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Bicycles. What are we doing and why?

I’m not really sure where the idea came from, but on my first trip out after leaving rehab last November, after a couple of drinks, I declared to some uni friends that I wanted to cycle from London to Paris and asked who would do it with me. 1,539 more words

For Insha Afsar... Ski is the limit

Thanks to the Association of Pakistani Physicians of New England (APPNE) for the opportunity to meet an inspiring young lady, 14-year old Insha Afsar of Muzaffarabad who lost a leg in the earthquake of 2005 but has risen to become a champion one-legged skier, enabled by her supportive host parents in the USA. 910 more words

Pakistan

Double Amputee Practices Using Bionic, Mind-Controlled Arms

A double amputee has become the first person ever to control two robotic arms at the same time thanks to a pioneering experiment.
Les Baugh was involved in a horrific electrical accident that cost him both of his arms and shoulders 40 years ago. 14 more words

Nerves

I am getting anxious. My surgery is scheduled, in less than six weeks, I will be a right-below-the-knee amputee. So much to do and all I can do is sit and knit at the moment. 147 more words

Knitting

The Next Chapter.....

Two months ago I got a message from my Heavenly Father which basically said “follow me.” So I am doing what I’m told and following His lead. 94 more words

Poem | On The Wooden Limbs Of Deceased Amputees

On The Wooden Limbs Of Deceased Amputees by MV Blake

Is it odd that I hate tree stumps?

I mean, really, is it just me? 241 more words

Poetry