It's a miracle that Giffords is alive. May she continue to get stronger and to improve as she focuses on her recovery! And may her husband remain encouraged of heart! He's suffering right along with her, you know.
After a year following a traumatic brain insult, recovery slows but doesn't cease altogether.
Mr. AOW and I fully know that fact two and a half years after his devastating brain hemorrhage of September 15, 2009, as he continues to make minuscule improvements. But at this late date, well beyond the window of one year when the most improvement occurs, recovery needs one's full focus.