Category Archives: Communication

To the Doctor that Pissed Me Off

I read this article today titled, To the Nurse Who Made Me Cry and it asks at the end, “Fellow Mighty friends, if you could write a letter to a medical professional, what would you say?” Now, I’ve actually often … Continue reading

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Up To The Mountain-again.

I struggled to come up with a title for this post and I struggled in deciding whether to write it or not. But, I challenged myself to be honest with both myself and others when I began this blog and … Continue reading

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All is Not Quiet on the Trofinetide Front #1 A Chess Game

It’s been very quiet in the public eye in regard to Trofinetide. We all are in a holding pattern as we wait for Phase III to begin, but BEHIND the scenes things are progressing strategically and clearly, like a chess … Continue reading

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When the Parent is a Punching Bag

All children act out towards parents, at some time in life, each of your children will most likely say they are unhappy with you. It’s cute when they’re four or five and they call you a “big stupid poop head.” … Continue reading

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Rett syndrome Awareness #14: Suffering in Silence

Yesterday, my awareness was personal, Katie was not feeling well and wanted to “go bed” in the middle of the day. Crying and crying “go bed” “moooommmyyy, go bed” so that’s what we did, we snuggled on the couch until … Continue reading

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Pain is in the Eye of the Believer

As I’m writing this Katelin is into her third month with a cavity that needs a root canal. Perhaps, you are saying to yourself, “My God! How could this mother let her child’s teeth go so long without seeing a … Continue reading

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Trofinetide #1

So, we are narrowing in on the start of Phase III of Trofinetide. It’s a word that causes caution, skepticism, hope, giddiness and a myriad of other emotions. Even though I am completely convinced of it’s effectiveness, how it affects … Continue reading

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