Join date: Jun 20, 2019


Hi. I'm a 33-year-old left AK. In mid February 2019, I had an elective amputation of my congenitally dysfunctional limb.

After a lifetime of moving around with a stiff leg, my surgery allowed me to experience greater self-acceptance and the joys of a bending knee for the first time. I'm currently learning new gait mechanics and trying to build up my muscle strength and balance.

Since coming to Boston, I have been trying out all sorts of new activities such as adaptive CrossFit, surfing and indoor rock climbing, all of which helped me to view my mobility from a totally different perspective.

I'm looking forward to meeting new people and trying out new things :)


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