Friday, February 24, 2012


Swan Rehab got these new bungee cords that help Katie with learning how to jump, help with her balance, and I am sure other things that I cannot remember they told me. She loves being in these bungees, and seems to like to jump, which she does not do otherwise.  Here is the video: Bungee

Katie seems to have "all of the sudden" gained much better balance in the last few weeks.  It's such a milestone for her (and me!) and is really a good feeling to actually see that all of these therapies (and there are many!) have now amounted to this.  She still needs to be watched closely while walking around because she will still fall backwards which can be frightening, but I am just simply amazed at how well she is doing.  It is really exciting, and a sense of relief that she may be walking well soon. By soon I mean, oh, hopefully within the year. :)

Friday, February 3, 2012

Check this out!

All of the sudden, Katie just took off and walked around our yard for awhile!  Here she is at about 25 steps, this is so incredible - it's as if something just clicked!  We are so proud of how far she has come.