Tag Archives: Rett syndrome

The Inner Workings of a Star

I have known Katelin from long before she was born. Through ultrasound, I saw her when she was just a little bean and later, when she looked more like the little girl I would soon hold in my arms, I … Continue reading

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Trofinetide #2

So, here we go- Why was Rett syndrome chosen for Trofinetide trials. Contrary to what most people think, Trofinetide was not developed for Rett syndrome. A quick google search reveals that it was first developed for stroke, but the focus … Continue reading

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Trofinetide #1

So, we are narrowing in on the start of Phase III of Trofinetide. It’s a word that causes caution, skepticism, hope, giddiness and a myriad of other emotions. Even though I am completely convinced of it’s effectiveness, how it affects … Continue reading

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Christmas Wonderland

Every year for the past 18 years I’ve asked Santa for a cure for Rett syndrome. (Katie was 6 when the gene testing became available and we knew with absolute certainty she had Rett syndrome). Every year except this year. … Continue reading

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What do Halloween and Rett syndrome have in Common? Superheroes.

Today is the last day of October. Another year gone by from one Awareness Month to the next and still no treatment. But this is not a humdrum post BECAUSE treatment is now within sight. Each year in October superhero … Continue reading

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Body Bound by a Brain #4

A roller coaster twists and turns and bends. It can take your breath away. So does Rett syndrome, in a whole other, non-exhilarating, way. Rett syndrome twists and turns and bends our children’s bodies, often taking their breath away.   … Continue reading

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A Body Bound by a Brain #2

You can feel it, when you’re right there. A quiet rumble at first, but within a blink of an eye, your world is shaking. It’s like time stands still, every second feels like a minute; and then, if you’re lucky, … Continue reading

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