2.7% 'Neanderthal': The language of evolution

According to a recent analysis of my DNA done by this company (which was a company used by Henry Louis Gates Jr.’s series “Finding… 696 more words

Nonfiction

Is it in the Genes? (Part 2)

In the 4/8/14 post “Is it in the Genes?” I mentioned our “educated effort” to pursue genetic testing and naturopathy. By this, I meant that based on what I have read about… 1,082 more words

Journal Entries

Kalydeco: Days 7-11

The format for this post will be a little different than the past days i’ve spoken on my journey taking kalydeco. Honestly, its because nothing overly eventful has happened over the past 4 days. 844 more words

Cystic Fibrosis

Anniversary and Answers?

The muse is not whispering today, and I am having a hard time putting my thoughts eloquently on paper. Or more like fake virtual paper. 624 more words

The Shedd Aquarium's New Penguin Chick Now Has A Name!

It took them forever to figure out if it was a girl and even longer to give the new baby penguin at the Shedd Aquarium a name. 68 more words

Features