• Jim's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:42 PM
    Jim replied to a thread Car transfers kill shoulders in Equipment
    FYI- https://eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-06/kf-ptf061219.php?fbclid=IwAR3ljHsrAt7Ey6OqcdHTyWYnuVN6IkLgXlLgwijSUuYbAME2v94Q61qJnCk
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  • McDuff's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:04 PM
    I'm coming up on 16yrs post, and my bladder has been on a constant volume decline, seems like it loses a quarter every few years. I'm sure it's more...
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  • McDuff's Avatar
    06-22-2019, 06:31 PM
    McDuff replied to a thread braun conversion in Equipment
    Bummer on the no memory, yeah you would have to tweak all the settings every time, maybe you can develop some muscle memory to remember the flow. :) ...
    18 replies | 518 view(s)
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    06-22-2019, 03:38 PM
    McDuff replied to a thread braun conversion in Equipment
    thanks Fuente, yeah the OEM stuff is handy. Patrick, it was an out of state shop that delivered my van and said no. I will be taking it to the...
    18 replies | 518 view(s)
  • McDuff's Avatar
    06-22-2019, 09:53 AM
    McDuff replied to a thread braun conversion in Equipment
    I'm on my 2nd Braun foldout minivan. Overall have been very satisfied with it. The 1st, a 2005 T&C, had a ramp rattle after a couple years, it did...
    18 replies | 518 view(s)
  • McDuff's Avatar
    06-21-2019, 06:19 PM
    No, only had the one surgery. Since my wound was open to the bone, after the mri showed osteo, my Wound Doc took this tool and jabbed and retrieved a...
    22 replies | 915 view(s)
  • Jim's Avatar
    06-20-2019, 02:49 PM
    You can apply to be in the next phase. I'm gonna se the Dr who is running the study tomr, I'll find out more info.
    20 replies | 597 view(s)
  • Jim's Avatar
    06-20-2019, 02:06 PM
    I had bursitis in an elbow, was on IV antibiotics to clear up the infection. Haven't had any problems since. Phil, have you seen this? I'm...
    20 replies | 597 view(s)
  • McDuff's Avatar
    06-20-2019, 12:51 PM
    Yes, they scraped some bone off, no big piece they said, just the surface stuff that looked bad. It was done during my flap surgery and was not...
    22 replies | 915 view(s)
  • McDuff's Avatar
    06-20-2019, 12:40 PM
    My last mapping was done by guys from National Seating & Mobility when I was in flap rehab. The Rep that did the mapping is in a chair but I forget...
    22 replies | 915 view(s)
  • Jim's Avatar
    06-19-2019, 03:54 PM
    Jim replied to a thread RENETX Update in Cure
    All of the secondary outcome measures are return of function, which is not likely to happen without intense rehab. If the drug proves to be safe but...
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    06-19-2019, 12:57 PM
    Jim replied to a thread RENETX Update in Cure
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  • McDuff's Avatar
    06-19-2019, 11:40 AM
    McDuff replied to a thread Heal a wound over tunneling? in Care
    Hey Aspen, I just replied in your other thread before I saw this. :) I have had a couple of flaps now, :( , the one with osteo was a few years ago...
    37 replies | 2763 view(s)
  • McDuff's Avatar
    06-19-2019, 11:23 AM
    I had a 4 with osteo, I had a port put in and we did daily IV by using these pressurized little "rubber balls" that had the correct amount of...
    22 replies | 915 view(s)
  • wazabiker's Avatar
    06-17-2019, 02:45 PM
    Currently driving Permobil M400 midwheel drive chair. The front casters are 6 inches in diameter. Need to know if smaller (four inch} casters would...
    4 replies | 195 view(s)
  • McDuff's Avatar
    06-15-2019, 05:02 PM
    McDuff replied to a thread Van? for power chair in Equipment
    I'm on my 2nd Braun minivan, the first was a 2005 T&C, served me for 12 years and still going strong. Except the kneeling system broke and was gonna...
    14 replies | 688 view(s)
  • McDuff's Avatar
    06-15-2019, 04:40 PM
    Whenever antibiotics are needed now, I make them do 10 day at least, but most my Docs are sci knowledgeable so they usually do it as a matter of...
    8 replies | 367 view(s)
  • McDuff's Avatar
    06-15-2019, 04:24 PM
    I don't remember if I ordered from Discountramps.com or not, but here's a couple types I used. For our patio door it's about a 2" drop and I just...
    21 replies | 822 view(s)
  • McDuff's Avatar
    06-15-2019, 04:13 PM
    Me too Gearhead, drives my wife nuts, she is a true foodie and an outstanding cook. I still get to enjoy her great meals, I am just never hungry,...
    23 replies | 883 view(s)
  • Jim's Avatar
    06-13-2019, 03:33 PM
    Our students will be writing up a summary. Moe, you can stay here, ask for the Rutgers rate of $109-...
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  • Jim's Avatar
    06-12-2019, 03:32 PM
    Cool, Moe. Thursday, July 18th, the Keck Center will be brimming over with special speakers and special activities! This is a 'don't want to...
    6 replies | 741 view(s)
  • Jim's Avatar
    06-12-2019, 11:27 AM
    Not recruiting
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    06-12-2019, 07:06 AM
    No, not posted yet.
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  • Jim's Avatar
    06-11-2019, 12:00 PM
    Jim replied to a thread Cracked frame on my Ti-Lite in Equipment
    "TiLite warrants the wheelchair frame (including cross-braces, if any) anainst defects in materials and workmanship for life, so long as the original...
    16 replies | 2724 view(s)
  • McDuff's Avatar
    06-09-2019, 12:07 PM
    Just going/went thru this. Had a scrape on the top of my knee, tiny little thing, no biggie it'll heal... Well it didn't, just stayed open and...
    8 replies | 367 view(s)
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    On CC Ladies I asked if anyone has tried a drug called Nucynta (Tapentadol) and someone thought you may have tried this. My Pain mngt Dr gave me a script and I have only tried two of them probably not a fair chance, but so far it has made me sleep and not the relief I got from percacet. So yesterday I took a pecacet and even though it messes up my bowels I know it works. I feel bad imposing on you, but could you share if you know anything about this pain pill. Thank you.
  2. Thank you so much for the lovely postcard!
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    dear trudy,
    I hope you are doing well and that you are recovering well from your surgery.
    you are a very lovely person and you add good things to care cure.
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    Hello My Dearest,
    My name is Miss cythia, I came across your contact as i was searching for good friend, A friend who truly understand his or her friend and share their feelings together. please kindly accept my request, I believe that distance can never be a barrier but let's love connect us because love is a bridge that connected far distance to beclose to each other. I will send my pictures to you immediately i receive your reply.(cythia.abure@yahoo.com)
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    Thank you,I told Scaper1 that it was ironic,that 2 females are making me feel better,when I'm having issues today with a girl.I'm angry and a bunch of other emotions.
    I have to say I read some of your posts, geez you have to be one of the sweetest females I've ever heard.I know I'm kinda scary ( been told that more than once )LOL but I hope you can see I'm not that bad. GS8 ( joking )
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    Hi Trudy, hope you are well. I will send you a proper email soon! My hands really hurt lately. They really ache and feel stiff.
  7. I owe you lots of emails sorry
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    Morning Trudy I have been wanting to get a message out to you but things been in caos around here. Charna is really enjoying your post cards. I think the highlight is the pictures on them. Her school pics have come in and I am going to send one out to you. I believe on one of the postcards you have sent your home address so I will have her write you a little letter and send a pic out to you soon.
    Well take care and I will talk with you later. Robin
  9. Hi Trudy I send a hug and good wishes your way
  10. thanks for the email. I always enjoy a note from you I meant to reply today, tomorrow I will try. I hope you are doing well.
  11. I am feeling a lot better the past two days with IV treatment at home. Still tired and grumpy and losing more weight than I can afford to, which is the new big worry. But things are better than last week. I hope you are doing okay.
  12. Sorry the pain med isn't effective and hope the doc can figure something else out. Ouch on the expense!! I just started methadone for pain. It's not 100% but it helps.
  13. Good heavens, I thought we were already officially friends! Yes, of course I want to be listed as a friend. Hope you are doing well Trudy
  14. I hope you are doing OK over here, just saying howdy.
  15. Yes I have done the IV runs back and forth to the hospital. It is a pain but I am glad to hear you are at home and that PT is going well. I can't remember if I sent you my blog link. I will do that tonight. Sending many good thoughts your way. Always nice to hear from you
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    Thank you for the thoughts and the nice message.
    Here is nice & warm and wish you were here, we'd take you both to see & ride the elephants...
    All the best from us,
  17. Just wanted to say hi...and that I am behind in my private messages, etc (as usual). I hope thngs are going okay
  18. Thank you, glad to think I helped. Your current regimen doesn't sound fun, I hope all goes well there. I saw your post about the sore on your foot, and hope it is healing ok. Take care Trudy and yes, I'll be around. Matt
  19. Sorry about the missed friend request...it didn't show up when I logged on here but when I was going through my very over full and weeks behind email I found an email saying you sent a friend request. I hope you don't think I was ignoring it! I have been on the road and have only been here once in the past few weeks. I hope you are doing okay and hope to catch up with you soon. Take care of yourself. Sending good thoughts your way!
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    Heads up to you also, lol. I really haven't been 'active' here this year, as I used to be. I am just realizing there are a bunch of us wheelerZ in this area. I'll get to meet you guys in G'burg/Sevierville when Bente gets here. Just a hop n a skip from you guys, I'm in Mooresburg.
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    Hi Trudy, Just a formality we're already friends!

    Thanks sweetie, I hope you're doing well.
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    Thanks for the friends request. Look forward to meeting you in a few weeks. Hope your recovery is going well.
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    Lol yes, I was right at my laptop when your request came through.
    Minnie loves the powerchair as long as it's not moving, heh.
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    Hello, thank you for adding me!
    I hope you are doing well today.
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    Thanks for all of the kind thoughts.
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