252 Photos - May 15, 2012
Photo: #Wewearlivestrong for HOPE! #ThisFightIsPersonal #LIVESTRONG #TEAMNANNY #FightLikeHell http://lvstr.ng/1oguPxLPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Tean Nanny's baby girl, pretty in pink!Photo: Cassidy Katelyn is my beautiful granddaughter that loves  her Nanny so  much that she is a true inspiration to keep trying!Photo: Yes, Princesses and Team Nanny go together! There are a few of them on the team!!Photo: Photo: Photo: AMPUTEE AWARENESS RIBBONPhoto: Photo: Our baby niece Hailey in her Daddy's arms...The littlest member of Team Nanny is so brave!  Her parents LIVESTRONG!Photo: Baby Hailey fighting Leukemia.Photo: Carl, massage therapist with the 4mClub demonstrates how he creates balance between my phantom leg and my existing braced leg.  With improved balance I am more stable in the bath, standing, and even resting.  This was a huge gift.Photo: One of the littlest members of Team Nanny sporting her oversized Livestrong shirt, her new "Team Nanny" hat and the  yellow bracelet that fits over her sweater.Photo: Hope = Livestrong = my dream team!Photo: 110%Photo: Love my HOPE shirt!  #Wewearlivestrong for HOPE! #ThisFightIsPersonal #LIVESTRONG #TEAMNANNY #FightLikeHell http://lvstr.ng/1oguPxLPhoto: Nanny, Serena and Matthew!!Photo: I love my time spent with them!Photo: Love Matt's smile!Photo: Team Nanny!Photo: Well at least I made it look good standing in the driveway.  But I'm not giving it away, no way no how!Photo: Photo: Joshua and Nanny.... riding in the rain, 2 hr journey home!  But we made it! We sang Wiggles songs all the way home.Photo: Muddy wheelchairs are a real pain in my a$$, because it gets all over the house!Photo: Mud....EVERYWHERE! AGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHPhoto: Now I have learned.... scooter in grass, wheelchair in house, or pavement.  It only took me 10 years!!Photo: A birthday celebration for my step-daughter Annie.  Left to right, Cass is on me, Annie, Joshua, Marie (Annie's mother) and my sister-in-law Pierrette.  Cindy is at the head of the table.Photo: Another birthday photo  - end of April.  We are celebrating Annie.Photo: My new livestrong brace was made at J.E. Hanger!  Thank you to Marie for a great job!Photo: My livestrong legs! :D)Photo: Words to live by.Photo: September 18, 2011, three days after the amutation of my right leg.  Walking the dog with André and the kids.  Glad to be HOME!Photo: The first thing Isaac HAD to show me was that he could tie shoe laces.  I am so proud of him.Photo: My angel girl, Cassidy.Photo: They were happy I was home! I was only gone three days!! Thurs amputation - rest Friday and Saturday, and was home Sunday morning.Photo: Happy to be going home.Photo: Ahhhhhhhh  Timmies!!  That got me going!Photo: A few hours post - op.  So happy it's DONE!Photo: Waiting to be taken down to the operating room.  I was uncomfortable and NOT a happy camper.  It seemed like forever!Photo: TEAM NANNY!!! The boys ride on the back of my chair and Cassidy rides on me.  LOVE LOVE LOVE!!!Photo: Nanny and Cassidy.  Scootering around on Canada Day 2010.Photo: Canada Day 2010Photo: Maine 2010Photo: Maine 2010Photo: Maine 2010,, No beach for me that year. :( Still happy to be there though!Photo: Maine Lobster tour boat.  On the ocean, ANY ocean, ANY boat, I am a very happy!!  Patience was an angel!Photo: Patience making friends with a live lobster that was just pulled up in one of the traps.Photo: My adoring service dog, Patience and me.  Maine , USA.Photo: Patience at dad's gravesite on November 11, 2009Photo: New solid brace the summer before the ampuation.  New ramp too.  And of course Patience watching everything I do.Photo: Sassie riding in my basket on my scooter.Photo: TEAM NANNY - One day after rehab.  Best part of a long day was getting home to the kids!Photo: The day my 1st prosthetic socket was made.  In the lab.Photo: Stéphanie taking the measurments.Photo: Then sock is applied.Photo: More measuring.  A stump shrinks and shrinks during the 1st year post amputation.Photo: And then the plaster is applied to make the mould.Photo: This was the liner for the 1st socket.  I wore it until my socket was ready.Photo: 1st shots - socket, hydraulic knee and running shoe.Photo: Ten minutes after trying the let on I was up walking.Photo: One of my Maui sockets made at J.E. Hanger.Photo: Maui leg!!!Photo: Survivor-ship is sweet.Photo: Chemotherapy June 2006 with my heart, Isaac.  There was no way I was going to not win this battle.  He needed me!Photo: Ahhhh another Canada Day!! My sweet André and I were in Beaconsfield where Melanie was performing.  July 1st, 2001.Photo: Pam and I.  Now we are down on the prednisone, and our puffy faces are gone.  Friends forever!Photo: 1998 - Back brace, neck brace, leg braces, arm braces.  Pam's Lupus is flaring and her face is puffy from the steroids.  We've been through hell and back.  Still we both made it though.Photo: Me and big Cynthia.  My chair with the headrest.  A weekend in Tremblant.  Cynthia took such good care of us, having her as Melanie's big sister was a huge blessing in our lives.Photo: Me, 1999 - Summer .... I made it down to Pine Beach with the dogs.  Just a few km from our home. We dubbed that chair the "Forestmobile".Photo: Spring 2000 - wow how our yard has changed!! :D)Photo: My first service dog Faith.  She really enjoyed her retirement in the forest at our cabin.  She was a rescue, but she ended up rescuing me!Photo: Summer of 1999.Photo: Summer 2000 - Joey rode on me everywhere.  How I miss his mom. R.I.P. Sue.  Your kids turned out great!Photo: 1998 - Monreal Gazette photo.  Snail mail taped on the wall, m old computer!  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