More Independent Walking!

On : 17 February, 2014 | Category : Mobility Progress Logs

Last week was a weird week here.  We had threats of inclement weather and finally did get some snow Wednesday night.  As a result, Jian was out of school on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.  When I went to pick her up on Monday, she came to the car about 10 minutes later than usual.  Her […]

New Hurdle Conquered

On : 27 January, 2014 | Category : Mobility Progress Logs

I have been waiting for this day.  The day that Jian would feel confident enough to practice in public the things she has been practicing in our home.  Tonight after CrossFit, everyone was just kind of doing their own thing.  Jian and I were across the room and needed to go over and get our […]

HUGE progress!

On : 14 January, 2014 | Category : Mobility Progress Logs

Tonight we got home and pulled into our basement garage.  Jian got out of the car.  I told her to practice walking all by herself through the garage and basement and to the stairs.  She did it.  Then she held the handrail and walked up the entire flight of stairs.  Then she walked through the […]

Independent Walking in the Classroom

On : 11 January, 2014 | Category : Mobility Progress Logs

Jian’s number one goal is to walk independently without using a cane or wearing her leg brace.  So this is what we practice at home.  Every.  Single.  Day.  My hope has been that she will become so confident with her ability that she will start to do it on her own within her classroom at […]

Coming out of her shell

On : 1 August, 2013 | Category : Jian is home!

We have had another good week so far.  Every day I can see progress with how comfortable Jian is with me and Daniel, and as a result, with the people around us.  She informed me this week that she is “BaBa’s girl.”  (Daddy’s girl.)  She woke up one morning and wanted to go to work […]