Broken is actually good

by Jen Lee Reeves on February 10, 2012 · 1 comment

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It’s hard to celebrate a broken helper arm… but having it break is a sign that Jordan is using her arm a lot more at school. Yesterday she was playing on the playground when she fell down and broke her helper. I got a call from the office asking if I knew how to fix it… Which I thought was sweet. When you think about it, this is probably the best scenario when getting a call from the office about a broken arm.

I shared the picture of Jordan’s broken helper to her prosthetist and we’re going to have to send it to him. He’s happy to see it got broken, because it means Jordan is using it a lot. And she really is. It’s really cool to see her finding more and more ways to use it. But what stinks is by shipping it off, she’s going to get used to a new pattern of not putting it on every morning. We’ll get back into the swing of it as soon as possible!

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