So Disappointing

Today was the day I was suppose to pick up my new leg. The day I would win my independance from my wheel chair and walker. The day I could finally be able to come and go from my super handicap unfriendly condo building without needing help from anyone. The day I thought I would …
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The High Cost of Diabetes

So there is an article out there on the web put out by the Dallas News. It is titled “As job loss strips Americans of health insurance, diabetics turn to insulin-sharing underground,” This is crazy. When I say crazy I am not referring to those who are doing it but to the fact that people …
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The Other Side Of My Amputatiuon

Well as we all know, I lost the bottom half of my lower left leg and foot back in April 2020. This Friday I will be going to the prosthetist to take my new leg for a test walk. They need to make sure the cast they took and the resulting socket created by it …
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Kitsu, Suki and Mika

This post has nothing to do with amputations other than my dogs have helped me weather the storm. I love dogs, all kinds of dogs. They are one of the best gifts god has given humanity. I particularly love Shiba Inus. Alot of people have never heard of this breed but they are an awesome …
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A Successful Day

This was originally written yesterday 08.28.20 but due to technical problems could not be posted until today. Its been a while since I last posted anything. My apologies for that. I just got caught up in the day to day things like work etc. Not to say I’m not happy working because I am but …
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98 % Good News, 2% News I Didn’t Want To Hear

So I went to my doctor yesterday to see how the healing of my wound was progressing. It was 98% great news and 2% news I didn’t want to hear. First, the nurse was amazed. They always measure the width, length and depth of the wound. She kept remeasuring and going back and forth to …
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My Stumpity Stump Protector

So, I fell a couple weeks ago. Two weeks after the amputation. These things happen to people who are not used to the one legged life and sometimes even those who are. At any rate when I fell I landed on my stump. Not good. Falling on my stump caused a small amount of damage, …
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