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How did I bounce back? The 8 components of resilience

I was asked by our psychiatry department to give a talk on recovering from the loss of my leg. I tried to decline several times, but they kept insisting that I give a talk. 232 more words

Life Changing

We are Family

‘Home is the place where, when you have to go there,
They have to take you in.’ – Robert Frost

Dear Oscar

Such nonsense surrounds us. 446 more words

Oscar Pistorius

Preteen amputee hoping to raise awareness with Dolphin Tale 2 cameo

ALLEGAN, Mich. – She’s an extraordinary preteen overcoming obstacles and now she’s being featured on the big screen.

In January, FOX 17 introduced you to Ella Gillies, a double amputee who was able to meet Winter the amputee dolphin featured in the movie Dolphin Tale with Morgan Freeman. 365 more words


My Return to Rowing Competition

After succeeding in getting my boat into the water, I began training. After several months I was able to remove the pontoons. In addition I began practicing with my local rowing club, Gainesville Area Rowing. 526 more words

Life Changing

Rally to Rambling…

I spent about five days just outside Vermillion, SD at a County Park. They had electric connection but no water. For a mere $15 a night I thought I’d give it a shot and it worked out pretty well. 3,321 more words

Harley Davidson

Come follow me on the road to Grappler's Heart!

I have been invited to, and have decided to compete in the Grapplers Heart tournament. The Grapplers Heart Tournament will take place April 25-26, 2015 at Renzo Gracie’s Academy in Brooklyn, NY. 73 more words