New PDF release: A Leg to Stand On: An Amputee's Walk into Motherhood

By Colleen Haggerty

ISBN-10: 1631529234

ISBN-13: 9781631529238

while Colleen Haggerty misplaced her leg in an twist of fate in the course of her senior 12 months of highschool, she can have retreated from lifestyles and allow her incapacity develop into her defining quality—and nobody may have blamed her for it. as a substitute, she went the other manner. within the years following her coincidence, Haggerty explored her actual global with energy, trying out the boundaries of her physique by way of becoming a member of a ski group, fidgeting with a co-ed football workforce, and taking over kayaking and backpacking. She additionally verified the bounds of her center, pursuing love and fervour with stressed men.

In A Leg to face On, Haggerty recounts her existence as a disabled lady, from redefining herself as a tender lady after tragedy—fierce and capable, yet haunted via not easy offerings and suppressed grief—to identifying marriage and motherhood. That selection comes at nice price to the actual freedom Haggerty has fought for, yet finally she redemption, achievement, and self-acceptance within the discount. nobody will learn this publication with out being encouraged to simply accept their previous and create the longer term they consistently wanted.

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