Category Archives: Pain in Rett syndrome

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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One Girl with Two Backs of Steel

    On July 31, I did the one thing I’ve feared for 10 years. I let my child go into surgery for kyphosis. It’s hard to describe those 10 years of thoughts-the being told surgery was inevitable, being told … 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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