Category Archives: fund-raising for rett syndrome

A Day with Acadia- Part 1: Awareness

This is my last post of Rett syndrome Awareness month. I had hoped to do more, but Rett syndrome made sure a good amount of awareness was happening right at home, but this was going to be the last either … Continue reading

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Winding Down

Rett syndrome Awareness #30 October is winding down and we’ve almost made it through the month. As I sit here and write this, I know there are families who didn’t make it through, they lost their children in the days … Continue reading

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A Little Trip, A LOT of Hope!

A few weeks ago, Katelin and I were invited to go to Acadia! On a whim, I googled “Acadia” to see what might popup. First up, beautiful Acadia National Park. Definitely would like to go there! Actually, I can’t believe … Continue reading

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Right to Try-Walking the Tightrope

Yesterday, the president, signed the Right to Try Bill into law. But, what does that really mean for the majority of patients suffering from TERMINAL illness? I’ll try to break it down as best as possible from what I know … Continue reading

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What do Halloween and Rett syndrome have in Common? Superheroes.

Today is the last day of October. Another year gone by from one Awareness Month to the next and still no treatment. But this is not a humdrum post BECAUSE treatment is now within sight. Each year in October superhero … Continue reading

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A Body Bound by a Brain #1

  When people see a young child with Rett syndrome, parents often get “they look normal.” It’s almost like a question, as if questioning the parent that they’re child is actually disabled. It’s a weird sensation in that moment-there’s nothing … 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”.┬áMy daughter, Katie, is 24 now. For 22.5 years I have loved the child in the “Life after … Continue reading

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