Monday, February 23, 2009

Off-topic: Emma has her Rifton walker!!

I just wanted to write a quick "PTL" happy post about my adopted daughter, Emma (my biological granddaughter), who has a number of serious medical problems, including cerebral palsy. She's 2 1/2 but can't sit up for more than a few minutes, and she can't stand or walk without support. Her physical therapist at CCS helped us get a Rifton walker for her on loan:

As you can see, she LOVES it! She was so angry the other night when we put her in it for the last time before bed and then took her out after only 15 minutes. She yelled "I wanna go in the walker!!" over and over until we reminded her that she was going to wake up her brother Matthew if she didn't stop it.

I'm so glad that she finally has a walker that fits her, not just her old baby walker which is way too small!!


RissaRoo said...

Yea for Emma! Oh, she looks so happy and cute. She suddenly looks very grown up, too!

JoAnn said...

Thanks! She's thrilled to have her "big" walker and we're really happy for her!

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TUC said...

Wow, Emma looks so pleased to have so much independence and control over where she is going in that walker. I thank God for the people who invent these great tools to benefit our children.