I decided to start blogging about Jordan from the moment I found out I was pregnant. Jordan was born with a little arm that didn't grow like most babies. Her left arm stopped just above the elbow. Now I'm committed to making sure Jordan gets everything out of life. We feel blessed to be the parents of a very special little girl.


She has her own baseball

Here you go... My girl with her first baseball from Busch Stadium. It was hot, I got a sunburn. But she didn't seem to mind. The hardest part was keeping her hydrated even though she'd been on the BRAT diet. You know: Banana, Rice, Applesauce and Toast. I brought toast, applesauce and bananas along with Pedialyte. When the Pedialyte turned into a warm orange liquid, Jordan wasn't very interested. So we did our best with water. She seemed okay.

Today, her intestines went back to mush... So we're going to return to the BRAT at school tomorrow. Poor kid.

The good news is she's still bright and cheery unless I don't know what she wants. (It's usually something she's dropped on the floor, a piece of food on a family member's plate or a toy that is in Cam's hand.)

Jordan's physical therapist is going to meet her at school tomorrow... She ended up going out of town last week so she wasn't able to help encourage Miss Walking Jordan. Hopefully tomorrow will encourage the girl to pick up where she left off last week. That day that included a bunch of walking was an anomaly. Maybe our PT can help convince Jordan that she really does have a walking skill. Even Jordan's teachers are pretty certain she has "it" but it's going to take Jordan's wanting to use that walking knowledge.

We're so close!

In the meantime, I'm going to BRAT the girl up and hope she can get her tummy back to normal!!

1 comment:

BethGo said...

Poor baby.
Riley is also very...ummm..squishy right now but if I tried the BRAT diet, I think he would starve. The boy eats nothing as it is!
Hope she feels better soon.