What the HHT?

A blog for the HHT community

Posts by Tania Competiello

Why am I an HHT Warrior?

Some may ask why am I an HHT warrior? What is HHT*? Why are you so passionate about HHT? You don’t look sick, you seem healthy. These are just some of the comments and questions I hear often… often enough to drive me to write about it, especially now during HHT awareness month. The month…

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It’s All About Balance

This month, I’m spreading positivity! Focusing on me, and you, and how we should be taking better care of our overall well-being. Remember, you may have HHT, but HHT does not have you – it does not define you and all you aspire to be! I’ll be the first to admit some days are easier…

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One of the Many Faces of HHT

I’ve recommitted to writing my monthly blog with a focus on HHT awareness, being newly diagnosed with HHT and ultimately living with HHT.  This month, I wanted to focus on the many faces of HHT, starting with my own. HHT does not discriminate against race, age, gender, weight, ethnicity, nationality or any other characteristic known…

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For My Aunt Edie

I am a wife, I am a mother, I am a daughter, I am a sister, I am a niece, I am a person affected by HHT and am passionate about the cause!  I am focusing on HHT awareness today. No one is ever quite prepared for the loss of a loved one, especially if…

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Keep the Hope, Keep the Faith

Tania Competiello

Allow me to introduce myself as I begin to write about my personal journey with HHT and how I arrived at where I am today: My name is Tania Competiello, I am 39 years old of Portuguese descent. I was born and raised in Portugal until the age of 11, when my family immigrated to…

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