Posted September 07, 2019 09:17:00 I was born with a genetic disorder that made me very sick.
As a young child, I would have been called “crazy” or “unstable.”
But that’s not how I thought.
When I was about 8 years old, I was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder called Huntington’s Disease.
It is the most common form of Huntington’s disease.
It affects only a very small percentage of people, but the majority of those who have it have very severe symptoms.
It’s very, very difficult to get good care.
As my parents had just finished my schooling, I had the same diagnosis.
As I grew older, my symptoms increased.
I was a little more active and had trouble sleeping.
I had trouble eating, and I was getting sicker and sicker.
I started to feel like I had something wrong with me.
I also started to have trouble thinking clearly.
I began having nightmares.
And when I was 8 years of age, I began hearing voices.
I could not sleep.
I didn’t want to sleep because I was scared.
I needed help.
I went to a counselor and she said, “Well, you’re crazy.
I can’t help you.
There is nothing I can do for you.”
But then I found a miracle: The miracle was that the doctor said I was not going to die, and that I could live another day.
So, I took my life risk.
In 2017, I went through an entire year of prayer.
I really started to believe that God was listening to me.
He was looking for someone to listen to me, and for me to understand the pain of suffering.
And that’s when I felt a sense of peace.
I felt that God would be with me through this year of pain.
In 2019, I found out that I had Huntington’s and had the gene mutation that caused it.
When people think about Huntington’s, they think about the many people who get it who die of the disease.
And so I was like, “I’ve had enough.”
I knew that the person who could help me was my father.
I knew he would help me.
When he got to know me and see the good in me, I felt so much better.
So I was very grateful.
In the beginning, I did not know what the future held.
But now, as I am older, I know that it is a great blessing.
I have found my way.
I feel like my life has been blessed.
It was very difficult for me when I started my journey.
But I think that I have finally found the peace I was looking to get.
My father, who is now 89 years old and lives in Texas, has been working for more than 25 years to find a cure for Huntington’s.
I first met him at a local community gathering.
We sat around a table in the family home and I told him how much I had been through.
He looked at me and said, ‘I understand.
But what I’m wondering is what can I do for me?’
“His father is a retired engineer who has had a long history of helping others with Huntington’s problems.
He helped to set up the program that now supports families with the Huntington’s Study.
He also works as a clinical psychologist.
His wife, Karen, is also an engineer and the mother of a son who has Huntington’s too.
They have been together for 17 years.
It has been very healing for them both.
Karen was the first to have Huntington’s diagnosed in her life.
She says, “It has been so wonderful to finally be able to help someone who needs it.
It makes it very special that my husband is able to go through that, and my daughter has been able to do the same.
“And it has been amazing that my dad is able, through my husband, to be a role model for all of us.” “
I have never felt so happy,” she says.
“And it has been amazing that my dad is able, through my husband, to be a role model for all of us.”
My father and Karen both have been working to find the cure for their son’s condition.
It started with the family’s foundation, which began when my father’s father-in-law, David Smith, became ill in 2008.
His disease had advanced, and he needed more than any other person to help him.
I don’t want the Huntingtons Study to be forgotten, Karen says.
But if I have to have my own treatment, then so be it.
I know my dad, and it makes me proud to be able tell him that I am not going away, that he is here.
I hope that I can keep doing this work for many years to come, Karen adds.
We hope the study will help millions of people around the world.
We are very grateful for the support that David and Karen have given us and hope that they continue to do