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Clothes make the woman

Apart from the obvious challenges of wearing a prosthesis, I’ve discovered a few around my clothes. I gave away anything that was too tight to fit over the bionic leg, which included short skirts, skin-fitting pants and dresses. 515 more words

Bionic Leg

Amputee Dog Placed In Perfect New Santa Clara Home

SANTA CLARA (KPIX 5) — A stray dog who lost her leg after a car accident was welcomed to a home in the South Bay this past weekend with new owners who are a perfect match. 335 more words


Rescue Group Seeks Amputee Owner To Adopt Dog Who Lost Her Leg

PITTSBURG (KPIX 5) — An animal rescue group in the East Bay is on a mission to find a special match for an injured dog who lost her leg. 315 more words


Dino Foot

My last post told the craptastic story of how I lost my SpongeBob foot in a trailer fire. (Read about it here.) We had liability insurance on the trailer soooooo that meant we just had to count our loses and be sad. 221 more words


Walking, Feelings and Limbless Association.

Hi guys, For saying I literally do nothing all day I’m not very good with keeping this blog up to date! Nearly a week later than when I said I’d post but anywhere here I am! 835 more words


New Arm- Part 4 (Pausing to Get It Right)

For those who might be interested, I invite you to walk with me through the tedious process of getting a new prosthetic arm. I’m journaling the steps and my experiences along the way. 292 more words

One Arm

Guest Blog: Rajesh Speaks

‘I Am Not Asking for Charity’ – the Man Fighting for Disabled-Friendly Screening at Indian Airports

Rajesh Bhatia writes about his experiences at airports as an above-knee amputee, and why he started a campaign asking the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security to make security procedures inclusive.I am an above-knee amputee since 1992, when I lost my leg to a fatal road accident. 1,154 more words