Friday, April 04, 2014

Hello April

Last week there was a bit of excitement at our house as Mia graduated from Physical Therapy!  After almost 6 years, she has reached completion of that part of her journey.  The requirements for her graduating deal with her balance, her ability to go up and down stairs, her ability to jump and overall strength.  This is such great news, she has been working so hard and we were just so excited for her.  It's hard to believe how God has transformed her life over the past 6 years.  I remember starting physical therapy and asking her therapist, is she going to crawl?  Is she going to walk?  And she kept telling me...she will do it Lisa, just give her time.  Praise God for this miracle! 

We still have other therapy in the bag, we still get Occupational Therapy, which deals with fine motor skills.  Because of her left sided weakness, she struggles with many tasks that require two hands, but we continue to see improvement and Praise God for that!

She will also continue at MARE which is an overall therapy.  They work on physical, occupational and speech with her.  So, she will keep on riding horses for continued strength and mobility improvements. 

And of course, down the road if we notice a lag in her physical development, we can always go back to PT, but for now, it is a nice reprieve. 

She has come a long way and it is only by the grace of God and His healing power that she is where she is.  Thank you Lord for our little miracle!

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