A World Traveler Shares Her Top 5 Tips by Leslie Pitt Schneider

Leslie Pitt Schneider loves to travel and does it frequently for work and for pleasure. Her trips have taken her all over the globe and we asked her to share her top 5 tips with our Momentum readers. Top 5 Travel Tips by Leslie Pitt Schneider Life with limb loss means a life filled with…

A Journey, a Little Reminder and a Lot of Believing

I’ve been talking for the last few years about wanting to take a break in life to be able to attend some type of conference that being an amputee, or being involved in the amputee world, is the common focus of the event.  So when I got the phone call from Ottobock asking me to…

Visiting the Boston Marathon Victims

In my first blog I mentioned that I was part of an organization called Wiggle Your Toes. Wiggle is an organization that assists individuals who have suffered limb loss in their recovery and rehab efforts through planning, consultations and referrals. When the bombings at the Boston Marathon caused many individuals to lose limbs, Wiggle was…

After The Accident…

The first time I recall waking up in the hospital after my accident, I was greeted with so many clear tubes and electric monitoring lines that I looked like someone dumped a bowl of spaghetti on my chest.  And I had bandages everywhere, head to toe, along with a neck collar that felt like it…

Summer begins

Summer, Reflecting, blogging Oh my gosh I am so happy that this school semester is finally over and summer officially begins. I am actually starting to feel like I can maaaybe regain a bit of a social life again, and maybe even start doing some of the things that really make me happy. My summer…

One-Legged Cop

My name is Kevin Trees and I’m a one-legged cop. Most people throughout my life have called me Trees, and most people I encounter everyday on the streets just call me Tree, without the letter “s”, because for some reason that “s” never makes it on the end of my name in a judicial proceeding…