Bracing Ourselves

On : 11 October, 2016 | Category : 2016

  As you know, we have been working in overdrive to try to get Faith home as quickly as possible. But so many good things are going on with Jian, I wanted to take the time to give an update on her.  For a good three months we have been focusing heavily on her range […]

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 […]

Much faster!

On : 31 May, 2014 | Category : Mobility Progress Logs

Jian walked 50 feet inside our home today in 80 seconds.  She reached out and steadied herself only 4 times on the wall and furniture!

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 […]

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 […]

She’s walking a marathon!

On : 8 October, 2013 | Category : Jian is home!

I could not be more proud right now!  Jian is starting to really see progress with her walking and leg strength, so she is very motivated to come home from school every afternoon and do therapy with me.  Today, she put on her brace and walked about 25 feet without holding onto a cane or the […]