depression/ the new me

Started by Kara Ashley Burrus in Depression / Anxiety. Last reply by Debra Cummings 20 hours ago. 9 Replies

I had my amputation in February 2014, 6 months ago. I had my right leg amputated below the knee. I had plenty of time to prepare mentally for my amputation and didn't feel depressed at all after I had it. Now, 6 months later, I just finished…Continue

Phantom Pains

Started by Timothy A Anderson in Pain Management / Phantom Pain. Last reply by Debra Cummings on Friday. 43 Replies

I can not seem to shake this freakin pain, it's driving crazy, and then there's the cramp I get in my stump. Does anyone have any solutions? Please! I can't take this phantom pain and cramps any longer. What meds can I ask my PC about so I am able…Continue

By what time frame should a person be able to let pain medications go !

Started by Gilbert Satterfield in Pain Management / Phantom Pain. Last reply by Victoria McGrath Aug 20. 18 Replies

I am thirty seven days out from my last amputation . And the pain is much better then it was of course. But I do still need my pain pills twice a day, mornings and evenings . It`s hard to get my day started and even tougher to settle the day. The…Continue


Started by Tyrone Sneeringer in General. Last reply by Victoria McGrath Aug 20. 36 Replies

Let me introduce myself. My name is Ty, I'm a left bka now for 14 months. I'm looking to travel (fly) to Denver. Any suggestions on going through security. What to do, what not to do, what to expect. Any info would be appreciated.

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