New Pics of Gabrielle Giffords Released … Gabby Has Long Way Still to Go in Rehab from Tuscon Massacre Gun Shot Wound to Ever Consider Politics
New pictures have been released of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) by her office on her Facebook page. These are the first since the terrible Tuscan massacre shooting that left six dead and Giffords wounded with a gun shot to her head. Gabby has come a long way in he rehabilitation from her near fatal injury, but obviously has still a long way to still go. We wish her all the best in her recovery and well wishes. (VIDEO)
The photos show the congresswoman outside. She smiled directly into the camera in one, while she sat next to a woman in the other while smiling downward.
Giffords has been in a Houston rehab facility since two weeks after the Jan. 8 shooting. Six people were killed and 13 were injured, including Giffords.
Carusone said Friday that Giffords could be released sometime this month.
US rep Gabby Giffords obviously has a long road ahead of her in her. returning to Congress should be the least of her worries right now for herself and the Democrat political operatives who look to exploit Giffords for political purposes. Gabby’s well being and recovery is best served for her husband, children and family … politics is always there in the future if she wants. However, enough of the politics at this time.
One has to wonder about statements like that of Debbie Wasserman Schulltz in ‘Meet the Press” this Sunday, when she said “that she had a ‘wonderful conversation’ on the telephone with Giffords on Wednesday and Giffords spoke in full sentences and initiated some of conversation instead of just responding, as she had done in the recent past”. This seems to be in direct contradiction with that reported last week in the Arizona Republic where a Giffords staffer said,that Giffords is having difficulty communicating and is using facial expressions as a way to express and pointing.
Does her struggle to communicate mean that she’s not using complete sentences?
“Exactly,” Carusone said. “She is borrowing upon other ways of communicating. Her words are back more and more now, but she’s still using facial expressions as a way to express. Pointing. Gesturing. Add it all together, and she’s able to express the basics of what she wants or needs. But, when it comes to a bigger and more complex thought that requires words, that’s where she’s had the trouble.”
Is that frustrating for her?
“Absolutely,” Carusone said. “When she is trying to come up with a word or a sentence and she’s clearly struggling, putting everything she’s got into it, and sometimes she’s not successful. When she is, there’s a relief that comes across her face that she has found the word. But when she can’t come up with that, it is absolute frustration.”
I have stated this in the past and will continue to do so … ENOUGH OF THE POLITICS WITH GABBY BY THOSE IN THE DEMOCRAT PARTY WHO LOOK TO EXPLOIT THE SHOOTING. It is a miracle that she is alive and thankfully so for her children, husband and family. That is what is most important, not being a US Rep or as some have speculated, running for US Senator Kyle’s seat when he retires in 2012. This woman obviously has a ways to go and no one knows whether she will ever be the same as she was prior to the shooting at the hands of the crazed Jared Lee Loughner who was ruled too insane to stand trial. There need to be priories in life and unlike in the Anthony Weiner “sexting” scandal, family needs to take precedent, not politics.
Her story and will to recover is a true inspiration to all … Gabby Giffords, get well soon, we wish you and your family all the best.