Congresswoman Gabriella Giffords, who has already started using her iPad, has been moved to Texas Medical Center in Houston. She will remain in the ICU while she is being evaluated.s ready to roll, she is even starting to use her iPad.
Soon she will go to TIRR Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Center. Although she has a drain attached to her grain, the trip was flawless, the Houston Chronicle said.
Hundreds greeted her along the road as her ambulance left Tucson for nearby Davis Monthan Air Force Base. "We love you Gabby," said one of many signs, the Arizonareported.
Mark Kelley, Gifford's husband, waved through an open window to a group that included Republicans and Democrats.
She flew to Houston in a plane called Challenger. Kelly is an astronaut.
"GG going to next phase of her recover today. Very grateful to the docs and nurses at UMC, Tucson PD, Sheriffs Dept....Back in Tucson ASAP!" her husband, Mark Kelly, wrote Twitter early on Friday.
Dr. Peter Rhee and Tracy Culbert, a nurse, both from the University of Arizona Hospital traveled with her.
Given that she was shot in the head her quick recovery of her senses is seen as remarkable, proving once again that brain damage can be treated.
A gunman shot Giffords in the head during a rampage outside a supermarket where she was holding a meet-and-greet event with constituents.