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Hey everybody, my name is Mark I'm from Oklahoma and recently had my right leg amputated just above the knee. I was hit by a drunk driver just outside the bar I go sing karaoke, if you can call it singing anyway. Been a little over a month and a half since the accident and just now getting on here to say hi to every one.

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Welcome, Mark.

Just leave the Karaoke at the door and we'll all get along fine. :tongue:

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Hi and welcome, Mark!

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welcome Mark - this is a good place to be...as your questions come up, there will be someone on here to help you out :biggrin:

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Hi Mark. It's been awhile since we talked. I haven't forgotten you, but I've been real busy.

I hope you leg fittings are going well. It feels so great to be able to walk again.

Don't ever hesitate to call.

Neal

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Welcome Mark,

This is a great forum with lots of very wise and experienced people.

Peace, Beth Marie

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Another welcome from the UK

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Thank you all for the warm welcome, here just reading through others introduction page has been a big help. So for Neal i actually just went in today to get the first measurements of my leg. He seemed happy with the shape and I am scheduled to go back wednesday for the next round, so it's looking like three possibly four weeks until I get my first new leg. Which I'll try to put a pic on here if I'm able to and definitely on myspace.

He was suggesting the c-leg, and then gave me the price for it which was a little bit of a shock to say the least lol, but my insurance is better than expected with prosthetics so should be covered 80% so I'm thinking about trying it out since i should get a fairly decent settlement from the lawsuit. What ever I end up doing with the leg I can't wait to start learning to walk again. Which based on the timeline I was given today i should have it at least two weeks before my B-day, was wanting a little more time to learn to walk before hand but that doesn't really bother me after being hit by a car I'm happy enough I will be seeing my 31st b-day.

After reading some of the post in the "Prosthetics and Related" thread I think I'll be pretty happy with it if i decide to try it. I'm going to post in that thread to see what others with it think before I do make a final decision though. Thanks again all and I look forward to getting to know you on the forums.

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Hi Cistin, again from sunny Scotland in the UK.

am new to the forum but nine years amputated.

I remember getting my first leg and the overwelming emotions

that i had with it as i was so delighted.

So just a great big good luck and hope it all goes well.

Jules.

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Hey everybody, my name is Mark I'm from Oklahoma and recently had my right leg amputated just above the knee. I was hit by a drunk driver just outside the bar I go sing karaoke, if you can call it singing anyway. Been a little over a month and a half since the accident and just now getting on here to say hi to every one.

Hi Mark,

Sorry to hear about your accident. I can relate to the feeling of one day your walking and the next day you arent. My heart goes out to you in you r recovery process. I don't mind if you sing. Sing it loud and sing it PROUD. :) I lost my leg june 2, so I am new too. I am a rbk. I think I could sue the hospital for not finding my problem sooner. It took 4 emergency room visits to finally figure out my problem, and then by then it was too late. I am fighting a couple battles here, but this forum sure helps you find some sense of balance and sanity. Also a wonderful group with a great sense of humor... hehe I wish you luck and look forward to your posts. take care. Oh... my name is Holly, and Im over here in Illinois. *waving west* :biggrin::laugh:

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Hey Cat, where on earth have you been....missed your quirky remarks. :wink: ann

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Hey Cat, where on earth have you been....missed your quirky remarks. :wink: ann

Busy :biggrin:

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Hi Mark and welcome. This is a great place to come as no matter what the problem someone has probably had it before and can offer suggestions. Good luck with the fitting.

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Hi Mark.....

I,m not around a computer much these days but as one accident vic top another.............welcome.

ED

yep..........I lost both of them to a loser!!!

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Howdy Mark,

A big Oklahoma Hello to you. I am glad to see more amputees from Oklahoma on here. Where in Oklahoma a you?

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Hi

I'm new too!!!

Had a RAK amp in January.

Not very computer literate so hope I'm doing this right??!!

Anyone want to say hello?

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Hi and welcome, Tracybuz! :biggrin:

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Hi! I'm new here too. I'm 22, and I'm from Spain. I had a tumor when I was ten and I had my left leg amputated below knee. I found this forum while searching from an adjustable heel foot that I'm wearing since yesterday, and I think that everything you talk about here is very interesting!

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Hi Cistin and welcome to the forum. Sorry I haven't said hello earlier but things have been top level busy for the last 6 weeks. As you have found, this forum is a great place for information and basically there are no strangers..

We look forward to hearing your thoughts on your leg when you get it,(which by now is anytime :blush: ) and answering any questions, which I'm sure will come about..

Welcome...........

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