"People asked us, 'you're not crying in the video; why aren't you crying.' Our eyes were like saucers", she said.
Mum, Ann Tisdale, posted the video to her Instagram page, which celebrates her daughter Maya and has an appropriate tagline of "Living life with CP like a boss".
The incredulous young girl shrieks excitedly that she even did a "big step".
Thai cave rescue: Soccer team’s perilous trip through dark maze
Sunday's initial rescue effort was expected to continue into the evening due to the long journey from where the boys are located. Several of the boys emerged from the cave on Sunday , about eight hours after 18 divers began their operation to free them.
Doctors performed selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) surgery, a neurosurgical procedure that selectively destroys problematic nerve roots in the spinal cord.
Maya's family stated that the procedure would reduce Maya's spasticity permanently and give Maya to live without much pain.
The predicted timeline was around six months, but on July 1, about seven weeks post-surgery, Maya took her first steps. The little girl had been working hard to learn to walk without a walker or stroller to keep her balance. "She's going to continue with physical therapy five days a week, just like we've been doing, and get stronger and practice her skill of walking", she said.
Arsenal agree €8m fee to sign French teenage midfielder
Arsenal will reportedly complete a deal worth around £7m for 19-year-old Lorient midfielder Matteo Guendouzi on Monday. Ouest-France claim the youngster will pen a four-year deal at the Emirates following his medical tomorrow.
India beats England in 3rd T20, wins series 2-1
Some poor bowling from Indian pacers, who either sprayed the ball or bowled too short, helped England in making a bright start. The all-rounder was hit for 22 runs in his first over by Roy but he showed good composure to bounce back in his next three.
Simpson flirts with 59 on way to 61 and Greenbrier lead
The shot landed on a hillside. "Yeah, today was a little tougher than yesterday", said the recent Players Championship victor . Watson, who 11 days ago collected a PGA Tour-leading third win of the season, said he was not content to rest on his laurels.
United Kingdom cabinet agrees on 'soft' Brexit
The US would want an agreement allowing its farm products, which are produced to different standards, into the British market. A new UK-European Union free trade area for goods will be created under Brexit plans agreed on by ministers at Chequers.