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Ds2 and his walking frame

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lou33 Thu 07-Apr-05 11:18:15


Password bolla2

have a look at the photo gallery and you can see him using his frame for the first time

sweetmonkey Thu 07-Apr-05 11:21:21

you have the cutest children!! they are adorable!!!

Fio2 Thu 07-Apr-05 11:22:11

he looks so happy

lou33 Thu 07-Apr-05 11:23:00

thank you!

MandM Thu 07-Apr-05 11:30:08

What a gorgeous bunch you've got Lou! Your DS looks so proud of himself walking with his frame.

My dd loves walking with hers now, although it took a while to get her used to it! She whizzes round nursery bashing everyone's legs and has even played outside on our cul-de-sac with the other little children who live near us over the Easter holidays. It was so nice for her to be able to joinin rather than having to watch through the window....until she hit the kerb and toppled over!

lou33 Thu 07-Apr-05 11:32:51

thanks MandM. He has a wheelchair to get about, he really isnt up to par with the frame yet, he finds it too challenging atm, so he can only do about 6ft, but he is VERY proud of himslef when he manages to get his feet in the right place

very emotional

DillyDally Thu 07-Apr-05 11:42:06

He is a cutie. I seem to have a very bad weakness for kids in glasses - they all look so huggable

lou33 Thu 07-Apr-05 11:44:25

he is REALLY huggable

chonky Thu 07-Apr-05 11:46:40

He looks rightly chuffed with himself - what a happy chap!

MandM Thu 07-Apr-05 11:50:30


How old is your ds? When did he first get his wheelchair? DD is 3 (4 next Tuesday - so I'm going to be spending my weekend constructing a Barbie princess out of madiera sponge and fondant icing!!!) and is going to school in September so we are coming up to the point where I think she is going to have to have a wheelchair for getting in and out of school. I'm nervous, and I don't really know why, but don't want her to pick up on that. DH is (surprisingly) much calmer than me about it. I think it might be because I can see her doing so well and being so independent with her frame and a wheelchair feels like going in completely in the opposite direction, although deepdown I know they both have their place IFKWIM.
Sorry for all the questions - it's just that for me this is the biggest hurdle so far.

misdee Thu 07-Apr-05 11:51:21

aww he is sooo cute, as are all your kids. are you and your dh also very fair? Your girls remind me of my friends dd's, who are also very blond (do you know what i mean, there is blond, and there very blond)

lou33 Thu 07-Apr-05 11:53:08

he was 4 in feb, he got his chair last summer when he was 3.5. Have you got an ot or a physio? I would get them to refer you to wheelchair services, you are right to try and sort it all before school starts.

lou33 Thu 07-Apr-05 11:54:30

dh was v blond until he was a teen, and i was until about the age of 5, misdee.

Blossomhill Thu 07-Apr-05 12:05:52

Lou - well you know my thoughts. I said to Lou that whenever I feel down I am going to look at pictures of ds2. He is like a little angel

All of your children are gorgeous, just like there mum!!!!!

lou33 Thu 07-Apr-05 12:12:48

you flirt

Merlot Thu 07-Apr-05 13:29:17

Gorgeous Lou . He really is a cheeky looking fellow isn't he? . I can't get over how alike all your children are - your two daughters particularly!

lou33 Thu 07-Apr-05 13:55:55

He is a cheeky chap, wonderful personality, everyone falls in love with him.

I get a lot of people saying how alike they all are They are my very own \link{\children of the damned}

lou33 Thu 07-Apr-05 13:56:22

grr children of the damned

NomDePlume Thu 07-Apr-05 14:11:03

I've said it before but they are all gorgeous looking.

Well done to Rory !

lou33 Thu 07-Apr-05 14:14:13

btw NdeP, i fancy ed norton, so enough of your washing up comparisons

NomDePlume Thu 07-Apr-05 14:33:44

E is rank. Your standards are dropping Ms Lou....

NomDePlume Thu 07-Apr-05 14:34:06

His legs are terrible ! Like little nobbly twiglets !

lou33 Thu 07-Apr-05 15:32:06

have to say that fc and kalifornia are the only 2 films i fancy bp in, says something about my mind i think

NomDePlume Thu 07-Apr-05 16:00:53

Nah, they're the only 2 films where BP has any substance. He's just another pretty face otherwise

lou33 Thu 07-Apr-05 16:15:05

he is mad as cheese in both of them tho

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