Today, Man took a bite of a carrot, chewed it, and swallowed!!! I tried to remain calm on the outside; I didn’t want him to notice the amount of excitement, relief, hope, and importance I placed on that one single bite. I didn’t want him to shrink under the pressure that I placed on his ability to take a bite of a carrot.
“Nice job, buddy!! I’m really proud of you! Did you like it?”
“Meh, it was ok…”
That was enough for me! On the outside I maintained my calm demeanor, my “this was no big deal” face; but on the inside, I was celebrating like it was New Year’s!
Now, at this point you’re all probably thinking, “Wow, a bite of a carrot! She’s really got to check her brag-o-meter, because that sounds about as insignificant as watching television…” But for us, this was HUGE.
I’ve ready many,
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