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My Nerves Are Bothering Me - By Sarah Lindsay

My grandmother, Sarah Lilah Lindsay, passed away over the holidays. We had a complex relationship. She gave me two things I live with every day: my name and my bipolar disorder. 699 more words

Mental Health

The Black Sabbath Paranoid gene

Are the mental issues of parents hereditary? I was afraid they were and then my friend who studied anthropology said they weren’t.  I remember when Kurt Cobain committed suicide, articles would mention that his uncle had also committed suicide. 575 more words

About A Girl


I’ve touched very briefly on the hereditary factor of the diseases from which I suffer in this blog post, but for new followers I thought I’d go over the subject in more depth.  1,806 more words

Mast Cell Activation Disorder

Start from the beginning

Even though I’ll eventually back-track to the real beginning — my beginning, this is a good place to start to establish relevancy. A month ago I found out I that I tested positive for a  gene mutation, deleterious BRCA2 at sequence 6633del5. 279 more words



*I just had to share this wonderful inspiring piece by Claira Hermet.

I hope women out there affected by Breast Cancer in one way or the other find it newsworthy and probably be moved to go for prompt screening.* … 1,183 more words

Marriage Class

Blood tests

Revealed nothing new.

All normal. I should be glad right? Yeah. I’m glad. So now it’s on to an MRI of my brain. Last one was about 15 months ago where they found evidence of lesions (scarring) but could not tell if it was old transient vessel damage from a virus etc, or an ongoing process such as Multiple Sclerosis. 251 more words

Sex Addict

All blue-eyed people can be traced to one common ancestor

The Tweet: “All blue eyed people can be traced back to one person who lived near the Black Sea about 10,000 years ago.”

Between 6,000 and 10,000 years ago a mutation in the eye colour gene HERC2 resulted in the blue eyes common to Northern Europeans, according to  400 more words

The Untweetable Truth