Tagged: physical therapy

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Champions

I’ve always seen myself as Aidan’s biggest champion. I have to be the one who believes in him most and fights for him hardest. That’s my job. But what about when I’m not? When Aidan was born I told his physical therapist that I wanted him to walk into kindergarten with whatever support he needed, but definitely walking. I gave her 5 years notice so I think that’s fair. We had no idea what the...

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Thankful Thursday

Easy peasy. I can walk. I can do all those amazing things it takes to put one foot in front of the other. And Aidan is doing a great job learning as well. This is why I have thankful thursdays, to acknowledge what we often take for granted. Give yourself a pat on the back for a job well done.

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These Boots Were Made for Walking!

Did you just walk over to your computer to read your favorite blog? No, no, no, you did much more than that. The voice you heard in your head was your brain barking lots and lots of orders. Remember when you learned to crawl? Me neither. You were working on hand-eye coordination that later helped you take a pencil to paper. You even strengthened your muscles from the core all the way out to your...

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Thankful Thursday

Today I’m thankful for the Special Olympics. It’s such a wonderful opportunity to celebrate things most of us take for granted, but that Aidan has worked hard for. Who wouldn’t love a big cheer after doing a 100yrd dash? So, today, when you walk over to your printer, or bring your boss her coffee, or whatever, give yourself a hip hip hooray. When everyone starts to give you strange looks, tell them it really is...