A Better Day

Jacob certainly had a better day today than yesterday. He ended up having 4 1/2 hours of P.T. Something new today was that Jacob got to play basketball. We actually played a couple games of HORSE. I’m going to brag that I won both games only because I’ve never been able to beat him before. He said it doesn’t count because of his condition, but I gotta take what I can get. 🙂 Jacob also played Wii Fit. They’ve had him on it just about every day to help with his balance. Best of all, he played “hockey” against 2 female Physical Therapists. They took turns being the goalie. It was quite entertaining! For those of you who don’t know Jacob, he’s played hockey for the past 5 years, so he gave those girls a run for their money. Plus just watching them try to hold a hockey stick was funny enough!

To top the day off, Caleb (Jacob’s younger brother), cousins Jared and Jay, and Aunts came for a visit. We all had some good laughs, as the boys were quite funny! It’s so nice to have company and so hard when they have to leave. Hopefully time here will start going by faster. We wish you all well!!!

One last thing, for all the Yoopers out there, there will be a Spaghetti Benefit Dinner for Jacob at the American Legion in Little Lake on May 21st. Time and details to follow…

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  1. Mike, Robin, Stina, Laura, & Erik says:

    Jacob, It sounds like you are doing really great!! You will be back to your old self in no time. We are thinking of you and praying for you.

  2. Jeff, Cheri, Rylee Beauchaine says:

    So great to here Erin!!! So happy to hear you are getting better Jacob!! 🙂

  3. Kirk & Kim Beyer says:

    Jacob, you must have some crazy PT’s if they are willing to play goalie, especially against you. I hope you took it a little easy on them. I wouldn’t show them how to hold the stick though, shooters need to keep the advantage. Keep pushing forward buddy.

    Kirk, Kim, Wyatt, Grayson, Ewan and Zane Beyer

  4. Carisa Taylor says:

    I so happy to hear you had a better day Jacob! Keep up the good work. Still praying for you.

  5. Peyton, Tricia, Mark, Jacob says:

    Gee Jacob, in know time you will be back on the ice. Keep up the great work!!!

  6. Linda says:

    Keep up the nice smile Jacob, We are saying lots of prayers for you and your family at Glen’s Market in Munising.

  7. Tami Westman says:

    Jacob, it sounds like you are doing great. I didn’t know that you could play basketball in therapy!! Here are two more elephant jokes for you:
    What do elephants do in the evenings?
    Watch elevision!

    How to elephants talk to each other?
    By ‘elephone!

    Pastor Ron and I pray for you everyday. You are doing awesome.
    Ms Tami

  8. Benner family says:

    Jacob, sounds like your PT is a lot of fun. Hard to believe something like that is good for you..but it is. Keep it up. By the way, nice of you to let your mom win in HORSE.

    Paul, Leslie, Nicholas and Thomas



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