I’m struggling on how to begin this post.
Especially after my last post. But not in the fear and dread kind of way.
I'm stuck in wonder.
And overwhelmed with how to begin after sitting on the news all weekend.
With arms outstretched.
I’ll just let the pictures speak.
It’s almost as if Elias read my Friday words and said, “I’ll show you mommy.”
And walked. He walked. Elias walked!!!!!
Up to five steps.
Five freakin steps!!!!!
On Friday afternoon. An hour after I wrote a post titled: “I know you may not know what its like to wonder if your son will ever walk.”
And sure he’s only upright for one or two steps before reaching and falling into us but…
My baby boy took and can take unsupported steps.
(Not counting the braces and an old borrowed piece of TheraTogs, which I'll explain later.)
He can take a few steps all by himself.
(I’ll tell you the full story tomorrow. After a good night’s sleep. Did I say five?)
-Excerpted from Following Elias, originally published on Parents.com. Copyright 2009 by Meredith Corporation. All rights reserved. Reprinted with permission.