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Hop Along with Me

Alrighty - so let me share my plan with you! I'm going to do a couple different posts to cover the last 10 months. I want to do this because it was my first year as an amputee. There have been ups and downs, which is not entirely unexpected. They were for various reasons but… Continue reading Hop Along with Me

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Amputee Day 3

So it is officially my third day after surgery. I just wanted to share how things were going. One thing that I find most interesting is that I'm so incredibly hopeful I don't feel defeated anymore. Another exciting and interesting thing is that my nerve pain prior to surgery was sitting at about a 6/7… Continue reading Amputee Day 3

Amputation · Anxiety · Family · Health · My Blog · Self-Care · Transverse Myelitis

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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Operation Meet Stumpy

So I'm officially in the 10-day countdown.  10 days until I have my left leg amputated below the knee. 10 days until I am able to start moving forward with my life.  I have been at such a standstill for so long that it was hard to maintain hope and the will to not be… Continue reading Operation Meet Stumpy