Give Life Hero

Giving blood and Red Cross involvement: A simple gesture that has turned into so much more This crazy new adventure all began at the end of last year when my lifelong best friend Stacy asked me to go to a work event over lunch and donate blood. I swear I don’t think I even took…

Run for Bauman

My wife Amanda and I spent the weekend in the Boston area. Our non-profit, Wiggle Your Toes, was selected to be the recipient of funds raised in a 2.62 mile run held in Chelmsford, MA. Chelmsford is the hometown of Jeff Bauman, a survivor of the marathon bombings who lost both of his legs above the…

My Well-Earned Vacation!

I have to say that I am more excited about this vacation than pretty much any other vacation I have gone on. The past few months have been so crazy and hectic that I don’t even know where the time has gone. I am getting on a plane with 5 of my good girlfriends and…

That Awkward Moment When…

The sometimes awkward moments in life can become a bit more awkward when living with limb loss… For Limb Loss Awareness Month I thought I would share some rather interesting and funny situations that I have encountered over my years living with limb loss. We all have them, our funny and awkward moments. But if…

Facing Extreme Temperatures with Your Microprocessor Knee

Experiencing extreme temperature changes where you live? We’ve asked Cale, an Ottobock clinician, to give some advice for keeping your microprocessor knee functioning properly! As you know, these are quite extreme temperatures we’re facing and they are well below the recommended operating temperatures of microprocessor knees. If you are outside while transitioning from your car…