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I Like Talking With Other Amputees

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 100 People

    One More Amputee (leg)

    i ned to talk to somebody else because i know no other amputees.  im an AK right leg as of last summer. car wreck...will somebody talk to me about thing and just talk to me about pain and if it hurts them real bad or what? my pain keeps me up at night but if you say...
    sugarfootjunky sugarfootjunky 31-35, M 5 Responses Sep 26, 2009

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    Life Goes On

    I have been Diabetic for 48 years, about 14 years ago I started having issues with circulation in my right leg they told me it was due to the diabetes. As time went on I started to have some issues with left leg also, but the left side was not near as bad as the right side. I...
    tazamp59 tazamp59 56-60, M Jun 16, 2013

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    Life As A Unipod

    I recently had my left leg amputated. I was in chronic pain for about fifteen years. I was on every drug and cocktail available. After consulting with several doctors and surgeons they all suggested amputation. I hate to say it, but it was the best thing. The pain has gone from...
    jenniferrobyn jenniferrobyn 61-65, T 1 Response Sep 21, 2013

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    A New Normal

    This past june my boyfriend of 10 years and I were involved in a horrible motorcycle accident. We had been riding together for 10 years. This particular Saturday morning we were riding, and a car pulled out in front of us. Basically she looked to the right, and not left. Well we...
    andrearae andrearae 41-45, F 8 Responses Oct 9, 2013

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    My Story Is Posted In The General "amputee" Section

    Wayne BriggsWhat  A typed for 2 hrs disappeared!
    Whole Whole 66-70 1 Response Feb 12, 2012

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    Moral Story

    A small child comes someday to a barber shop, the barber whispered to the customer saying : this is the stupidest child that i ever seen in my whole life ! hang on...i will show you . the barber put a dollar in one hand and 5 bucks in the other hand ,and called the boy and...
    Thedreameryoungman Thedreameryoungman 22-25, M 9 Responses Oct 10, 2011

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    Double Amputee

    I am 33 year old, double amputee.  I lost my legs in July and August of 2009. I have been on and off of kidney dialysis, since the age of 21. The first thing people ask me is was i diabetic at the time i lost my legs. I was never a diabetic, so unfortunately i didnt realize that...
    jsmiles33 jsmiles33 31-35 5 Responses Jun 19, 2011

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    Amputee

    hi i would like to chat with female leg amputee as i now hope have my leg removed due to diabeties soon . rssimpson@slingshot.co.nz
    coolfeet coolfeet 51-55 2 Responses Aug 11, 2012

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    Lost Both Legs Due To Health Problems

    hello just join would like to talk to other amputees
    missyandmum missyandmum 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 29, 2013

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    Iam a double below knee amputee,

    I don't really have anyone in similiar situation to myself to talk with. After leaving hospital nobody told me of anywhere to meet or chat with people like myself, anyone who would like to chat that would be good
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    Intervention

    hey my name is Jim. the title of my story is synonymous because I was on an episode of intervention.I lost my right leg above the knee, but I walk now with the prosthetic. life is changed, but I still try to keep up. other people just don't understand. talk to me if you do.
    jamesbarkley jamesbarkley 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 26, 2012

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    Am I "Damaged Goods??" - Part One

     It is 5:00 am right now, and I have been awake for several hours in severe pain. I have been a BK amputee for three years now, with no problems until recently.  I once was a highly successful music and dance teacher, doing quite well, and enjoying the blessings that...
    agassist17 agassist17 51-55, M Oct 4, 2009

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    We Both Lost Our Legs

      In March of 06 i decided to attend the bikeweek rally in daytona beach along with my brother in law and a few friends. After sitting in stop and go traffic for a while we decided to take a side street out of traffic. After changing lanes and making sure that all that were...
    isaacr isaacr 31-35 4 Responses Nov 11, 2008

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    Am I "Damaged Goods??" - Part One

     It is 5:00 am right now, and I have been awake for several hours in severe pain. I have been a BK amputee for three years now, with no problems until recently.  I once was a highly successful music and dance teacher, doing quite well, and enjoying the blessings that...
    agassist17 agassist17 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 4, 2009

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    Life As A Unipod

    I recently had my left leg amputated. I was in chronic pain for about fifteen years. I was on every drug and cocktail available. After consulting with several doctors and surgeons they all suggested amputation. I hate to say it, but it was the best thing. The pain has gone from...
    jenniferrobyn jenniferrobyn 61-65, T 1 Response Sep 21, 2013

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    Am I "Damaged Goods??" - Part One

     It is 5:00 am right now, and I have been awake for several hours in severe pain. I have been a BK amputee for three years now, with no problems until recently.  I once was a highly successful music and dance teacher, doing quite well, and enjoying the blessings that...
    agassist17 agassist17 51-55, M 2 Responses Oct 4, 2009

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    I Like to Share My Experiences

    I've been a double amputee for 13 years and I've certainly known the highs and the all too many lows. If you want to share any thoughts with me or have a chat, then I'm here. Hope to meet some new friends.
    wheeliewoman wheeliewoman 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 30, 2009

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    Hi I am 27 and lost my left leg in a car wreck.

    I have accepted my fate and live a reasonably normal life. My friends are very supportive but I would like to share things with other women that have lost a leg and can relate
    cathycase cathycase 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 25, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    There are times when I just don’t feel like conversing with others including my family, friends and co-workers. I try my best to be social 90% of the time but sometimes I just...
    mindstruggle mindstruggle 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I Love talking with people that understand me and know where I'm coming from .. It helps to know I can talk with them and share my feeling and experiences with them . I just...
    fallencry fallencry 31-35, F 49 mins ago

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    which is safer flirting your house or public places? Its not save to bring someone home with you don't know. However how could you truly know someone, when we don't know...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T 1 Response Mar 4

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    I really do like talking to people online, however have recently been put off it. This is because I have been talking to someone for nearly 7 months and the other day he sent me a...
    KitKat292 KitKat292 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 14

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    I love talking on the phone. I could talk for hours. Texting is okay, but there's nothing like talking on the phone.
    Khae9765 Khae9765 18-21, F Mar 2

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    I like talking to people, I don't talk to many.
    DakotaMuffin DakotaMuffin 16-17, M Mar 10

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    i feel like talking...anyone feel the same?
    totorolover totorolover 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    Well I made it my goal today to call my doctor and ask her about my echocardiogram order so I can get my heart murmur checked out and (hopefully) get my birth control. I don't...
    HelloLovelyPerson HelloLovelyPerson 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I've been away from EP for ages, have had several different profiles that I've abandoned as they have rarely represented me properly. I'm back and hope to find complete honesty...
    LizzyLife LizzyLife 36-40, T 5 Responses Mar 15

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    I'd just like to meet other transfolks who are pleasant to talk to and be around.
    AJdrogynous AJdrogynous 18-21, T 5 Responses Mar 20

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    A lot if people would not agree to this. I on the other hand think that sex is a natural thing. Everyone has needs and those needs can be satisfied by anyone, not just me. We are...
    brocktimus brocktimus 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Which is safer flirting in your house or public places? Its not safe to bring anyone you don't know at home. However we should try to find out who we interact with. if are...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T Mar 4

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    I suffer from terrible anxiety but I don't know if that has anything to do with it....however whenever I am on the phone to someone I am always worrying that I will have something...
    TheHeartOfALovingSoul TheHeartOfALovingSoul 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    I like to converse people online, but I do not like to give my personal information (such as full name, exact address, pictures of me, mobile number, email address, etc.) If you...
    redfairy16 redfairy16 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    As a gay man I have no children of my own, but over the years I have had many friends with kids and have been lucky enough to be godfather to some of them. One of these was Richard...
    Littlewetnappyboy Littlewetnappyboy 56-60, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I dont have a problem with laughing at myself. I have a problem with anybody else doing it.
    diegodlavega diegodlavega 46-50, M 2 hrs ago

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    Not just talking to people but forming a bond. I want more than just a passing conversation. Someone to message me every day because they care. I know I would do the same.
    TheLoneHowl96 TheLoneHowl96 18-21, M Mar 2

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    After seeing one of these posted: “Using only song names from ONE ARTIST/BAND cleverly answer these questions. Try not to repeat a song title. It's a lot harder than you think...
    Myfairlady1 Myfairlady1 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 7

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    My favorite tee-shirt in the 70s-The Name Of The Band is Talking Heads.
    padraig17325 padraig17325 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    Talking to people is really fun... if you would like to chat me up, my Skype is @lyfewonders.
    trueconfessions trueconfessions 13-15, F Mar 19

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    Can we talk about how people always confuse my friendliness with flirting?
    Justverycurious Justverycurious 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 4

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    This is because they are nicer and more mature individuals to talk to. It easy to talk to them, and easy keep our friendship going. I wish I could do this with anybody no matter...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T 1 Response Mar 9

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    Or different. It's interesting to talk about common things or learn something new. I like getting to know people in general. No telling how much you can learn :)
    lovemattie lovemattie 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    So I was at the beach and I saw 5 cute girls I was going to hit on them but then I learned they were over 18 so I was like nope
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 15

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    I like to stay alone sometimes and do some reading or write something -a poem or my journal.Sometimes ,I don't find like -minded people to whom I can talk meaningfully and without...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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