Monday, August 15, 2011

We are finally home and its been wonderful.  Today was a very proud mommy day, Skyler rode his bike for the first time since diagnosis!!  Just the mere thought of riding his bike again scared him and he kept telling me he just wanted to give it away, but today I brought it up again and he said "Sure Ill try it"  I was ecstatic and told him that I would hold on to him the whole way and that he just needed to pedal, but once he got on he just took off.  It was amazing!  At one point I didnt even know if I would ever see him walk again let alone ride a bike, so today was a day I will never forget.  I told him I was so proud of him and he said "Oh good I was trying to make you proud of me and Im so proud of myself too."  So sweet.  The best part was that he really enjoyed it and didnt want to get off.  We also saw another little girl riding a bike and he sped up to be by her.  I think he thought it was cool that he could do something that all the other kids can do and could feel a sense of normalcy again.  I love that I can add this to the list of "firsts"  I have seen him do again that alot of people thought could never happen.

                        WAY TO GO SKYLER!  IM SO PROUD OF YOU!



cjmom said...

Yea Skyler! How great is that!

Emily said...

Yay Skyler! You don't know me, but I've been following Skyler's story since last Christmas. He is a hero, and so are you. I'm so glad he got to enjoy riding his bike as all little boys should.

suzie said...

Suuuuuch a perfect, perfect kid!!!! Such a pure example of faith, hope and strength. I look up to ur little boy in soooo many ways, he is my hero and my kids seriously love him and don't even "know" him. He is ALWAYS remembered in ALL of our prayers!


nsudburyfam said...

Yahoo! You are amazing, Skyler!

Tonya said...

That is so awesome!!! Way to go Skyler! We are all so proud of you!