upper arm amp
How long have you been an amputee?
How did you become disabled?
What type(s) of prosthesis do you use?
dont have one yet
I am a very independant Lady who has a soft heart.I do volunteering with people who are mobility challenged(we go bowling)and we do lots of things. I am trying to implement a wheel chair maitenence program for them and food service industry for us to create community kitchen ,therefore they can still feel like they are independent among other thins I am trying to help with.I also tutior people who need ESL classes( volunteer)we also help new entries to country get adapted. I am also on the homeless advisory board.I want to build a stronger support system for all who need/also have ideas on helping others with in home functions, plus have idea for easier clothing for amputees.found my feet are an asset. can now cut hair with toes, hold pot handles with feet, shave with toes. and other funtions. my ex boss cut arm off trying to prevent others from learning truth to why I screamed , he reached into my shirt and as to cover his actions, he shoved arm into 1944 turner splitter, 2..700 pound rollers pulled me in. lost two feet of hair, hearing left side,migranes, and far more..but I am alive and every day gives me a chance to grow on personal level.Enjoy every moment as it is a gift to treasure,
I am a machinest, welder,did construction, roofing, carpentry,Psw(personal support worker, have tried many trades,at time of injury was supervisor in automotive company worked 97 hours per week. work addicted . miss working. but it was lifes way of saying time to start living .I am determined to regain my life and feel more productive, right now discovering who I am and what I can be.
all but not Rap or heavy metal
anything which makes me jump. romanitic chick flicks, sappy movies, disney,action movies.
CSI, Law& Order. Kitchen Nightmares. anything to do with law. soaps sometimes. comedies, and a few other programs.
all criminal law, mysteries, bios.. CNN.luvs to read.
luvs to challenge myself dailylaugh lots,learning is my passion ,besides helping others., very energized type person on all levels.
those who judge without seeing my abilities.those who have sick ideas about amputees.misleading types. and other things.I refuse to take any pain medications,
wood work, racing a car at deleware raceway here, boating,dancing.hope to get back to hand gliding, parachuting( will do again) skating,swim. go to gym 5 days per week now,bowl monday nights, writing a book.cooking,
camping,mountain, repelling climbing,hiking, skating,and lots more
one handed can opener ( great item.)
be honest to yourself, be own person, respect self, at end of the day just be you