Saturday, August 28, 2010
What a difference a couple days make. Teresa is doing much better and her leg is just a little bruised and doing great!
Yesterday was Lucy's seventh birthday. On September 2, 2003 , she was found abandoned at the gate of The Government Building of Shangbu Town ,Luxi County , PingXiang City ,JiangXi Province , China. Her birth Mother placed her at a location that she new she would be found very quickly. With her was a birth note from her birth Mother with her name(Ya Ya Mei), her birth date and time. The orphanage renamed her Ya Ping, keeping the Ya from her Mother and adding Ping for the City.
On May 29, 2006, she became Lucy Ya Ping Bartlinski.
She had a very rough start in life, having to endure several operations and illnesses all by her self. Having gone through so much at such a young age has made her a fighter. She has the attitude that she can do any thing in life. She also is very stubborn and on those days , look out.
She came to us very sick and spent the first 3 weeks home in the hospital. I am so happy to say she is now doing fantastic. She still has several operations in the future but she will never have to face them alone again.
For her birthday we went to The Utz Potato Chip Factory in Hanover PA for a free tour. The girls all loved it . You would of thought we were at WDW , Teresa was so excited.
After Dinner we had cake and ice cream. While we were in China I found a really cool Birthday candle that opens up into a flower while singing the Birhtday song. Well only in China can you buy a Birthday candle that needs a fire extinguisher to put it out. The look on the girls faces was histerical. Lucy thought her cake was going to catch on fire. Teresa thought it was sooo funny. She finds such happiness in everything.
A good time was had by all.
I'm sure Lucy's Birth Mother must have been thinking of her yesterday . I wish there was some way to tell her she is doing great and loved by her family .
Posted by Our Family at 8/28/2010 08:13:00 PM