What a WONDERFUL reunion this was!
Next stop on the agenda was to head straight to Meow-Meow
The rest of the day was filled with playing, laughing, hiking up the hill (with a bag of snacks in tow).Kayla is determined to get her muscles strong again. She and I have both noticed how out of shape we have become now that we are back home with all of these stairs. I have not seen her eat this much in forever! What a wonderful and happy feeling. She was climbing up onto the counter to get her own cup and pretty much helping herself to anything she wanted. For whatever reason, Kayla just wouldn't do that in the apartment no matter how much we told her we wanted her to. So, it was great to see that she was playing, but frequently stopping for lots of snacks! Mid day she requested a visit to Tuttimelon which is a local Fro-Yo fave. She had coconut ice cream with sprinkles, chocolate and marshmallows. Oh man! This kid is HAPPY! Thriving. LIVING. I can't wait to rave to her team of doctors (especially her nutritionist) who always seemed to doubt that Kayla could do it on her own. I can't wait to brag about how again we were right... she just needed to be home.
Right now the kids are sound asleep in their own beds. My heart is happy. I won't update daily, but I will for sure keep everyone in the loop as to how we are doing. Right now, we just have so many things to check off of our "when we get home list" now that we are all finally here. Thank you all for the sweet messages and continued support. This journey is not over by a long shot, but we will get there. One day at a time! For now, we will just enjoy this feeling while it is here. I am not about to waste one second of it! Good night all!