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Getting closer

It feels so close, yet so far away. I can almost taste hat it feels like to run! But I am getting ahead of myself. There is always an order, logical yet annoying. Balance, stand, walk, jog, run. With 101 exercises in between to ensure that I don't injure myself. A girl can still dream… Continue reading Getting closer

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Taken by surprise

Friday was my first day out of the house in 2 weeks. I drove downtown for a doctor's appointment to have the last of my staples removed. Thankfully the prosthetist was able to meet me at this appointment to fit me with shrinkers and complete an exam required for ordering my first gel liner. I… Continue reading Taken by surprise

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Social Distancing & Home Schooling

This whole practice of social distancing has brought a couple of things to my attention. Things specifically related to my lifestyle. As many of you know I had a below-knee amputation three weeks ago. With this, I am still on leave from work. Generally, I work remotely from a home office. This means that at… Continue reading Social Distancing & Home Schooling

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Little Things

Per the usual I have been taking note of all the little everyday things that give me a moment of joy. This is happening more so now that I am less mobile (at least for the near future). I am really taking the time to be present and smell the roses. While doing so I… Continue reading Little Things

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One Foot Good – Two Feet Bad

Today I have officially lived as a single-footed monster for 14 days. Eleven of which have been spent at home. It feels absolutely amazing to be home! Nothing is better than being surrounded by people who truly care about you and sleeping in your own bed. Since coming home, I have learned that I struggle… Continue reading One Foot Good – Two Feet Bad

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I am officially an Amputee

So it happened. It's official. I had below knee amputation surgery on my left leg yesterday (Wednesday February 26th, 2020). I am now 24 hours out from surgery and doing pretty darn good. I'm actually doing better than expected. So sit back and hang tight while I lay out what all happened this week. If… Continue reading I am officially an Amputee

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Been there, Done that!

For over four year I have done... Physical Therapy Occupational Therapy Mirror Therapy Sympathetic Therapy Massage Therapy Fluido Therapy TENS unit Acupuncture Cupping An AFO Ankle braces Night splints Stretching Chiropractor Contrast baths Botox Injections Spent a small fortune and countless hours in appointments, driving to and from appointments and performing the exercises and stretches… Continue reading Been there, Done that!

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Anticipation Kills

Do you ever make a decision that you 100% know in your hear is the right choice? Even though this is the case do you have severe anxiety about how your loved ones will react? Stress over managing their emotions and anxieties or fielding their questions which is inevitably defending your choice. Maybe you go… Continue reading Anticipation Kills

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zoom…

Wowza! What a whirlwind of a summer! Honestly it hasn't even felt like summer. It has been more of a hurricane of emotions tangled up with a non stop roller coaster than the usual fun in the sun. At the very end of June, Nick was offered a promotion located just over two and a… Continue reading zoom…

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Why can’t I blog?

Blogs. Blogging. Blogger. Savoring Life's Moments has been my blog for a couple years now. My interest and desire in sharing stories, ideas, thoughts and opinions have not lessened since I began. However, the frequency in which I post has damn near diminished. Honestly, I want to blog and I regularly think about all the… Continue reading Why can’t I blog?