Category Archives: Rett syndrome Awareness

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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The Next Steps Up the Mountain

Neuren Pharmaceuticals and Acadia have announced more details about the upcoming Phase III trial. Read about them HERE. Two very important blurbs stick out: “The Phase 3 study will be followed by an open label extension study in which all … Continue reading

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Sarizotan Trial #4: Almost There!!

As we head into the new year, I just wanted to give you all an update on the Sarizotan trial- STARS- for daytime apnea (breath-holding). I’m pleased to announce that Newron only needs 8 (or less) more participants to complete … 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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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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