The leg that
wanted to be Amputated
Long time ago, there was once a leg. An
leg was a left leg, and had a name.
leg’s name was Krista; -This because it was
a leg that belonged to a woman.
leg had indeed the same name of the woman
from who the leg was.
leg was a left leg and wasn’t very happy.
leg had the age of 23. indeed, exactly the
same age as from the woman, from who the leg
Since a very long time, Krista, -the leg,
was in a huge depression.
only thing the leg could think on, was a
unhappy leg didn’t felt herself comfortable
with the body it was hanging on.
those, and so many other reasons, the leg
really wanted to be removed.
‘But how to tell my owner, that I don’t want
to be with her anymore?’, was the leg
thinking: ‘I need to find a way’.
few months later, and after a long way of
leg found a solution.
Inside the leg started to accept less blood
from the owner.
this way, I will be disconnected soon’, was
the leg thinking.
after day, and night after night, the leg
changed from color.
leg became after a time, so black and
started to smell.
Krista, the woman and owner from the leg,
felt that there was something wrong.
When the pain started to get very bad,
Krista decided to go to the doctor.
After a few and deeply investigations,
doctor Shmertz; -That was his name,
-needed to inform Krista, that her leg
needed to be amputated urgent.
‘Finally!’, was the leg thinking, while poor
Krista, in this case the owner, -started to
morning after, at 6.43 AM, Doctor Shmertz
removed the leg high above the knee.
After amputation, the both Krista’s waked
slowly but sure, coming out of their
leg felt herself happy: ‘Finally I am no
longer together with that body’.
other Krista needed to discover at the same
time how her beautiful leg, that she loved
so much, wasn’t no longer there.
started to cry. Again and Again.
hours later, when doctor Shmertz removed the
bandage slowly from the wound,
discovered something totally different then
discovered a beautiful stump.
Very soon Krista, -the woman on one leg,
became close friends with her cute little
even gave it a name. The name was Stumpy.
Stumpy was so short, so cute and also so
Little as Stumpy was, she followed Krista
everyday, hanging proud between two
Stumpy enjoyed the attention she got from so
Almost on every walk, she observed how many
people were staring at her.
Also Krista was so happy with the attention
and respect she got from so many people.
refused to wear a prosthetic.
Stumpy was very happy with that smart
decision of her owner.
This because Stumpy didn’t liked to be
Also, when Krista would use a prosthetic,
then the people on the streets, during the
many walks they both did together, could not
When Krista touched her new friend Stumpy,
then Stumpy became always more exited.
Krista and her Stump, lived for many happy
happy, that they never thought about
January 7, 2021