You’re a new limb loss survivor and have so many questions...like: “Is it possible to get back to the things I enjoy doing?” or “How do I adapt to my new body?”
You may be totally overwhelmed but maintain HOPE that your life will improve. And that’s the spirit that will see you through. You’re overwhelmed with figuring out using a prosthetic or mobility aids. Work or other strenuous activities seem a long way off. You’re anxious and uncertain how to get your life back. Yes, there are many new things to learn about how to care for your mind, body, and spirit. But...you are not alone on this journey!
Hi fellow limb loss survivor!
My name is Lindsay Boudreau, a certified Clini-Coach®. I empower limb loss survivors to make life after limb loss their best life yet!
In 2014, I had a right below knee amputation (RBKA) after an injury and infection. I spent three years (!) trying to keep my foot, and my quality of life wasn’t great. My decision to have the amputation was hard. I had no idea what my life would look like. Life after limb loss was a big transition for me, like it is for all limb loss survivors. I was lucky to have a strong support network, determination, hope, and my social work training to help me face this huge life-altering event.
In 2015, I became a certified peer visitor for limb loss survivors in early recovery. Now, I’m working as a limb loss survivors’ coach to help you regain the strength, courage, and passion to live your best life after amputation.
The New Normal
I’d love to connect with you and hear more about your story. It is possible to move on and experience a new normal that is still fun and worth living. You can have amazing travel, work, family and life experiences after limb loss. You’ll be able to accept and love your new body. You will feel empowered and positive about life post-amputation. Together, we can get you back to a life you love!
If you’re looking to make your first move towards living life to the fullest, snag my free guide for new limb loss survivors: 10 Self-Care Tips for Limb Loss Survivors at www.lindsayboudreau.com