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Hold the Presses-Trofinetide in the News!

The first publication of the Pediatric Trofinetide trial has hit the proverbial newsstand! Neurology.org has published “Double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study of trofinetide in pediatric Rett syndrome” ahead of print. So, it’s hotter than “hot off the press.” So, quick cut … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Sarizotan Trial #2 A Bit of Background

So, I was going to talk about how Sarizotan is supposed to work to help with daytime apnea this week, but I thought I’d give a bit of background on it instead. 🙂 Back in 2002-2003, Sarizotan was used in … 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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A Body Bound by a Brain #3

Oh, don’t us parents, all of us, just get so excited when our babies pass milestones- the first smile, the first laugh, the first time rolling over, the first step, the first word. The first word. That brilliant first word, … Continue reading

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