Category Archives: Rett syndrome Awareness

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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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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Rett syndrome Awareness #8

I’m sure people reading this blog are going to go… what happened to the other 7??? Some have been close to posts on this blog so I’ve just posted to Facebook, but I don’t believe I’ve touched upon this particular … 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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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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Taking a Break

I would not normally post anything political on this blog, however I am taking a break from this blog for a bit. The current political crisis in my country is demanding my attention. In many ways, Katie’s journey will be … Continue reading

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A Backbone of Steel

For 24 years I have taken care of Katelin. I know every mark on her body. I know when a new freckle pops up. I know why she has scars on the tops of her feet, because in severe anxious … Continue reading

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