Category Archives: Jake’s Legs

Jake’s Therapy: Is This Your Monkey?

When I was in school, I never would have thought I would be begging for extra work to do over the summer break.  With Jake, however, I need all the help I can get to get through the gap between … Continue reading

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Jake Makes the Cut

Today was the Big Assessment To Determine Jake’s Future.  It wasn’t really called that, but that was certainly how it felt.  Since Jake is going to time out of the Resource Exchange, which provides in-home therapy for children  2 years … Continue reading

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Jake’s Therapy: Yay for Jake!

Yesterday was a great day in our life of therapy sessions.  I don’t know how many times I’ve taken Jake to an appointment, thinking that everything would be so great, only to have Jake turn into a monkey’s bottom somewhere … Continue reading

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Jake’s Therapy: Something Different

Today has been a learning day.  I feel like I learn something almost every day, even if it’s something  small, such as learning that a nail sticking out of the floor really isn’t going to take care of itself.  And, that … Continue reading

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Jake’s Therapy: What For?

A question I seem to be asked a lot lately is why we are doing therapy with Jake.  When I hear a question once or twice, I don’t think much about it.  When it comes up five or six times, I … Continue reading

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Jake’s Therapy: Sweet Jake

My sweet little Jake is back!   Most mothers say those words after their son has been away at college or spent a year or two being deployed.  My little guy didn’t actually leave my house, but was somehow replaced by … Continue reading

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Jake’s Therapy: Waiting, Waiting, Waiting

The last month I have been quiet on the therapy front since there hasn’t been much to say. We’re still doing therapy and it’s still a lot the same.  Jake improves in his eating, talking, and physical developement, but it is still … Continue reading

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