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I Like Talking With Other Amputees

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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 7 Responses Oct 9, 2013

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    My Story Is Posted In The General "amputee" Section

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    Whole Whole 66-70 1 Response Feb 12, 2012

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    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 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 Sep 21, 2013

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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 3 Responses Jun 19, 2011

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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 51-55, M Jun 16, 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 1 Response 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I don't like talking on the phone when I hear the other person tv blasting, music blasting. I also hate when they interrupt my conversation for the other person topic then come...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Jul 31

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    I like talking to people is that wrong though sometimes?
    tdwprpbs tdwprpbs 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    I do like talking to people. I would love to talk to some new people c: Message me?
    ShyProdigy ShyProdigy 13-15, M Aug 5

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    This is my I don't feel like talking face. I try to become unapproachable but seems like people talk to me more then I'm unintentionally ruder to the person than I intended to be...
    MrsGigalowJr MrsGigalowJr 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I have a friend who lives four hours away who is interested in astral travel. We tried an experiment where I would travel to her room and look on her nightstand. She would place...
    curioustraveler5 curioustraveler5 56-60, M Aug 21

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    That is why we are here. To chat with others who share similar interests.To openly discuss the things we can't with family and friends. people who understand it is okay to exchange...
    GreenBlueEyes GreenBlueEyes 41-45 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I don't have sex with other women but my wife does and I just sit and watch
    Adreader Adreader 18-21 6 Responses Aug 7

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    My grandkids say I know everyone in my area-you and I know better. I have few enemies and I am color blind-no such thing as race to me-heh, I have bi-racial grandkids. I like...
    lee130 lee130 66-70, M 2 hrs ago

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    It depends on the person. I'm not talking about the **** you see on Miley Cyrus where it looks like they got a limp *** mohawk swept to the side. Try Halle Berry's cut or go buzz...
    AnonR AnonR 70+, T 4 hrs ago

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    I don't like calling people and having a conversation just to realize that while you are sharing your feelings about any subject, the other person is having a conversation with...
    honeysuckle23 honeysuckle23 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    It's nice to find people like me who feel different and out of place all over the world. It's nice to skype few people who enjoy some of same hobbies and interests. To be able to...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Aug 8

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    I love talking to people. Just because I'm engaged doesn't mean I can't talk on the phone to people, make new friends, or learn about another person. I'm so tired of meeting people...
    Kaytee120 Kaytee120 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    How was your day people? Did that guy at work finally talk to you *gasp* or was it the other way around? Lol no I'm kidding but, wats up?
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 13-15, F Aug 5

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    I hate it when people дon't talk to me purr a while on EP. I'm purrently дealing with two people like that right meow, but one of them is moving, so they have an excuse at least...
    JamaltheMedic JamaltheMedic 16-17, M Aug 9

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    I always feel like I need to be talking to someone. Texting, emailing, whatever. So If you want to chat I'm always open for it!
    chanchilla chanchilla 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    I enjoy talking about fantasy' s and dreams. It helps me to escape the every day stress and leave it behind for a period of time.
    Blondeblueyegirl Blondeblueyegirl 41-45, F 11 Responses Aug 14

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    Today I was at the 6th grade orientation because I was one of the leaders. At the end of the orientation we all went back to the bleachers and sat with our 6th graders. Some of...
    chume chume 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Why else would I be here? I love talking to new people. It's an exhilaration to talk to people who don't know me and have an actual interest in who I am! I love people on here!
    NickleDollar NickleDollar 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    My peers are the most annoying people ever!! I cannot see why they focus on the useless topics that happen around them. Older people are more interesting, they have the capability...
    HarmonicArtist HarmonicArtist 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    I have a condition called Puberphonia which is nothing serious, but simply gives me a high-pitched voice. A girl's voice. The doctor said I could get surgery and get a manly voice...
    princeofglow princeofglow 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    I don't really connect with the people I considered "friends" anymore in my "hometown" which isn't "home" to me anymore.
    impulsana impulsana 18-21 Aug 6

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    I think girls with braces are beautiful
    smurf666 smurf666 41-45, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I have seen quite a few, (mostly young) people asking about how you know if you're really in love, and plenty of the "I'd like to fall in love again" posts, so I decided to share...
    shellseagirl shellseagirl 41-45, F 5 Responses Aug 18

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    The last couple of nights, my husband has started to google and youtube videos of how to fix mechanical things. He is getting his focus for his hobbies back. And, I DID IT! I...
    lillynfriends lillynfriends 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 15

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    I really do! Not only on EP but also in real life. But sometimes I feel that people don't want to be helped. They just want to complain and are stuck in a vicious cycle/rut...
    lagatta lagatta 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 21

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    Your such an ****! You talk to me like you own me, and guess what you don't. I am my own person I don't need you tearing me down all the time. I'm already having a hard time living...
    DiamondNikki12 DiamondNikki12 18-21, F Jul 30

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    its always exciting if they are cool funloving common folk haha and like to laugh
    CRizma7 CRizma7 18-21, F Jul 31

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    Why is it that the people I connect with always live in another state or country. I've tried to find and connect with people that I have things In common with but no such luck.
    mrfister1967 mrfister1967 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 31

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    Today my friend who thought he was my "friends with benefits" said he didn't want to see me anymore after I told him I wouldn't have sex with him. Then he tried to play it off like...
    Deadlynightshade5 Deadlynightshade5 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I don't like scream. You can't hear anything or what they're saying. I like music that let's you hear what they're saying. I like mostly rock and I don't really like hip hop. I...
    jm4life jm4life 16-17, M Aug 12

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    Dont want to be an American idiot Manor want a Nation that doesn't do media Nobody likes you, everyone loves you There all out without you, having fun Wake me up when September...
    snazzygal3000 snazzygal3000 13-15, F Aug 13

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    I'm not very experienced in worldly problems, but I'm able to lend an open ear to people that need it. Feel free to PM with anything you need help with and I'll do whatever I can...
    shenlong977 shenlong977 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 14

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