Little Bella has captured the hearts of our family and everyone that meets her. We want to share her story with all.

Saturday, October 31, 2015

The Rest of October (including Halloween)

Visiting the doctor


Playing outside


Dancing with Joy


VIPS Halloween Party – Bella Ballerina



Council on Developmental Disabilities Fall Festival


Of course, knee surgery.

Love my sister!


With her knee surgery a couple of days before Halloween, Bella wasn’t able to trick or treat. IMG_5503

She loved the card her class sent home for her!


Bye Grandma and Grandpa – thanks for visiting!


Tuesday, October 27, 2015

She should walk!

Today was the long awaited second knee surgery on Miss Bella.
When her surgeon came out, she was so confident.  "She should walk", she told me.
Walk - no wheelchair.
Walk - that means she can dance!
Walk - free, totally free!

Bell, today as we sit in yet another hospital room, me with my microwavable meals and freezing to death, and you with your ipad, I'm just in awe. You did it, little one.  One by one, you have checked off each of the issues giving you problems.  Nothing stops you.  So it's taken seven years, so what? You are amazing to me, little one!!

May you heal quickly and finally be able to jump and run!
Love you forever!

Friday, October 23, 2015

Eye Doctor

So the doctor told us today that Bella needs to wear her glasses all the time, no longer when she is doing close work.  The prescription will help relax those muscles (decrease the crossing) and magnify things she sees (like in class work).  He also felt that she would like wearing them.  I did my best to keep a straight face.  Let the battle begin!


Sunday, October 11, 2015

Monday, October 5, 2015

Weekend Stay in the Mountains for Mama’s Bday

We saw wildlife

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Explored old buildings

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Played in the hot tub


Played pool


Watched TV


Hung out with sister



Had a bonfire – Bella was present with smoke and everything!  I can’t believe it!!


So  amazed by all the normal things you are doing lately, Bell!