Category Archives: Amputee

Still Living Strong

I had just earned a  pitiful (in my mind) 2nd place finish in the 2003 Lumberjack World Championships in Hayward, WI.  It would be the loss that would break my five-year winning streak of log rolling world titles.  As I shook my … Continue reading

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Got Shrapnel?

On my left wrist you will find a large scar left by the IED that nearly killed me.  It almost removed my left hand when it took my right.  Tonight I glanced down at my wrist and realized the small … Continue reading

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British Amputee Soldiers on Top Gear

I was watching the season finale of Top Gear tonight (it is Monday after all) when this bit caught my eye.  A group of British Soldiers – all of them amputees wounded in Afghanistan – are training in preparation for one … Continue reading

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Mind Controlled Prosthetic Arm

Cool? Yes.  Practical? Functional? Not for all amputees. The world’s first human testing of a mind-controlled artificial limb is ready to begin. A joint project between the Pentagon and Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), the Modular Prosthetic Limb will … Continue reading

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British Government Withdraws Amputee Soldier’s Benefits For Walking 400m

And I thought our VA system was bad. A soldier has spoken of his disgust after his disability benefit was axed despite losing a leg fighting for his country. Private Aron Shelton, 26, had his left leg amputated in December … Continue reading

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G20 Toronto Police Confiscate Prosthetic Leg For Being a Weapon

First you need some background on this story to understand the utter incompetence of the Canadian Government’s handling of the G20 Summit and the usual liberals that swarm to these events to wreak havoc. From Hotair (follow link to see … Continue reading

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Hand Surgery

Its been a while since I’ve posted something creepy and disgusting so I figured, why not? Sorry about the delay on this, I forgot to publish the draft. Via Jammiewearingfool: And this little piggy turned into a thumb. A Long … Continue reading

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Happy Veterans Day

Coping Written Sunday, January 21, 2007 I’m doing the best that I can, considering. I spend a lot of time really pissed off or really upset. I know I am getting better at a pretty good rate, but still. In … Continue reading

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Alive Day

I want to give everyone a heads up for an HBO documentary, “Alive Day Memories: Home from Iraq” premiering Sunday at 10:30 p.m. EDT. Our Alive Day is the day each of us nearly lost our life in combat (the … Continue reading

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