It all started when... (storytime)

It all started when…

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2005 I moved and met my husband got a call that I needed to be genetically tested because my father and siblings tested positive for 22q deletion syndrome. I wait and wait then...

Imagine getting a phone call from your doctor after a genetic test that it was positive for a deletion in you’re dna. That moment you are told there is something fundamentally wrong with you and your world turns upside down.

Confused because you look normal like the other people in your work place and there isn’t anything that sands out. Learning you were indeed born to stand out on a world that is unkind to people who are different only it’s not si-fi it’s you’re new reality.

Imagine as you try to pull the pieces of the puzzle of your own life together that didn’t make any since that this test is real you give birth to a beautiful child who also has the same genetic disorder. As she grows up you learn more about yourself then you can ever dream of and meet new people along the way who help you understand and shape your life for the better.

My story is about

The journey of our life living with multiple health issues and having a genetic disorder called 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (DiGeorge) or 22q for short My story is about how one family copes with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, cerebral palsy our daughter has dual diagnoses and other health issues that come from having a genetic disorder.

Read on for insight and advice from my personal first hand experience and connect with other moms who've been in the trenches.

Mommies Quiet Place specializes in creating an easy to understand ways of coping with living with many different health issues that come from having 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (DiGeorge) we share our journey of the good, bad and the messy.

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