Yes....after taking Marley to see several neurologists and developmental peds over the years who have tried to send us out the door with an antidepressant or an anti-psychotic drug, or GI docs that I had to beg to help my daughter when she was in terrible, excruciating pain.....that afternoon I hit the jackpot.
He listened. He was interested in what I had done to take her this far in her development. He said "if we can find something that is treatable, many of my patients go on to be extraordinary adults. Not just ordinary....but extraordinary because not only are they functioning independently but they have extra gifts to share."
And the appointment was made for a lumbar puncture.
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