Angie Fowler

Angie Fowler

Angie Fowler, 42,  Limb Different/Prosthetic

How would you explain being limb different and having a prosthetic?

When kids come to ask me about my amputation, I tell them that my leg got very sick and they had to take it off my body so I wouldn’t be sick anymore. I got a really cool robot leg to replace it.

What would you want the world to know about being limb different and having a prosthetic?

I would want the world to know that people think you just get your prosthetic and get back to a normal life. It’s extremely challenging and a prosthetic helps but there are times when you can’t wear your prosthetic and it makes mobility challenging.

What does it feel like to live with a limb difference and having a prosthetic? 

At the beginning it was very hard, I thought I would never be able to return to an active lifestyle. I’m more active now than I was before my amputation. Every day is a challenge.

What brings you joy?

My husband and my children bring me the most joy, they kept me going and are my drive to overcome this situation.

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