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Overcoming Gym-timidation

Gym-timidation is a real stress for individuals in an adaptive situation. From not knowing how to adapt workouts to make them work for you to people constantly staring at you, the reason to not go to the gym are numerous. It is intimidating…

Setting S.M.A.R.T. Goals

Living a life without setting goals is like sailing a ship without having a planned course–you’re likely to end up somewhere you don’t want to be! This is why you need to set goals to develop yourself and achieve your dreams. When…

Take a Timeout for Veterans

As you are celebrating the 4th of July this year, enjoying time with friends and family, watching fireworks, and having barbeques, it is also an opportunity to thank those who have served our country in the military. From the Revolutionary War…
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An Attitude of Gratitude May Impact Your Health

There is a time to feel anger, frustration, and sadness after an amputation or diagnosis of a life changing illness. You have the right to those emotions and everyone heals on their own time table. At some point, it will be okay to put those…

5 Tips to (Re)living as an Amputee

Losing a limb whether you are expecting it or not is no joke. It is hard to imagine what your “new normal” will look like. There are so many questions running through your head, “what am I supposed to do next? Will I be able to live on…