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Archive for July 2013

Building a New Prosthetic: An Adult's Perspective

Kathryn continues to offer perspective as an adult with a limb difference… This time, as a long time prosthetic user.  You can read any of her past Living Born Just Right posts. -Jen I have really enjoyed Jen’s posts about Jordan getting a new helper arm, and it got me thinking about my own experiences…

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VIDEO: Building a new arm for Jordan

Why do you use prosthetics? That was a question that was asked to me so many times during this past weekend’s Born Just Right meet up. We do it so Jordan has the opportunity to build equal muscle strength and learn how different tools work with the help of prosthetics. She has a new bike…

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A super challenging run for Camp No Limits

I did it! For the fourth time ever, I ran in a half marathon and I survived. It wasn’t my fastest race. It wasn’t my slowest race. So I think I should be proud of that. You know what I’m also proud of? The wonderful people who pitched in to donate to Camp No Limits…

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An awesome Born Just Right meet up in Chicago

What happens when you ask a bunch of awesome people who read Born Just Right if they want to hang out? Well, more than 40 people end up meeting at the Chicago Children’s Museum! I’m so thrilled by how many people braved the Chicago traffic to spend time with Born Just Right families. Check out…

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Let's build a new prosthetic arm!

The time has come… Jordan and I pack up and head out of town this week to work with David Rotter and the Scheck and Siress team in Chicago to build Jordan’s next helper arm. She’s totally grown out of her current one with Hello Kitty.. even broke it. But I guess that means she…

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Let the fundraising begin… Now!

Last year I had a crazy idea… Why not run in a half marathon in the middle of July in downtown Chicago and see if it helps me raise money for Camp No Limits? I did… And you, the Born Just Right community, helped pitch in. Across 11 months after the race, we found multiple…

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Details coming together for the Born Just Right Meetup

I’m so excited to see some of the details coming together for our Born Just Right meetup on July 20th. I’m trying to get more details finalized and looking for ways to help keep our expenses down. What is super remarkable? We already have 34 people (including entire families) who are attending! Want to sign…

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