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Sep 15, 2019
* I shared this on Facebook and Instagram but wanted to post it on my blog as well since some of you here aren’t on social media. 💚 *   I originally had the background of this in blue, but then I remembered that today starts Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week 2019!  So I of course had to change it to green. 😉  You know how diseases have a specific color/ribbon (gold is for childhood cancer, etc.)?  Well, green is for mito. 💚💚   To bring more awareness, I just wanted to share a little about how Mitochondrial DNA Depletion Syndrome affects me which is the [...]
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Sep 21, 2016
Hey guys,   This week is Mitochondrial Disease Awareness 2016! :)   I just thought I'd go right in and share a little bit about mito in this post and how it affects so much of the body.   I have a mitochondrial depletion disorder which basically means I have less mitochondria than the normal person.  My depletion is very significant. :(  You might ask, What are mitochondria?  In simple terms, mitochondria are the energy powerhouses in every cell (except red blood cells) that make ATP.  Every organ in the body needs energy to function.  Without enough energy [...]
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