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  • April 30, 2020 A Caregiver’s Point Of View

    This December will mark 8 years since Nick had his accident at work. I was getting ready to go see my horses when my phone rang, and I saw it was Nick's foreman. I picked up and just assumed Nick forgot his phone and was letting me know. [...]

  • September 9, 2019 Tim’s Story

    I'm not really good with dates except my wife's birthday, my wedding anniversary, and my kids’ birthdays, but a date I'm not likely to forget is April 2, 2017. That was the day I lost the majority of my right thumb in what I would consider a crush/amputation [...]

  • May 7, 2019 A Personal Essay on Persevering Through Amputation

    Tolkien once said, “It is not the strength of the body that counts, but the strength of the spirit.” Although he may not have intended it, these words of wisdom may have no better target audience than new amputees. Tolkien’s words fittingly emphasize that it is not our [...]