The second question people ask me is, can you get one of those fake legs? The answer is yes. I do have a fake leg, but due to the nature of my amputation it is very difficult to use. I know that we see many people on t.v. who have fake legs, take Amy Purdy for instance. Amy is a Para-Olympian and has two fake legs. She was on the last season of "Dancing with the Stars" and was AMAZING! The way she danced and used a variety of feet for her legs was nothing short of breathtaking. However, her amputations left her with a much larger residual limb on both legs and that allows her to have more control over her prosthetic legs. My prosthetic leg is very heavy and difficult for me to maneuver. Additionally, I would still need to use my crutches with it. Perhaps one day in the future I will attempt to get a prosthetic leg that works for me but, for now I am perfectly content with getting around the way I have gotten used to.
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A bit about me:
I am who I am thanks to God, my parents, my family, and my friends. My life is driven by faith. Oh, and I am a cancer survivor.