I Have a Friend With Huntington's Disease

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    I Have a Friend With Huntington's Disease

    A friend of mine that I met through my husband, his friends wife and high school sweet heart.  Has Huntington's Disease.  She was a High School Cheerleader, so much life.  She always smiled, she is a beautiful girl.  We used to go camping together as couples...
    Katkitswt1 Katkitswt1
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Nov 20, 2008

    My Friend Has Hd

    My friend is 57 and very sportive, he ran marathons in the past and kept him fit. In 2009 he get tested on HD because his son thinks of children.When we got the result it is a shock. He got a depression. He is still fit but his mood changes. I find out that full moon(seriously...
    bridgekei bridgekei
    1 Response Nov 15, 2011

    The Light Of My Life

    My darling Kate, my love, my fiancee, carries the Huntington's gene and is almost certain to develop the illness. Her mother has it, but is only in her early 70's beginning to show real symptoms. Kate told me about it soon after we met and I went away and read everything I...
    DickatMayhem DickatMayhem
    51-55, M
    1 Response Mar 27, 2010


    I found out last week that my ethics professor has to go this week to be tested for huntington's Disease. His father died of it when he was younger and both him and his brother have finally decided to get tested. I had never even heard of it before then and so I had no idea how...
    TerraLee TerraLee
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 25, 2010

    Father Of My Child...

    The father of my two year old has the Huntington's gene. He is 32 years old and we are currently not together. My son has a 50/50 chance of developing the disease too. The hospital refused to test him for it pre-natally. At this point, I am trying to look to the future and not...
    Jasminepearls Jasminepearls
    26-30, F
    Oct 16, 2010
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