Solikha Maya

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My 27 weeker, Solikha Maya, was born weighing 1lb 15oz, she spent 98 days in the Nicu, had stage 3 ROP, Jaundice & a PDA! Life after Nicu was a rollercoaster ride of mixed emotions. Our assessments with the child development center was disheartening to say the least. They labeled her 1 percentile in intelligence, her memory was horrible, her pen hand holding wasn’t accurate nor scissor skills. As of now she has made tremendous strides. Talks in full sentences and continues to impress me everyday. She’s so full of life with tons of energy!! Its been a wild ride & every 𝘕𝘰𝘷𝘦𝘮𝘣𝘦𝘳 𝘐’𝘮 𝘢𝘭𝘸𝘢𝘺𝘴 𝘧𝘭𝘰𝘰𝘥𝘦𝘥 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘮𝘦𝘮𝘰𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘴 𝘰𝘧 𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘕𝘪𝘤𝘶 𝘑𝘰𝘶𝘳𝘯𝘦𝘺. 4 𝘺𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘴 𝘭𝘢𝘵𝘦𝘳 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘐 𝘧𝘦𝘦𝘭 𝘭𝘪𝘬𝘦 𝘐 𝘤𝘢𝘯 𝘧𝘪𝘯𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘺 𝘣𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘵𝘩𝘦! 💜 𝘞𝘰𝘳𝘭𝘥 𝘗𝘳𝘦𝘮𝘢𝘵𝘶𝘳𝘪𝘵𝘺 𝘪𝘴 𝘢 𝘵𝘪𝘮𝘦 𝘰𝘧 𝘳𝘦𝘧𝘭𝘦𝘤𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯. 𝘛𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘧𝘪𝘳𝘴𝘵 𝘨𝘭𝘢𝘯𝘤𝘦 𝘰𝘧 her 𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘺 𝘧𝘳𝘢𝘮𝘦, 𝘺𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘯𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘰 𝘩𝘰𝘭𝘥 her 𝘪𝘯 𝘮𝘺 𝘢𝘳𝘮𝘴. 𝘐 𝘩𝘢𝘥 𝘯𝘰 𝘧𝘦𝘢𝘳 𝘵𝘪𝘭𝘭 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘮𝘰𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘐 saw her 𝘭𝘢𝘺𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘳𝘦 𝘭𝘪𝘧𝘦𝘭𝘦𝘴𝘴 & 𝘸𝘦 𝘤𝘰𝘶𝘭𝘥𝘯’𝘵 𝘥𝘰 𝘢𝘯𝘺𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘰 𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘧𝘰𝘳𝘵 her. Solikha’s 𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘺 𝘧𝘳𝘢𝘮𝘦 & 𝘵𝘳𝘢𝘯𝘴𝘭𝘶𝘤𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘴𝘬𝘪𝘯, 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘵𝘶𝘣𝘦𝘴 & 𝘸𝘪𝘳𝘦𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘤𝘰𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘦𝘥 her 𝘧𝘦𝘢𝘵𝘶𝘳𝘦𝘴 𝘸𝘢𝘴 𝘴𝘰 𝘩𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘵𝘣𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘬𝘪𝘯𝘨. She 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘶𝘦𝘥 𝘵𝘰 𝘣𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘵𝘩𝘦 & 𝘧𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘮𝘰𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘺𝘰𝘶 she 𝘵𝘰𝘰𝘬 her 𝘧𝘪𝘳𝘴𝘵 𝘣𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘵𝘩! 𝘐 𝘧𝘦𝘦𝘭 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘴𝘢𝘥𝘯𝘦𝘴𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘩𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘵𝘢𝘤𝘩𝘦 𝘥𝘪𝘴𝘴𝘪𝘱𝘢𝘵𝘦, 𝘐 𝘬𝘯𝘰𝘸 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘪𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘩𝘦𝘢𝘭𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘱𝘢𝘳𝘵. This darkness consumed me for so long. 𝘐’𝘮 𝘢𝘮𝘢𝘻𝘦𝘥 𝘣𝘺 𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘴𝘦 𝘧𝘦𝘦𝘭𝘪𝘯𝘨𝘴 of mix emotions, highs and lows to being at peace. 𝘐 𝘯𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘳 𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘶𝘨𝘩𝘵 𝘐 𝘸𝘰𝘶𝘭𝘥 𝘨𝘦𝘵 𝘩𝘦𝘳𝘦. 𝘠𝘦𝘵, 𝘢𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘴𝘢𝘮𝘦 𝘵𝘪𝘮𝘦 𝘐 𝘵𝘳𝘺 𝘴𝘰 𝘩𝘢𝘳𝘥 𝘵𝘰 𝘩𝘰𝘭𝘥 𝘰𝘯 𝘵𝘰 𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘴𝘦 𝘮𝘦𝘮𝘰𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘴. 𝘐 𝘥𝘰𝘯’𝘵 𝘸𝘢𝘯𝘵 𝘪𝘵 𝘵𝘰 𝘴𝘭𝘪𝘱 𝘢𝘸𝘢𝘺. 𝘉𝘶𝘵 𝘐 𝘬𝘯𝘰𝘸 𝘪𝘵’𝘴 𝘵𝘪𝘮𝘦 𝘵𝘰 𝘭𝘦𝘵 𝘨𝘰. 𝘛𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘪𝘴 𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘯𝘦𝘹𝘵 𝘫𝘰𝘶𝘳𝘯𝘦𝘺 𝘵𝘰𝘨𝘦𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘳.

𝘚𝘵𝘢𝘺 𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘰𝘯𝘨 𝘮𝘺 𝘧𝘦𝘭𝘭𝘰𝘸 𝘱𝘳𝘦𝘦𝘮𝘪𝘦 𝘱𝘢𝘳𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘴!! 𝘌𝘯𝘫𝘰𝘺 𝘦𝘢𝘤𝘩 𝘮𝘰𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘵, 𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘶𝘨𝘩 𝘩𝘰𝘸𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘳 𝘥𝘪𝘧𝘧𝘪𝘤𝘶𝘭𝘵, 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘫𝘰𝘶𝘳𝘯𝘦𝘺 𝘸𝘪𝘭𝘭 𝘩𝘢𝘷𝘦 𝘢 𝘭𝘢𝘴𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘪𝘮𝘱𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘴𝘪𝘰𝘯 & 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘮𝘰𝘴𝘵 𝘴𝘢𝘤𝘳𝘦𝘥 & 𝘤𝘩𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘴𝘩𝘦𝘥 𝘦𝘹𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘯𝘤𝘦 𝘰𝘧 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘭𝘪𝘧𝘦. 𝘈𝘧𝘵𝘦𝘳 𝘢𝘭𝘭, 𝘥𝘦𝘴𝘱𝘪𝘵𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘩𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘵𝘢𝘤𝘩𝘦, 𝘱𝘢𝘪𝘯 & 𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘶𝘨𝘨𝘭𝘦; 𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘺 𝘭𝘪𝘵𝘵𝘭𝘦
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