Never Give Up!

On : 30 September, 2014 | Category : 2014

Well, I’m not quite sure what has gotten into Jian this past week, but I am really happy about it!  Every single day, she has done something new and shown huge improvements in confidence, strength and independence.  On Wednesday, we went to her physical therapy appointment. I have been telling the therapist that I want Jian to feel comfortable carrying an item […]

Finding Our Groove

On : 22 September, 2014 | Category : 2014

Fourteen months home, and I would say just in the past month or so, things have starting settling down and feeling more “normal.”  For that first year, it felt kind of like we were all strapped into a roller coaster holding on for dear life and being pleasantly surprised at the end of the day […]

Jian’s First Test

On : 6 September, 2014 | Category : 2014

I just got off the phone with Jian’s teacher from school. Yes it is 9:30 on a Saturday night.  In the southeast.  During football season.  Her teacher is won-der-ful!  She talked to me for about 40 minutes telling me all of the wonderful things that Jian has been doing in school lately.  Friday she had her […]