Today

Today

Today I finally got up the guts to take my Inherited Retinal Degeneration or (IRD) DNA test. It wasn’t like the test in my master’s classes, pushing me to study for endless hours and lose sleep. Instead, it was simple, almost too simple. It seems weird...
HDC Has a Home

HDC Has a Home

Do I exist if I don’t write? A part of me comes out through words that I can’t express in any other way. I don’t typically speak like I write, much to my dismay. I would never say dismay when I speak. Why is that? I have felt hushed over the past few...

Fifteen: I’ve had fifteen years on this crazy planet with my littlest lady, Halle. She’s made me laugh until I couldn’t see through my tears and question whether or not I actually want her to grow all the way up.  Three: We have only three years left...
Trigeminal Neuralgia

Trigeminal Neuralgia

I figured I should get all of my complaints out of the way before I’m ready to go on my health journey in 2022 because it is a significant reason I am motivated to create change. So I explained how I was diagnosed with some eye issues at the end of 2021, and...
Happy New Year’s Eve!

Happy New Year’s Eve!

It is the quietest New Year’s Eve I have ever experienced in my life. Except for Jordan, all of my kids are old enough to party without me. So I’m having major withdrawals from banging (and breaking) pots and pans, running barefoot in the icy snow, and...