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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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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Lifes been good to me so far

I went to see my surgeon yesterday. For multiple reasons I was a bit apprehensive about going. First my appointment was not until 2:15 and I got up at 8:00. Sharon made me a large mug of coffee (GOD bless her) and went back to bed. I had not slept well the night before so …
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Peaks and Valleys

As one can imagine whenever a person has a life changing event happen to them it throws their whole world upside down. Life as they knew it no longer exists. Suddenly the person goes from their well established comfortable known routines to a world in which they feel like they know very little. Welcome to …
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The Making of a Pirate.

I love Pirate Movies. They’re alot of fun to watch. In my mind a pirate always has an eye patch. He also wears a three cornered hat with a skull and crossbones on the front. He wears flamboyant clothing, brandishes a sword and may have a hook for a hand. He has his own ship …
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