Amp Life Talk Radio

A show for amputees by an amputee.

Season 2 Episode 44 What Is Life Like After Losing A Limb

December 9th, 2018

The loss of a part of the body is one of the most invasive interventions in the body that one can experience. No matter if it is an arm or a leg to be amputated, it is never easy.

Season 2 Episode 43 Fear

December 3rd, 2018

The more you avoid a situation the more it spreads to other areas of your life and soon you will be held prisoner to those fears.

Season 2 Episode 42 Para Spartan with Erica Walker and Joe De Sena

November 14th, 2018

The Para Spartan Heats welcome adaptive athletes to their own designated heat, for the first time in Spartan history. These heats (Elite and Open) allow adaptive individuals or teams to participate in the Para Spartan event at their own pace.

Season 2 Episode 41 Special Guest Nicole Verneuille of Spartan

November 7th, 2018

Tonight we have a very special guest who will be telling us about an event coming up November on the 17th in Laughlin, NV that you will not want to miss. A COMPETITIVE! ELITE! 1st of 9 teams! Welcome Team Synergy Prosthetics to the first ever in industry SPARTAN Para Elite obstacle course race heat - these athletes will bleed blue in Laughlin next week! Good luck to Kacey McCallister, Dave "One Legged Spartan" Ganas, Sean Harrison and Pat Lonsdale.

Season 2 Episode 40 Michael Gesler

October 24th, 2018

Special guest on the show tonight, Michael Gesler who lost was in a motorcycle accident and after several attempts to salvage his foot, he opts to have an amputation. He his story tonight on this episode of Amp Life talk radio.

Season 2 Episode 39 Getting Beyond Negativity

October 18th, 2018

Negative reactions to negative feelings, negative emotions, emotional pain that include depression and anxiety, hate/anger and guilt/shame, as well as problems with coping, relationships, and identity.

It's Not the Negativity but Your Reaction to It - Reacting negatively to negative feelings creates a vicious loop where we feel bad about feeling bad, which can leave us stuck in a cycle of negativity.

Season 2 Episode 38 Your Emotional Well Being

October 11th, 2018

After the amputation, amputees face challenges of coping. The loss of function, loss of sensation from the limb and the change in the body image of the person they used to be. These psychological issues often cause negative thoughts and emotions.

Season 2 Episode 37 A New Life

October 6th, 2018

Tonight: Season 2 Episode 37 A New Life
In the beginning, amputation and the issues surrounding it may feel overwhelming. If you are about to become an amputee or have recently gone through an amputation, you are entering new territory. Let's talk about some of the issues of being an amputee.

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Season 2 Episode 36 The Impact of Amputation on Body Image

September 26th, 2018

How do or did you view your amputation? Some may see it as a sign of failure. Self-esteem is a positive or negative orientation toward oneself: an overall evaluation of one's worth or value. How did you see your worth after amputation? How do you see it now? Self-esteem encompasses beliefs and emotions…

Season 2 Episode 35 Why Me God? Part 1

September 24th, 2018

Tonight we have Dave Ganas Oneleggedspartan on talking about what he's been up to. And I will discuss a topic I heard in one of the amputee support SM pages. Plus, updates on what 's new with the show. 6 PM Hope to see you here.

Season 2 Episode 34 Skin Problems Amputees Experience

September 13th, 2018

From time to time, you may find yourself dealing with an uncomfortable situation related to wearing a prosthesis. It's important to be able to recognize what's happening and know what steps to take to address the problem.

Season 2 Episode 33 Amputee Strongman Mason Hall

August 30th, 2018

I have some special guest on the show: Mason Hall Double Amputee Disabled Strongman Powerlifter and Joelle Howe Fotion


Season 2 Episode 32 Amputation An Overview

August 23rd, 2018

If you could give one piece of advice to new amputee? What would you say or share? What secret to getting started on their new journey would you give?

Season 2 Episode 31 Biggest Epidemic In Human History

August 16th, 2018

Risk factors that contribute to this disease (type 2 diabetes) including a sedentary lifestyle, poor eating habits, high blood pressure and cholesterol, family history, genetics and age make diabetes a silent, insidious threat.

Season 2 Episode 30 No-Handed Bandit

August 9th, 2018

Today we have a very special guest on the show. I had an opportunity to speak with via Skype. I hope you will turn in to hear Samoana Matagi, aka “The No-Handed Bandit”.

On December 13, 2010, Sam was involved in an electrical accident while working as a power lineman in Kremmling, Colorado. In a split second, nearly 15,000 volts of electricity surged through his body when a scrap of cut wire hit a live wire.

The No-Handed Bandit makes videos for amputees and their families, showing how to progress from coping to understanding to achievement through videos demonstrating successful methods.