Jake's Journey with Apraxia

And the Friends We Met Along the Way

When Jake was nine months old, I gave him a bite of eggs and he broke out in hives. Even as a quiet, ultra-chilled out baby, my gut told me something was off with his system. He was always breaking out in welts, eczema had covered his body since he was three months old, and …

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We’ve been on our new diet and supplement plan for three full weeks and are now beginning our fourth week. While I haven’t been sharing this experience online, I have been keeping my own journal at home to document what has and has not been working. Week one and half of week two there were …

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Last week a moment that I had been anticipating for months finally arrived. On Wednesday my husband and I took Jake to see a physician that specializes in pediatric integrative medicine. All the months of prayers, googling, researching, reading, emails, calls, and comments on blog posts had all led us to this decision. I am …

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A few months ago, I blogged on a study that was done in 2009 that suggested that apraxia could be caused by nutritional deficiencies, sensitivities, or allergies within the body. (Click here to read). At the beginning of May Dr. Claudia Morris, who performed that study, gave me some additional information on nutrition and apraxia …

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About this time five years ago, I quit the career I had spent my entire post-college life building and decided to be a stay-at-home mom. When I left the office that hot, summer day, I felt like a senior graduating high school. Who hooo! Time to sleep in! Time to bask in the realm of …

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This week Jake had a second allergy skin prick test performed. The first time we went through this was August of 2010, just a month shy of his second birthday. I initially took him to be tested because although I knew he was allergic to eggs, I was already getting clues that my little one …

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