I Like Talking With Other Amputees

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 140 People

    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

    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

    Lost Both Legs Due To Health Problems

    hello just join would like to talk to other amputees
    missyandmum missyandmum
    51-55, F
    5 Responses Jul 29, 2013

    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
    2 Responses Oct 25, 2014

    Hey all. I am a triple amputee.

    congenital double above knee amputee and left above elbow due to a genetic birth disorder that came into play after an injury. It has been a year since loosing my arm and was definitely an adjustment, but i have powered through it. I am a gay father and my kids have...
    StumpyShane StumpyShane
    26-30, M
    1 Response Nov 9, 2015

    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

    hi, I just started a new forum

    for amputees...you are invited to www.amputationchat.com
    ruger22om ruger22om
    61-65, M
    2 Responses Jun 10, 2015

    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

    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
    66-70, T
    1 Response Sep 21, 2013

    Hey guys and girls..I would like to discuss

    something serious here...I'm seeing many people got depressed when people our there seeing your wheelchair or crutches at first sight before looking at your face...but why you are worrying about that people..there are a lot of people who understands the kind and good heart of...
    dev96 dev96
    26-30, M
    Dec 22, 2015

    I have no idea why when many amputee womens are

    complaining and worrying when guys don't like them and teasing them and so on..but here..I'm a normal person who wants to be in a serious relationship with an amputee or wheelchair person..but most of the amputees are damm rude and blocking me in EP...this is why guys are hating...
    dev96 dev96
    26-30, M
    Dec 27, 2015

    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
    46-50, F
    6 Responses Oct 9, 2013

    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

    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

    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
    8 Responses Oct 10, 2011

    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
    5 Responses Mar 30, 2009

    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

    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

    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

    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
    66-70, T
    Sep 21, 2013

    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
    3 Responses Dec 10, 2013

    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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