Sunday, March 22, 2009

IM WALKING! Still have a long ways to go!

Well, its Sunday night again which means its time for my weekly blog post. As I promised in my previous post, I have attached a video clip of my walking. I must say, this is NOT my best walking performance I have ever done. After church today, we took a video of me walking before I went to my therapists house for more rehab.

I want to thank EVERYONE for there continued prayers on my behalf! The video below is just an example of the power of prayer! I wasn't given any hope of walking again. legs have gotten movement back in my hips and I am able to take normal strides (as you can see in the video). I will try to post more videos in the future so everyone can see the results of all your prayers! I still have a long ways to go in my rehab, but so far it is coming along GREAT! I am getting more return in my legs and with God's help I will be walking again soon!

The reasons for this blog is to show others that through Christ ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE! If we believe in our hearts and do not doubt the power of God, then we will see miracles. I give ALL the glory and honor to God for my recovery! However, I still have a LONG ways to go! My recovery is not even close to being complete, this will not take days, or weeks or months....but YEARS! I have to be persistent and NEVER GIVE UP! I have to keep pressing on! EVERYDAY, working towards my goal of complete recovery. Doctors, will say that it is impossible and that it is EXTREMELY RARE to see recovery in SCI victims. Well....I proved them wrong once...I CAN DO IT AGAIN!! Nothing is impossible if we BELIEVE in our hearts without doubt! I pray that this blog reaches people and encourages them to take on their trials. Everyone deals with struggles in their lives! Mine struggles happen to be physical (among other struggles) but, I can over come my trials if I believe! PLEASE, PLEASE keep praying for my recovery! The more prayers that go to God on my behalf has a DIRECT impact on my recovery! I NEED ALL OF YOU TO MAKE THIS HAPPEN! PLEASE share my story and blog with others!


mmlace said...

TRULY INCREDIBLE!!! Thanks so much for sharing that with us!!! I posted a link to this over on MY blog! Much love and prayers!!!--Lacey

Joe Bedwell said...

Look at you go! HAHA! I seriously thought you were about to throw the walker away at the end and start doing the "Marathon Man". Seriously, great job! That's an amazing feat you have accomplished in a little over a year since your accident! Can't wait to see you again! I already have the FL-TENN weekend booked on my calendar! Keep up the hard work!

Anonymous said...

Awesome!!! Thanks again for sharing God's work!

meredith said...

Brent! AMAZING progress! I'm so excited for you... keep up the great, hard work. By the way, what have you cooked from your new cookbook lately?! Talk to you soon, Mere

Judy May said...

That's the BEST movie I've seen in years!! You are truly a remarkable young man and evidence of the greatness of our God.

Anonymous said...

I agree with everyone that already posted - truly amazing! We expect no less from our Father though. Keep up the good work and keep posting your progress. You are really an inspiration to everyone that reads your blog.

Kathy said...

AMAZING! Congratulations. We are so happy to see the incredible progress so quickly. We knew it would come, but so quickly!

Robin and Kathy

Mary B said...

Thanks for sharing this with us. Your faith and you hard work is an encouragement to all of us. Keep up the good work. With God's help all things are possible.

Love you.

Don & Mary

Cristina said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS!! :) Can't wait to see this strut in person soon! Hurry up!

Cindi Burleson said...

Brent, Truly wonderful. God is so very good. Never lose hope!! - Cindi

Anonymous said...

Way to go! I'm so happy for you! Keep up the great faith!
Love ya!