I think there will be many more trips to this forest. I love paved trails in the woods. Dirt trails with roots and rocks are tricky for unsteady little ladies. When she gets unsteady, she gets anxious. When she gets anxious, she collapses (hence, the need for the harness). When she collapses, she needs to get regulated again before she can bear weight on her feet. Paved paths may be just the thing for us this fall.
With this being RS awareness month, I will focus a lot of my attention, and the attention of others, on Rett Syndrome. This is a good thing because we need RS in the public eye to get the support needed to fund a cure and help our girls. Sometimes it's hard, though, to be consumed with Rett Syndrome. I hate what it is doing to Abby and all her friends. I am going to take time this month to not only spread awareness, but also celebrate the amazing things that Abby is doing every day in spite of Rett Syndrome. Maybe this will keep me from letting Rett Syndrome get the best of me this month. On days like today, it is certainly not getting the best of Abby!