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About Lefty

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  • Birthday 06/08/1975

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    Cars, ATVs, anything to do with racing.
    I love MotorSports!

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  1. Lefty

    Locking Liner?

    Where is the best place to buy a locking liner? I need a Upper-X size 18.
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    Updated Pic.

    This is at the Breaks Park in VA. Very nice place to visit.
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    Partners dealing with it

    Nope, I married again. <_<
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    Partners dealing with it

    In my opinion he should accept you for who you are. I have been an upper extremity amputee (whish is impossible to cover up) since I was 18 years old, over 10 years ago. I have never met someone that had a problem with it and never had a problem getting dates. Hope this helps!!!
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    Updated Pic.

    I usually sleep about 5 hours a night. :(
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    Updated Pic.

    Basically thats what it is, a big national Treasure Hunt. I love it. I get plently of exercise plus it helps take my mind off all my problems. Its just hard to find time to do it because of 3 jobs plus weight lifting and running on the treadmill every day. :(
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    Updated Pic.

    LOL Very True!!!!! :D
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    Updated Pic.

    This is pics while I was Geocaching last year. Very good way to relax and release some stress. :)
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    Nerve Cutting!!!

    Thanks for all the replies. I'm feeling much better now. I have phantom pain 24 hours a day, sometimes it is unbearable and sometimes I hardly notice it. I have already canceled two appointments to have a revision surgery to have the nerve endings removed. I just can’t bring myself to do it yet. I won’t take medicine for the pain because of my job. Maybe someday when I have more free time I’ll have the revision. Thanks again for all the replies… Lefty
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    Nerve Cutting!!!

    Has anyone had there nerves cut because they are balling up inside them. My Dr. told me that was my problem. Phantom limb pain getting much worse. :( I have slept a total of 12 hours since Sunday night. I think I have worn my TENS unit out. Not getting any sleep is killing me, Work all day then stay up all night wired up to a TENS unit!!!! All opinions appreciated.
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    Unexpected Limb Movement?

    As some of you know, I am an upper extremity amputee. Sometimes when I’m just on the verge of going to sleep my arm will unexpectedly jump or twitch. Well, last night my wife and I were lying in bed facing each other as I was just about asleep when it happened. My arm for some reason jumped and I hit her perfectly in the eye. I know she has a black eye this morning. I felt so bad that I done that to her. After her pain subsided she thought it was hilarious. It’s a good thing that I wasn’t wearing my hook. I'm sorry baby!!!
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    Unexpected Limb Movement?

    Does anyone have unexpected twitching or movement from there residual limb? (My wife is mad at me, I’ll tell the story later.)
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    Becoming Normal Again

    Hi Eddie Earlier this year was my 10 year anniversary. I can say things have gotten better over the years, but for me just looking in a mirror is a constant reminder that I’m not like everyone else, which is a blessing and a curse. As a matter of fact, I’m not like most people on this board. I am an upper extremity amputee. Don’t get me wrong though, I’m not complaining. I can do almost everything other people can do. I love the way I am and I am very proud to represent amputees. I love showing people what all I can do. Most people are amazed, especially kids they love playing with my hook. But I still have my bad days just like everyone else. I’ve had phantom pain for over 10 years now and that in its self takes a toll on a person. Also this year I ran into my first major act of what I think is discrimination which set me back a long way, but that’s a different story. All in all things have gotten much better, and continue to get better every day. I have accepted the person I have become and I am striving to be a better person every day. And yes winter time is rough on everyone. I hate setting inside with nothing to do in the evenings. I have started staying at work longer so I won’t have to set at home being board. Hopefully things will get better for you also. Hang in there, better days are coming.
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    Inspirational amputee wrestler

    I saw that on TV last night. I must say that he was very Inspirational... I couldn't believe the things he could do.