Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Fun Day

We had a great day today. Murphy doesn't go to school on Tuesdays or Thursdays, and he has been asking to go to the library. I have never taken him - he's talking about the library at his school. So, Brandy and I took Harlie and Murphy to the library right down the street. We just happened to get there right as they were starting "story time". So we went on in. Harlie seemed to really like it. The theme was "Monsters", so the guy reading the story starts. He was pretty animated and the story mentioned something about the monster's scary ears. So, the guy says, "Did everyone bring their ears today"? Okay, seriously, how could I not? So I whisper to Brandy - "No, we left one at home". hehe. We had a good laugh. I believe a sense of humor is essential to surviving this life - and showing Harlie that is one of my main goals.

Anyway, after story time, we spent some time looking at books and we headed out. The whole time we were there Harlie walked around in her walker just fine. I was so pleased! And the funniest thing happened - a woman came up to me and told me that she reads my blog! I was so surprised! It was so nice to meet her and say "thank you" in person. I write it, but I don't think anyone realizes how much I appreciate the support. Anyway, thanks for introducing yourself to me, Beth!

Then after we got in the car, Brandy told me that the lady that was helping me with the books told her that she remembered us from the last time we were there (which was MONTHS ago). We (Brandy, Harlie and I) went there with my friend, Jennifer (Harlie's MCV PICU nurse) and her daughter. Anyway, I'm not sure what it means that we were there ONCE a long time ago and she remembers us. I guess we don't blend in all that well anymore.

So, after the library, we headed on over to the mall to get Harlie some new shoes. Since she did so great walking at the library, we thought we'd give it another go. She did great! She walked all the way with no problems. I will say that we were at a different mall than the last time and it was early still, so it wasn't too crowded. We got her some shoes and let her wear them home. She was so funny looking at her feet and new shoes.

And she walked most of the way back to the car. She did the best she has done so far - hands down. That's definitely the most she has walked in one day. Hopefully, it will just get better from here on out.

Well, I have to say it... TWO weeks from today and her wires will be OUT!!! I just can't wait! That's it for tonight. Talk to you later!

Take care,

1 comment:

Windy Toy said...

I love those little shoes!!!