30 September 2010

Amazing

Before Daph was born, we were told that occasionally when children are born with the type of lower leg issues she has, a decision is made to just amputate their legs and start fresh instead with prosthetics.


















I didn't want to amputate my baby's legs. Can you even imagine?


















We didn't tell Daphne she was supposed to struggle with walking. We've just waited for her to decide she was ready.

Well, she's decided.


















And she amazes me.


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13 comments:

Nutty Mom said...

This literally took my breath away! I can't believe how amazed and proud I am of a little girl I have never even met. Daphne is such an incredible little girl. You better hold on, because she's going to take your life for one amazing ride! Way to go Daphne!!!!!

Nutty Mom said...

Ok I had to come back and watch it again :)

nathan said...

Oh, yeah! I knew this was coming soon! You go girl!

GrammaR said...

You go girl!

wannabmomma said...

Totally brought tears to my eyes! Way to go Daphne! Work it girlfriend! :0)

P.S. No, I cannot imagine making the decision to amputate! Incredible...

GrandpaR said...

Wow! Way to go Daffy.....then she whacks her head on the table....

Susan said...

Oh, this is so sweet and wonderful!

Erin said...

Yay Daphne! I agree that you are amazing...can't wait to see you tomorrow!

GrammaR said...

David, I was watching Daph, not you. Are you surprised? Anyway, it's the shirt that encouraged her. Two thumbs up.

Paige said...

yay for two parents that followed their hearts and not what the dr.s said might be necessary. daphne can do anything she sets her mind to!!

surprisedbyjoy said...

What wonderful news! So happy for you, Daphne :).

Emily said...

Daphne just made me tear up!! What a sweetie!! She's doing an absolutely wonderful job of walking! Praise the Lord for His blessings.

Kendra said...

She is a constant miracle and a reminder of our loving God. I adore her!