Monthly Archives: May 2011

Memorial Day

Yesterday was Memorial Day, and we could not have asked for a more beautiful day to commemorate those who have served our country. As my dad said at dinner last night, Memorial Day really is a cool holiday. People spend … Continue reading

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Kids

Ever since my amputation I have found it very interesting to see the reactions that it elicits from others. As we all know, when you see someone missing a limb or wearing a prosthesis, your immediate reaction is to stare. … Continue reading

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Now Entering the 21st Century

Recently I have been getting back into my regular habit of reading about emerging technologies and trends, and have also been working on a few side projects to get my mind sharp and ready to return to work. Reading about … Continue reading

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Out and About Patient

My final day as an inpatient at Rusk was last Friday. I had a week and a half of practice on the new leg in a controlled environment, and it was finally time to cut loose! Also, my brother Jack … Continue reading

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My Mom

This is my belated Mothers Day post. The reason it is belated is because I have been reflecting on how to best put into words how fortunate I am to have the mother that I have been blessed with. I … Continue reading

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Extension

We decided to extend my stay at Rusk a little bit longer. I am now going to be released Friday morning rather than today. The reason we pushed the date back is because there is still some fine tuning that … Continue reading

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Rehabbing

I have just finished up my third day at The Rusk Institute, the rehab facility associated with NYU hospital. We have been making a lot of tweaks to my prosthesis and my socket, trying to get everything perfectly tuned so … Continue reading

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