The other night I went to a party to celebrate a friend getting married soon. I was able to drive myself there, help set out some food, write out name tags, play a dice game and so much more. Not long ago, Steve would have had to drive me there, walk me in and help me to a chair. Then I would have spent the rest of the evening sitting in the same spot until he would come pick me up to go home.
It was such a gift to feel relaxed and not have my arms and legs all cramped up into balls. No one had to help me dish up my food or help me get to the restroom. I was able to laugh and have fun all evening long and really help a friend celebrate her up coming marriage.
After living the first 33 years of my life thinking I had Spastic Diplegia, a form of Cerebal Palsey, I was correctly diagnosed with Dopa Responsive Dystonia (DRD). I am on new medication and doing things that I never imagined possible. This has changed the lives of my husband and two daughters. I truly believe that I am living a miracle each and every day. Life can't get any better than this!