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    Yesterday, 10:50 PM
    funklab replied to a thread Slow walkers in Life
    Luckily my 8 year old wheelchair rattles enough (at least on sidewalks) that people can hear me coming... and I probably sound louder than I actually...
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    01-21-2019, 10:55 PM
    funklab started a thread Slow walkers in Life
    I get so annoyed with people everywhere (on the sidewalk, in stores, at work, at the grocery store in restaurants, etc, etc, etc) who walk soooooooo...
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    01-21-2019, 10:23 PM
    funklab replied to a thread Gloves for snow? in Equipment
    I can't be super helpful on this thread because where I live we get "snow" maybe once every other year, but I find this type of glove super annoying....
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    01-19-2019, 11:14 PM
    Do you have stress or urge incontinence? If not I'm sure insurance will deny such an expensive (I assume) device. If you do have stress or urge...
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    01-15-2019, 07:26 PM
    For a long time I used some cheapish (well it felt cheap, probably cost the insurance company $1000 dollars) blue vinyl covered cushion until it...
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    01-10-2019, 08:07 PM
    In my experience a month is probably max. But I ran the slim cushion (so less air loss makes a bigger difference). that being said, the first few...
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    01-07-2019, 10:45 PM
    funklab replied to a thread New Member Intros in Life
    Howdy, Marla. Glad you found us!
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    01-07-2019, 07:59 PM
    funklab replied to a thread wheelchair in Equipment
    18 years, that's so long. What chair is it? Must have held up pretty good. My current chair is 7 years old and I'm pretty happy with it, but...
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    01-07-2019, 07:43 PM
    funklab replied to a thread Eat meat or not? in Food
    I try to eat as many different kinds of meat as possible: chicken, beef, pork, duck, aligator, venison, rabbit, etc. I think it’s important to have...
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    01-07-2019, 08:13 AM
    What’s the difference between a talking book and an audiobook?
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    01-05-2019, 11:25 PM
    funklab replied to a thread solar power in Life
    Is tesla powerwall still a thing? Might be easier to just use one of those to store up the power you need. No idea how long one would run a fridge...
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    01-05-2019, 01:54 PM
    funklab replied to a thread scrubs in Life
    Personally I wouldn’t worry about that, but with my chair/cushion/dump there is very little pressure on my thighs. I could probably shove a half...
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    01-04-2019, 10:46 PM
    funklab replied to a thread scrubs in Life
    I'm sure it depends on where the pocket is, how big the seams are, how good your cushion is, how healthy your skin is, how much muscle you've got...
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    01-04-2019, 02:34 PM
    Kids its a 1995 flick. Great movie!
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    01-02-2019, 11:34 PM
    Goddamn it... I went to go revive a thread of me bitching about something stupid so I could continue to bitch about a further irrelevant tweak to...
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    12-29-2018, 10:34 PM
    funklab replied to a thread mybetriq in Care
    Pretty sure the dosing is only 25 and 50. I was on 50 for a year or so. For me it worked less well than the anticholinergic drugs (like...
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    12-28-2018, 12:41 AM
    Walmart has been like that for quite a while where I'm from. Before I realized I could push a cart fairly easily as a para (it took me an...
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    12-26-2018, 11:47 PM
    If you're referring to my statement above Duck, I never said I wasn't depressed. A standardized, well studied, widely accepted rating scale said I...
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    12-26-2018, 11:16 PM
    I don't think his statement is a slight to the disabled community, but I do think it is incorrect (at least the way you have worded it here, which...
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    12-26-2018, 04:46 PM
    Interesting... bupropion is one of the few antidepressants that doesn't really affect serotonin. It works mostly on dopamine and norepinephrine (and...
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    12-26-2018, 03:46 PM
    Not sure which doctors are saying this, but I?m fairly sure the above statement is not scientifically based and has no evidence to support it other...
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    12-26-2018, 10:14 AM
    this is the kind of result I can get down with. Maybe I need to look into this more. I will end up spending 5 hours of my 3 day Christmas vacation...
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    12-25-2018, 11:26 PM
    If I'm not mistaken this means diarrhea... as in you're "trotting" to the bathroom constantly. AKA the shits, the runs, the squirts, Montezuma's...
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    12-25-2018, 11:24 PM
    Man... I was just thinking in my head "yeah, but then that's one more medical device that comes with it's own equipment and I have to pack whenever I...
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    12-25-2018, 10:50 PM
    Your son is 16, seems like this should be his decision, including on the method of travel (fly vs drive). I feel like it's difficult for us to...
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    I read that you live in Charlotte. Did you know there is a support group that I attend there because my accident was in Charlotte. Would you ever be interested in going?
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