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    Today, 02:49 AM
    funklab replied to a thread I'm cold all the time in Care
    I have no useful information just an observation. Even really early on in our injuries i noticed this with our quad brethren. When I was in acute...
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    Yesterday, 08:02 PM
    A lot more than that, all their literature claims they have a huge team of "surgeons" working simultaneously... smh.
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    Yesterday, 01:01 PM
    funklab replied to a thread green tea drinkers in Food
    +1 for jasmine green tea, although I prefer oolong which is something like halfway between green tea and black tea with a little more caffeine than...
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    11-16-2017, 08:03 AM
    My bet is they never go through with it. If they do, I hope the surgeon can be charged for murder because that's definitely what it will be.
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    11-14-2017, 12:14 AM
    When my j3 with a roho decided to become unfixable oddity saved me with the air cushion I’m currebtly sitting on and turned me on to the supracore. ...
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    11-13-2017, 05:02 PM
    funklab replied to a thread Coffee cup burn on thigh in Care
    I've definitely done that before. Stuffed the starbucks cup between my knees while rolling around work... twelve hours later noticed a pretty...
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    11-12-2017, 09:02 PM
    funklab replied to a thread MRSA in My Bladder? in Care
    There's really no distinction between the actual strains of MRSA any longer (ie the hospital bugs are now the community bugs). No way to tell if it...
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    11-10-2017, 10:38 PM
    funklab replied to a thread So I am patching my ROHO in Equipment
    I've always patched mine with the little kits for patching bicycle tubes. I probably had 7 different patches on my last cushion before I couldn't...
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    11-09-2017, 09:01 PM
    Certainly no reason you can't drive, but it sounds like for some reason or other you feel that you're not at that point yet. Until you are you can...
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    11-07-2017, 09:36 PM
    I agree with pretty much all of your conclusions BSgimp, though I'd probably put Complexity of the nervous system as #1. If you're talking a...
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    11-07-2017, 08:16 AM
    While I certainly wouldn't call it benign, using bacitracin on your urethra is less likely to cause multi-drug resistant organisms, because pretty...
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    11-05-2017, 11:39 PM
    I have some unsolicited advice for you, bigtop1. Don't do this. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18664609 The three antibiotic medications...
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    11-05-2017, 11:24 PM
    Sounds like solid advice from everyone thus far. You're early on in the injury, I felt pretty damn lost at that stage as well. You listed your...
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    11-01-2017, 05:10 PM
    funklab replied to a thread Foot steering in Equipment
    Not personal experience, but of a friend of the family has polio which affects her arms much more than her legs. She drives with a wheel on the...
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    10-31-2017, 10:52 PM
    Why a suppository? Faster onset? Seems like a heap of trouble for your average joe (but nothing for those of us with toughened, feelingless...
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    10-31-2017, 09:21 PM
    I agree. If it's about cost, the cost to upgrade to V8 is probably more prohibitive than the actual fuel cost over the lifetime of ownership of the...
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    10-29-2017, 04:46 PM
    I thought you were joking about the name of the color, and had to look it up myself. What's next? Abrasion red? Necrotic black? Purpura purple?...
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    10-28-2017, 01:01 PM
    https://www.ssa.gov/oact/cola/sga.html $1170 this year, $1180 starting in 2018. But you can make as much as you want for 9 months out of 60 and...
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    10-27-2017, 07:46 PM
    I rented a charger last weekend (similar to the Challenger you're thinking about driving, but with four doors). It seemed like a perfectly nice car...
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    10-27-2017, 07:44 PM
    If it's got the V8 replacing those back tires every couple months is gonna get expensive ;)
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    10-19-2017, 10:45 PM
    funklab replied to a thread Getting off Valium in Care
    (I respect you curt, so try to read this in the lighthearted tone in which I'm writing it) This statement is kind of ridiculous. There's not a...
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    10-19-2017, 10:30 PM
    funklab replied to a thread Getting off Valium in Care
    Just FYI, Scott, you've been off of valium for three months now. Taking a couple (or four) doses isn't going to "get you hooked". People routinely...
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