Addysons Whole Genome Sequencing came back after some mix ups. Her blood work from today also came back abnormal In her genome: They refound her MEFV Gene and her CHRNB2 Gene. They also found another gene: UGT1A1 *1/*28. The ugt1a1 gene means that she is a Intermediate Metabolizer. We were told that this means thatContinue reading “Whole Genome Sequencing”
We have been waiting since Oct 2nd for addyson’s iron infusions to get scheduled. Got a call tonight that the scheduler will call us tomorrow for a date. They said either late January or early February!!!!
Addyson saw her neurologist today. We love him. He understands her type of epilepsy well. Overall it was a good appointment. He is going to switch her keppra to an extended release dose to try and get better coverage so we won’t get breakthrough seizures. He would rather do that than up her dose. IContinue reading “Neurology appointment follow up”
Today we got Addyson’s neuropsych results. Nothing surprising to us. She has been diagnosed with adhd, anxiety and dycalculia (a math learning disability). Dyscalculia: An Overview Yesterday we toured spartek academy for Ethen. He will shadow there tomorrow. Fingers crossed that he has a great day. He will also shadow at bethel on Friday andContinue reading “Neuropsych results”
The kids got their report cards. I’m very proud of both of them. Ethen has faced a lot of issues so far this school year but his grades are good. He’s even in advanced courses. Addyson has always been grade levels behind due to all her missed school time due to surgeries and medical appointments.Continue reading “Recap on last few weeks”
Today we found out that we will be going forward with the sleep study. The dr is confident that Addyson us some type of sleep disorder. With that being said she’s hoping that starting addyson on iron infusions for her dangerously low ferritin levels will prove helpful for sleep, memory, attention, energy levels and more.Continue reading “Addysons always one step forward and two steps back”
Today miss Addyson went into the mri (brain mri) without me in the room. She was hesitant at first but she rocked it. She walked in with the tech as I sat in the waiting area. I am super proud of her. we were able to do it without sedation as planned! She’s had MRIsContinue reading “Milestone!”