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Day 774: Making Every Moment Count

Madison has rebounded and is back to herself. Thanks everyone for all the kind messages! Stephanie and Madison had an excellent session together today. They used every free minute to work on something specifically aligned with Madison’s goals. They practiced peddling on her bike on different inclines and flat surfaces and did lots of walking/transitions…

Day 773: A Day at Sick Kids

Just when Mommy thought Madi had a free day to relax…no therapies…no appointments….. That changed very quick… Never a dull moment. Mommy picked up Madi from school and knew something was off. Madi’s teachers reported she was weepy most of the morning and wasn’t herself and complained of a sore tummy. On the way home…

Day 772: Baby Steps

Today at Physio, Madi and Stephanie worked on baby steps. When Madison tries to walk independently and takes slow, baby steps – she is usually successful and doesn’t fall. Today she took baby steps on the treadmill, walking to and from the stairs and in the field house. She tried taking big dinosaur steps to…

Day 771: Biker Girl!

A big THANK YOU to Sue Miller & The Rotary Club, Whitby Sunrise for helping to cover the cost of Madison’s new adapted bike!  Madison had the bike delivered today during her Physio session at Grandview. She loves it! This bike will not only help her continue to build leg strength and endurance, it will…

Day 770: Goodbye Carter

We are sad to share that our family dog Carter passed away suddenly last night. Madison was sad to not see him today and says she will really miss him. He was her best friend. Thank you to Nate for the beautiful book he brought his cousin. It was a perfect way to end the…

Day 768: So Many Blessings!

Madison had a blast hanging out with Nate this morning. They took turns experimenting with the potty, playing with the vacuum and having lots of snacks.  While Madi was with Nate, her Uncle Mark gave her an amazing gift from himself and Aunt Nadia. They gave Madison a cheque from the Madi’s Paddy Day Party…$14,225!…