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Life beyond Tourette’s

There IS life beyond Tourette’s. Take a look at all these amazing people …It speaks to the possibility it can be done. Except maybe a ninja but there is some debate on whether the deficits in stealth are cancelled out… Continue Reading

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When “Let’s Talk” hits home

I know there will be those who point out that Tourette’s itself is a neurological disorder and not a “mental illness,” but the fact is that when you add in the co-occuring disorders like OCD and anxiety, and the stress… Continue Reading

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Newbie here, with the story of my son

I am new to blogging, but I came across this site, and I thought maybe I had something to contribute! My son Evan was diagnosed at age 6 in the first grade with TS. He had always had this little… Continue Reading

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Hope floats while summer rolls on

So far, it’s been a pretty good summer. I’ve been off-and-on sick for the past few months but finally got on some antibiotics and am starting to feel better. Jacob is doing well. His tics are about the same. His… Continue Reading

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Book Review No. 1: “Ticked”

The good people of IPG Publishing recently sent me two books on Tourette Syndrome to review. One was “Ticked: A Medical Miracle, a Friendship, and the Weird World Of Tourette Syndrome.” The writer, James A. Fussell, talks in candid first… Continue Reading

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Check out the new Tourette book “Ticked”

Jeff Matovic has lived more than half of his life with a cruel case of Tourette Syndrome. For years, he experienced violent tics at inopportune moments, swinging his legs and arms around like a marionette without any control, left feeling… Continue Reading

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Anger and hope, all in one day!

Looking over Corey’s school records, even from before we moved to Missouri, and everything up until this year is great. Grades are awesome. Then all of the sudden, this year things just plunged downhill, right when his Tourette went full… Continue Reading

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Make the choice to move ahead no matter what

Thanks to everyone who has checked in on me. It’s been kind of a crazy couple weeks around here. I was really sick with an exhausting chest cold. Stink had his 10th birthday party. It was my birthday last week.… Continue Reading

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Casting company looking for stories from Tourette Syndrome families

Does your son or daughter have Tourette Syndrome? The casting team at dLt Productions is currently looking for dynamic family situations in which the children or teens have Tourette and would love to share their story! How has TS affected… Continue Reading

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Tic with joy

One of my resolutions this year is to write more, both at this blog to support other moms and for my career. With that in mind, I reached out to my local papers with a pitch I had. They both… Continue Reading