She Walked

We’ve waited more than three years for Adelaide to walk. You would think 1,000+ days would’ve been ample time to prepare me for that moment, but I was breathless in the parking lot when her paraprofessional gave me the news. And then I was jumping. Crying. Shouting. Giving Adelaide kisses. The next day, I saw this video of her first steps. I have watched it close to three dozen times. Adelaide walked for the very first time on January 27, 2016.

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And the next day, she tripled her distance.

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She walked.

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4 thoughts on “She Walked

  1. literacygirl says:

    Yay!! She looks so proud of herself in the video. :-) What a beautiful blessing!

  2. S says:

    Your little Adelaide reminds me so much of Melanie in the children’s book, “Out of My Mind.” I wish everyone could realize how so very smart, determined, and beautiful Adelaide is!

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