I’m an Amputee

I’m an amputee. No, I didn’t lose my leg in war. I’m not a veteran and have never served but I am an amputee. I am not going to touch on the he said/she said side of everything but I am going to address the statements accused. “Nobody wants to see that.”“It’ll make people uneasy.” […]

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Don’t Be Afraid to Fail

How many of you are afraid of failure? I’d bet most of you. If not almost everyone. For me, failure includes falling. It’s pretty easy to do actually. I think I’m coming up on 10 total falls now since my amputation. They vary from slipping on ice or wet floor to having a couple too […]

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Perspective is Key

Listening to a podcast from 2019 that Kirstie Ennis was in and I love one of the things she said. “The right actions follow the right perspectives.” That’s an extremely power statement I think. Where you’re heart and mind are at is what will come out of you. If you’re filled with bitterness and mad […]

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The Stormy Seasons of Life

I came across this quote today from Japanese author Haruki Murakami: “And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t […]

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National Cancer Survivors Day 2020

Happy national cancer survivors day! Being a survivor doesn’t mean you’re in remission or cured. Being a survivor just means you’re alive. You’re LIVING. Even with terminal cancer, you can be a survivor as long as you’re continuing to live life. I don’t mean just taking breathes, either. I mean actually living and being an […]

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