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Trace Minerals: Take Two

After about three months of giving Wallace trace minerals daily, we took a week break. Well, it turned into two weeks but I wasn’t able to get the store when I had originally planned. Here’s the link to all the … Continue reading

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MicroBlog Monday: Pointless

Today was Wallace’s follow up with the physiatrist we saw back in September. Absolutely nothing was done during this appointment. He refuses to look into causes of the low muscle tone and lack of reflexes. He refuses to refer us … Continue reading

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Trace Minerals Update

For a few weeks I made a valient effort with the Concentrace brand minerals. It was really hard to get the bolus dose in him. I think it happened once. The problem is that it tastes horrible, like gag and … Continue reading

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OT, Zzz…

Wallace had his first OT session this morning! He really liked his therapist, Samantha, during the evaluation a couple weeks ago and was excited to play with her again. I’m hoping they can develop a good rapport like he had … Continue reading

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Trace Minerals: Week Three

This past week we switched to Concentrace brand. It tastes horrible, so it has been a process to work 10-20 drops into things we eat and drink. I also am starting to put a few drops in glasses of water. … Continue reading

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Celebration Time!

Wallace has gained two pounds in less than three weeks! Seventeen of those days he has taken trace minerals. This is not just a growth spurt. My hands and my muscles now have the numbers on the scale to back … Continue reading

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Trace Minerals: Week Two

We are almost out of the bottle of Now brand trace minerals that we started with. I decided to see what the other local store had in stock while we were near it Thursday. I picked up Concentrace and we … Continue reading

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Trace Minerals: Week One

Last week, I joined an online group for parents whose kids have low muscle tone. Some kids have been diagnosed (genetic defects, cerebral palsy, down syndrome, and some pretty rare conditions),but many are like Wallace with no clear cause of … Continue reading

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MicroBlog Monday: Low Tone

It has been a constant struggle to get any doctors to acknowledge my concerns about Wallace’s low muscle tone and motor delays. They like to get you with “he will grow out of it” or “he looks fine to me.” … Continue reading

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