Fast forward 3 years, Annabelle is great and always amazing us! She is thriving in an integrated preschool, so very smart, and even walking a bit now. She still has her delays, her fine motor skills are very delayed, she can't feed herself with a fork or spoon, she has no expressive words (but 30-40 signs along with using pictures for identification), and her walking is similar to a drunken sailor on the rough seas but she tries harder than I thought anyone ever could. Even on days she is exhausted, a therapist walks into the classroom and she's all business. She loves all of her therapists at CP Rochester, as do I, which makes it much more fun for her.
Annabelle's future is still a big question mark but many of our questions from February 11, 2011 have been answered. She's going to walk, she can communicate, she can attend school. We still have our rough days, we still morn the future she could have had without the PMG, but we cherish everyday we have with her - our little miracle!
Flashback to the morning of the appointment
such a sweet angel!
Back to 2014
practicing using her fork
Her first dentist visit
Playing on the ipad
Hanging out with Clyde
She has figured out how to drink her sippy cup on her own
Standing on PC
Riding the "peanut" tricycle at school (named after her)
Floam and Flarp fun :-)