Esme’s Blog

Super Di and team raise £3,200

Our friend Di and her work colleagues from BAM ran the Great Western Half Marathon last Sunday and raised £1,600. But best of all BAM have agreed to match the money raised  taking the grand total to £3,200 which is nothing short of fantastic. The race times aren’t important but the effort definitely is – […]

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Today is World Cerebral Palsy Day

As most of you reading this know Esme has Cerebral Palsy and that has changed our lives beyond recognition and affects many new families each day. If you know other children or adults like Esme please help them where you can. Find out more about it here:

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Esme starts school

Esme started at Primary School this month along with all her friends from Pre-School and we are  pleased that Esme uses her walker to get around her classroom. The Primary School have been nothing short of fantastic in making sure Esme can take full part in all the activities along with her friends. Last week […]

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Esme goes solo in her walker!

Today Esme took her first solo steps in her walker – a real milestone for Esme and for us all as a family. It’s a really exciting day and one that has made all of Esme’s hard work and effort very worthwhile – she is very pleased with herself as are her Mum & Dad! […]

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Esme makes the news again

Our local paper the Wilts & Glos Standard have been keenly following Esme’s progress since we were accepted to go to St. Louis. They visited the house last week to see how she was getting on after our Physio boot camp in Scotland last month. You can read the article here:

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Happy to be home again

We are now back from Scotland after Esme’s 10 days of hard work and she has worked so very hard. The result is she is much stronger and much more physically able than ever before. It really is a special time for Esme and for us as a family. Probably the best bit of all […]

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Standing on the edge of great things to come

Day 5 with Mike and Esme stood unaided for 10 seconds – to see it was a true vision for things to come for Esme. This week she has worked very hard, yes we’ve had tears and tantrums but so would anyone else doing daily 2 hour sessions with a personal trainer! Esme has not […]

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Burge & Rich to ride Lands End to John O’Groats

Two of Alisons oldest school friends Chris Burgess and Rich Francis have set themselves the challenge of riding the length of Britain to raise funds for Esme’s ongoing physio and care. The challenge is not for the faint hearted and they hope to do it in about 6 days, starting on 3rd May and finishing […]

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