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    Yesterday, 06:29 PM
    Don't assume the cyst has returned. Many times, arachnoid cysts are present from birth and are only discovered as incidental findings when doctors...
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    Yesterday, 04:47 PM
    That's how it seems to be with SCI, you go along at a certain level for awhile and think there might not be setbacks, and then something happens that...
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    Yesterday, 04:06 PM
    Jade2, do you have to wait until Monday for the results? Weekend waits are tough!
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    Yesterday, 03:03 PM
    Amy, those videos are absolutely beautiful. The love and joy that you, Chad, your son and your whole family (including your dear doggie) shared are...
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    Yesterday, 08:27 AM
    I, too, wish you the very best. Hope the news is good from your MRI.
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    Yesterday, 05:10 AM
    Ami, I have not logged on here in forever. I was compelled to log in tonight. My old Facebook account has been changed to a new one. I am so sorry...
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    04-09-2018, 10:50 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Sitting on my left leg in Care
    I'm very glad that you'll be seeing a neurologist before too long. Dislocations are not so easy to identify, but if the neuro dosn't find a solution...
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    04-09-2018, 04:03 AM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Sitting on my left leg in Care
    Hernias can usually be detected by palpating the abdomen, so if your doctor poked and prodded he would have found it. A sudden sharp movement like...
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    04-08-2018, 09:02 PM
    djrolling replied to a thread Firefly users in Equipment
    I do not have the same attachment but all have the same problem. I use a Quickie GPV with my attachment and they have an axle plate with about a...
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    04-08-2018, 09:08 AM
    Bonnette replied to a thread latest? in Food
    Excellent! :thumbsup: Edited to add: Meant to say earlier how great it is that you have a maintenance plan ready. That's literally half the...
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    04-07-2018, 09:36 AM
    Bonnette replied to a thread latest? in Food
    I've been reading about that, there's good evidence that it speeds up weight loss even when people don't count calories (so long as they're eating...
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    04-06-2018, 07:53 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Sitting on my left leg in Care
    It sounds to me like you need to have some imaging studies at this point, especially MRI of the dorsal and lumbar spine/abdomen and a flat plate of...
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    04-06-2018, 01:01 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread latest? in Food
    Congrats on your weight loss, fuentejps. I'm a big fan of intermittent fasting, too. My basic rule of thumb is to not eat anything that my body can't...
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    04-06-2018, 11:48 AM
    That sounds right, would explain a lot of his symptoms. He might never recover what he's lost, but perhaps he can get better from here...
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    04-05-2018, 06:14 PM
    I get this, too and in relation to MS it's called the "MS hug" (more like a python), but anyone with cord damage and spasticity at a certain level...
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    04-05-2018, 02:13 PM
    Thank you, lynnifer...I sure hope so, too.
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    04-05-2018, 01:04 PM
    Thank you, hlh. No, he is not going to a good quality major academic hospital. He has seen a cardiologist, who has referred him to a...
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    04-05-2018, 11:32 AM
    I hope and pray that they will do this.
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    04-04-2018, 10:40 PM
    A good friend of mine had an inguinal hernia repair on January 4 of this year. He had a hard time coming out of the anesthetic and was still sluggish...
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    03-26-2018, 10:46 PM
    stephen212 replied to a thread Moving to Austin, TX in Life
    Hi Dan, I'm presently living in Los Angeles and with my son graduating from high school this June I was considering relocating out of state but have...
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    03-25-2018, 02:07 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Rehab dr. visits in Care
    Only when there is a specific issue. I know much more about my condition than the local doctors and PTs. In the past, I saw a physiatrist and PT/OT...
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    03-24-2018, 12:15 PM
    I can't even imagine being able to control my spasticity - it has a mind of its own. It does sound like you'd be a good candidate for stim therapy...
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    03-23-2018, 04:26 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread CBD oil for nerve pain? in Pain
    I agree with Mize and annev308. I spent a good bit on CW hemp oil, and it did nothing for me (gave it a fair trial, too).
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    Dan, I had a rough year last year - started with a herniated disc from the rods in my back. Then I had a hernia (and surgery). Not sure what caused the hernia but I think that the constipation from taking the pain meds due to the herniated disc certainly had a lot to do with it. Finally getting over the hernia operation and trying to get back to the gym and walk more. Hopefully it will be a better year in 2012.

    How about you? I see your posts a few times and it looks like you are doing okay. I hope so!

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    Hey Dan. I'm fairly new to the site, but I'm six years T12/L1 complete and I live in the Asheville area. I'm always interested in meeting (virtually or in the real world) other local SCI's. So that's a little explanation for the random friend request. -Mutton
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    Dan, it's my Friend's Dad. Her name is Jo, and they are from the Statesville area...thanks for asking!!!
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    thanx. i'm a phone procrastinator,lol. i'll call soon...hugs
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    omg, I was just thinking I was overdue a message or call to you, apologies. We were planning to see a concert in Greensboro, thus meeting up w/ you possibly. However, I had so many complications after surgery plus didn't have the net(broken aircard) for quite awhile. Well, we never ordered tix after all, I've been so ill but I think, getting better.....fingers crossed for me please..Sorry Dan, we'll meet up soon I hope.
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    Hi Dan, I'm still here... just being quiet. I hope all is well with everyone.
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    Dan,Juke, besides the minutes I added to your phone on Tue, I had also added 20 bucks on 1/8/2010. If it didn't take, I can email you the receipt I got from tracfone and you can go yell at them."

    When I checked the acct. time balance (they'ed stopped displaying it on the opening screen!?) I found I'ed had something over 200 min.

    Re. your last call I replied within minutes and left a VM for you to call back - .

    Thanks for all the help and care and I'm not surprised if you are trying not to use up the minutes and appreciate it.

    Paul called on Sun with some computer deals - too late with the deal already done - and a tip about what's got to be the best cable setup in the country, DSL extreme for fifteen or twenty bucks for the first year and not much more after - but, of course, they don't cover my area, so I'll probably have to go w a slower connection and pay $26.50 a mo. like many of the residents in this area.

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    Dan, I've only visited once, at the end of Sept.,- according to lyniffer anyway.

    Things have settled where I'm living; there's just me and one of the women in our flat. I'm thinking of either gettting a laptop or using the $700 I've saved up to get moved into a better place. Lot of things I've got to check into before I move on either.

    I haven't had any minutes on my cell of at least as long as I've been away from the site. I am going to buy some time for the cell soon and I'll keep you posted.
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    K, should definitely know soon..but I will have peeps with me if so.
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    I'll let you know as soon as I can Dan about details. I know the 17th which will probably be hard for you considering it's a Fri. or a Sat., can't remember which. I know you're only off Sun & Mon.
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    Hey Daniel! Been quite a while close are you to Greensboro? May be able to catch up for lunch or dinner in April. I hope you're doing good. I'm going to be weaning my Effexor down by 3/4 what I was on tomorrow. I NEVER thought it would be possible!
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    Whats up Dan, I wanted to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving Bro. Take care and may the force be with you!
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    hey i know you sent me a pm,but i can't log into my mail..
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    Hey Dan, I'm used to getting PM's - this is my first visitor message. Hope you get it. I'm actually in NC right now - visiting my family. We normally come up from Florida at Thanksgiving but won't be able to make it this year so thought we'd come up now.

    I'm doing okay. So glad to have my gall bladder out - felt bad for quite a while with it. Still taking Vancocin for cdiff - been taking something for close to a year now. Every time I stop taking it the cdiff comes back. But as long as I'm taking it I feel fine. I'm still working full time and working with a personal trainer a few times a week. Not really showing any improvement but I want to maintain what I have.

    How about you - still working? Any changes in the SCI?

    Talk to you later.

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