Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Merry Christmas!!!

I promise to have a big post before the new year with lots of pictures and videos from what's been going on (there's been a lot!).

But I just want to say Merry Christmas to everyone! Keep on praying (as I have been) for a Christmas miracle! I've been looking forward to today to be reborn and be able to walk again hopefully :)

I am currently in Washington/Oregon with Ivette and her family and will be returning to LA tomorrow. I am so blessed to have such a loving and supporting family, friends and girlfriend. Also, her family has embraced me and I am thankful for them as well.

Spread the love, keep on praying and REJOICE!

Sunday, December 16, 2007

At Craig Hospital again...

Hey everyone-

I just arrived today in Denver, Colorado with Ivette, my dad and Bella! for my re-evaluation at Craig Hospital. Each patient returns about 6 months after their discharge for a one-week ollow-up. It's really, really weird being back here at the hospital and already I've had a plethora of mixed emotions being back.

I have lots more to update on the blog, but will do so when I have more time/energy.

Among other things, I became a dual-legged ambulator! Before, at Precision Rehab, I was able to take "steps" on my own but only the right leg/flexor would fire. This past week, both were firing! We have videos of this as well.

Finally, thanks so much to Fabien for setting up my website (http://www.helpjoewalk.com) and keeping it updated. There is a pretty cool video there that Project Walk created for me a little while ago, so check it out!

If you don't want to navigate to the website, here's the video. However, the other music on the blog might interfere with the video's music/vocals, so you can either check it out at the website if you're having this problem or pause the blog music located at the very bottom of this page.

Hopefully I can update this blog more this week with other stuff that has been happening with more pictures and videos.

Hope you're enjoying the holidays!