for Josh


Update on Josh..."Go Fish!"

It has been amazing and, at the same time, sobering this holiday season. It is amazing how much has been happening with Josh! Now that we can communicate (with the wiggle of his toes), we see how much he wants to be a part of things. He is expressing his likes and dis-likes. He chooses his clothes for the day. He chooses his diet. He chooses the shows he wants to watch. He wants to be included in what is going on. He wants to be engaged in his physical therapy rather than just the recipient or bystander. When the extended family went to our annual bowling event, we thought it had already been a long day for him and maybe it was time to head back. But Josh insisted we go and was not content u

Update on Josh..."Ask Josh!"

If you want to know what Josh wants to watch on TV...ask Josh. If you want to know if Josh is too cold...ask Josh. If you want to know if Josh wants to go bed...ask Josh. You won't need to ask Kelly or I anymore! In the past 4 weeks Josh has had a sharp increase in progress. One specific development is wiggling his toes in response to questions! He is communicating through this. He is also reading! He is working hard with his therapy. There has been enough progress that the VA is now working on getting him back down to the Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center in San Antonio for more extensive evaluation and rehabilitation. We are excited and thankful! Josh has set two bold goals: First, to be ab

"Honor all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king." 1 Peter 2:17

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