Download e-book for iPad: A Leg to Stand On: An Amputee's Walk into Motherhood by Colleen Haggerty

By Colleen Haggerty

ISBN-10: 1631529234

ISBN-13: 9781631529238

whilst Colleen Haggerty misplaced her leg in an coincidence in the course of her senior 12 months of highschool, she may have retreated from lifestyles and enable her incapacity turn into her defining quality—and not anyone might have blamed her for it. as an alternative, she went the other method. within the years following her twist of fate, Haggerty explored her actual global with power, trying out the bounds of her physique by means of becoming a member of a ski staff, fiddling with a co-ed football workforce, and taking over kayaking and backpacking. She additionally validated the boundaries of her middle, pursuing love and fervour with stressed men.

In A Leg to face On, Haggerty recounts her lifestyles as a disabled girl, from redefining herself as a tender girl after tragedy—fierce and capable, yet haunted by way of not easy offerings and suppressed grief—to identifying marriage and motherhood. That selection comes at nice fee to the actual freedom Haggerty has fought for, yet finally she redemption, success, and self-acceptance within the cut price. not anyone will learn this booklet with out being encouraged to simply accept their earlier and create the long run they continuously wanted.

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