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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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    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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    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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    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 3 Responses Oct 25, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    hi, I just started a new forum

    for amputees...you are invited to www.amputationchat.com
    ruger22om ruger22om 61-65, M 3 Responses Jun 10

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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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    Related Experiences

    Hey guys, I'm Jasper and I'm ftm! I'd like to meet other transguys and girls just so I know I'm not alone in this ^^; (If any of you have tips/tricks for passing it would be...
    BumbleBees113 BumbleBees113 13-15, T 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Yes I would like to connect with transgendered individual's, I am MtF transgender,could use a friend. JOELLE'
    Claudetta Claudetta 31-35, T 6 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    not sexually. this is what i mean. written by james dobson: "Real intimacy makes us feel alive like we've been found, as if someone finally took the time to peer into the depths...
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I like to give advice. I have thought deeply about a lot of things and made plenty of mistakes. Hard won knowledge, ready to impart. Will work for food.
    Woody6 Woody6 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    I've had this fantasy for years. My fantasy actually goes beyond her flirting. My girlfriend followed through for me this past weekend. It was a first for us both. Though we need...
    AZGuy12 AZGuy12 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    I like wearing colourful summer dresses, kicking off my shoes and sitting on the grass with my girlfriends. I love talking and laughing as much as I want with no one to tell me off...
    LizzieLost LizzieLost 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Im a gay teen and really like big guys and hairy guys
    DaSode DaSode 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I want to tell you about a spanking I got in my teen years. I think I learned how to be responsible and do the right thing due to this. I was dating this girl when I was in HS. She...
    davedexp davedexp 56-60, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Im straight so I don't like guys but I have a beard myself :)
    slowdrifting1 slowdrifting1 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    What's not to like about a person with a sense of humor? I mean, really? Is there anyone on earth (who doesn't work for the IRS) who doesn't just LOVE to laugh?
    DaddyBear214 DaddyBear214 56-60, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I still get amazed how after all this time that many (not saying all) Americans do not do subtlety very well when it comes to British humour. It's bitter, sarcastic, dry and it can...
    Gavriella Gavriella 26-30, F 9 Responses a week ago

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    Hello all! I am MtF going on over 5 years into my transition. I have met tons of amazing people through my journey and am always open to meet new people.. If anyone would ever like...
    Keyotsumi Keyotsumi 26-30, T 5 Responses a week ago

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    I have no idea how to start a conversation. But I like talking to people with similar or even opposite opinions of mine.
    4thGeneration 4thGeneration 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    My husband and I were recently accidentally walked on having sex by my mother! It happened once before years ago and I told her that if it happened again that I would not stop...
    Wifeof1momof3nc Wifeof1momof3nc 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 24

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    It's nice talking to strangers especially if they are from other countries or cities because you can discover and share many things just by speaking to them.
    Mindlha Mindlha 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    I like seeing my inbox with notifications lol so inbox me
    Giselle1023 Giselle1023 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    Anyone wanna trade with me???
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 23

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    Actually, I have always appreciated songs with great lyrics, but I'm also one of those people who can listen to a song and feel a connection to it but then hear the lyrics and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 22

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    The perfect compliment to a large chest is a big round booty.Nothing like a big booty and wide hips to hold onto as you enjoy a nice ride as you pound and grind....
    thebustierthebetter thebustierthebetter 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    Songs are always better when they have a meaning, not like the other ones that always talking about partying
    WolfsterTheWere WolfsterTheWere 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 21

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    I was talking to a friend a couple of nights ago about absolute surrender to Christ. It was an awesome moment!
    baspain23 baspain23 36-40, M Aug 21

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    I just want a nice girl to talk to that's likes YouTube and that is down to earth
    wonderlessangel wonderlessangel 13-15, F Aug 20

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    totally me. for example I got my hair cut today and I loved talking to the barber. it's nice talking to nice old folk like my barber
    Andyg99 Andyg99 22-25, M Aug 20

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    Ok so I say personal reasons for not talking to men on here and the first thing they say is usually "so your lesbian?" It's so god damn annoying and it's one of the reasons why I...
    b30allen18 b30allen18 18-21, F Aug 20