Category Archives: boys with Rett syndrome

A Body Bound by a Brain #3

Oh, don’t us parents, all of us, just get so excited when our babies pass milestones- the first smile, the first laugh, the first time rolling over, the first step, the first word. The first word. That brilliant first word, … Continue reading

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October Siblings

This post, from three years ago, really struck a chord in people. It was the highest viewed post ever. And, the most shared. Rett syndrome Awareness is not just about Rett syndrome, it’s about the families who love them…. One of … Continue reading

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Grieving a Child Gone, yet Still Here

For many parents, I’d almost dare to say all, Life can be categorized as “Life before Rett syndrome” and “Life after Rett syndrome”. My daughter, Katie, is 24 now. For 22.5 years I have loved the child in the “Life after … Continue reading

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We are Nearing the True Unknown

So, we are closing in on the third and final pivotal trial of Trofinetide. It is my understanding that Neuren and the FDA are meeting in October. Sometime next year the study will begin recruiting and start. What the criteria … Continue reading

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T-?Hours: Musing 2-The Stuff of Dreams

So, the results didn’t come out today. Bummer, that. Well, then, it’s just another sleep and a wakeup give or take. So we all get to sleep on it. I’m not worried about tomorrow; I’m certain that, no matter what … Continue reading

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T-? Crunching the Numbers

  There are 31 days in March. That means at noon today, we entered the second half. Which, in turn, means there are less than 15 days until we will know the results of the Trofinetide Pediatric Trial. 360 hours. … Continue reading

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Too Much of a Good Thing…Makes me Way Behind!

SO much is going on in the world of Rett syndrome, that I have fallen woefully behind in keeping up. To my defense a lot has been going on in my little world that needed attention, BUT as a State … Continue reading

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