Tag: amputee

Camp No Limits 2020 Camp Schedule

The No Limits Foundation offers camps across the United States to educate and empower young people with limb loss to discover and develop a healthy, happy and independent lifestyle. They continually achieve their vision to be the leading camp for young people with limb…

A Vlogger’s Life

It was the tee-shirt that Cilicia van Heyningen was wearing that initially caught RL’s eye.   It made me wonder why such a beautiful young woman felt the need to announce to the world on a tee shirt that “Society Has A Distorted Perception…

Blake The Bladerunner

I was introduced to Blake Leeper in November 2014, prior to writing for Refocused Lives, when he appeared as a guest speaker for Limb Loss Education Day in Palm Desert, California.  Prior to that day, I had no idea who Blake Leeper was nor…

Amputee Strong

Reggie Showers is one exciting individual.  We initially learned of  Reggie and the amazing work he does via a Facebook post that was shared by a friend.  RL found him so interesting that we just had to share his blog with you.  You will…

I Am Not My Chair

Today, I was asked if I was wheelchair bound.  The question actually threw me off guard for a moment and I found myself struggling to answer the question.  I can’t quite recall my exact answer but I babbled something about being able to use…

Share Your Story – Inspire The World

Overcoming the obstacles that we face in life can become quite challenging  and will often make us feel as if we are running into a brick wall.  How many times have we met with adversity that seems to take us right back to square…

Mckenzie The Lionhearted

McKenzie was born with Amniotic Band Syndrome and was missing her right foot and leg below the knee.  Also, she has her pinkies and thumbs but she was born with her fingers webbed together which had to be separated by surgery.  It was evident…