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Managing around the house

After almost a year back home since the amputation, I’ve acquired quite a few “do’s and don’ts” for navigating the obstacle course that is our house. 706 more words

Above-knee Amputation

Tools of the trade

Who knew there would be so many tools and gadgets needed for an above-knee amputee?!  It was certainly an eye-opener for me, who thought of the bionic leg and a wheelchair, but not much else. 659 more words

Above-knee Amputation


When I am a passenger, I have to sit in the front of the car, as it is really hard to load the bionic leg into the smallish space between the seats without the socket digging into my groin. 530 more words

Above-knee Amputation

Facebook gotta love it right??

Okay so there have been a few things that have been bothering me recently. Imagine it is all connected to Facebook. Most people when they have issues related to Facebook they either block people or deactivate their page but of course not before they leave a huge post about doing so. 937 more words

Andrews, Beth, The Marine's Embrace

Andrews, Beth, The Marine’s Embrace (In Shady Grove, Book 6),  (Richmond, Surrey:  Harlequin (UK) Limited, 2016).

Title:  The Marine’s Embrace (In Shady Grove, Book 6) 468 more words

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Becoming bionic again

I’m on the road to becoming bionic again… legitimately through my insurance and at no cost to me.

At 29, I’m getting a prosthesis again. 203 more words


Travel: cruising up the Danube

Were we crazy?! Less than a year after the amputation, we went on a river cruise up the Danube from Budapest to Passau, then travelled by minivan across country to Prague, where we spent another four days sight-seeing before flying back to Canada. 555 more words

Above-knee Amputation