Category Archives: Rett Syndrome

A Trip of a Lifetime

I recently took a trip with Katelin. A long, boring, exhausting trip- more than worth it for the end result, but the getting there and getting back were tough. Katelin threw up on the way back and that was the … Continue reading

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A Mother Meets a Child She Will Give New Life To

It is no secret that I have high expectations for Trofinetide, I fully expect Katelin will speak; I fully expect her to be able to read and write; I expect that she will be calm, well she is Irish, so … Continue reading

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Close is Too Late for Too Many

As we approach the start of the Trofinetide trial, I know that it is going to go by in a blink.  And, there are other trials in different stages of development, each holding some parent’s hope for their child- improvement … Continue reading

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Acadia Prepares for the Triple Crown

It’s been a long haul for all of us waiting on this final phase of Trofinetide trials. It’s like waiting through the Triple Crown… First, the Kentucky Derby! Such a big deal, it’s crazy the hoopla that surrounds it. Then, … Continue reading

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One Moment in Time…

To be honest, I had to wait over a day to try and write this post. And still, I start crying; I ramble; I’ve looked at what I’ve written and while to a special needs’ parent it may look coherent, … Continue reading

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Rett Syndrome is Such a Trial… #2 Ketamine

Many parents can attest to the fact that after a procedure requiring anesthesia our children have a decrease in Rett related symptoms. For Katelin, this was a drastic decrease in behavioral issues. My other children would often say… Can we … Continue reading

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Lavender and Lilac

Allow me to introduce you to the code names of the Trofinetide Phase III! Makes me think of the time I was in the VP’s motorcade and we all had code names, lol. First up we have Lavender- a 12 … Continue reading

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