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    Yesterday, 07:21 AM
    mrb replied to a thread Other SCI forums in Life
    Natural progression, communities have moved from newsgroups, bulletin boards, the likes of CIX, file sharing sites with chat like Carracho to...
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    08-19-2018, 07:48 AM
    mrb replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    What impact does IF have on your bowel routine? I can't imagine that it is easy to avoid accidents when your body has so varied food intake.
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    08-17-2018, 08:15 AM
    When I first got my Boma I asked one of my friends who has a large mountain biking forum website to run a poll on whether the site users would accept...
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    08-17-2018, 08:04 AM
    mrb replied to a thread Extreme bloating in Care
    I cut out all bread and dairy now use lacto free milk. I drink peppermint tea and take a peppermint capsule every day. I have my waist measured 3...
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    08-13-2018, 01:29 PM
    mrb replied to a thread Closed System in Care
    Leg bag is a Prosys day bag and night bag Simpla according to my support worker :) Definitely just push together without any connector.
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    08-13-2018, 08:13 AM
    mrb replied to a thread Closed System in Care
    They just push fit together, no special connector. Leg bag changed 3 x a week, night bag is only used once then binned. Night bag holds 2 litres...
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    08-12-2018, 11:03 AM
    mrb replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    I'm a lot more conscientious on filling my food diary in which helped a lot, what I thought was 1500 calories a day was actually more when I put the...
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    08-12-2018, 07:43 AM
    mrb replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    I'm now making progress after working my way down to 1200 calories a day. Lost about 10kg and waist has come down over 10cm which helps to keep me...
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    08-12-2018, 07:35 AM
    mrb replied to a thread Closed System in Care
    I use a system of SP connected to leg bag and night bag just plugs straight into the leg bag. Leg bag lies on the bed all night, tap open so urine...
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    08-12-2018, 07:28 AM
    Consider that the average off road wheelchair is wider than a mountain bike and so singletrack can be tricky and anything off camber brings a new...
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    08-10-2018, 07:04 AM
    On my RT300 FES bike I've had random errors all caused by a faulty main cable. Had the cable replaced and they went. You don't have another cable to...
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    08-07-2018, 12:46 PM
    "3-5 years after their efficacy is proven in rodent and primate studies," you need to factor in the rodent study time...
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    08-07-2018, 12:38 PM
    mrb replied to a thread Used RT300 Bike Repair in Equipment
    Er, I've got an RT300 and have access to the programming in it. The settings can be configured via RTILink over the internet. They do need setting up...
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    08-05-2018, 12:44 PM
    mrb replied to a thread Chest straps/harnesses in Equipment
    Whatever my local wheelchair services fitted to the chair. NHS is weird in the UK they don't do a lot with the lap belt but will pay for a chest...
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    08-05-2018, 10:55 AM
    mrb replied to a thread Chest straps/harnesses in Equipment
    I'm vented so always have someone with me to loosen it when needed. I can't do weight shifts just tilt back or loosen and tilt forward. Off road it...
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    08-05-2018, 07:57 AM
    mrb replied to a thread Chest straps/harnesses in Equipment
    I use a chest harness in my day time chair and off road chair, not that exact model but very similar. Find that I have to keep straps really tight to...
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    08-02-2018, 07:37 AM
    mrb replied to a thread Pressure sore/cycling shorts in Care
    I've worked in the bike industry for almost 30 years, and still do, I'd need to find the right shorts with a big enough insert but am sure that one...
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    08-02-2018, 07:33 AM
    mrb replied to a thread Pressure sore/cycling shorts in Care
    I've got the cover that it comes supplied with, are there any alternative options?
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    08-01-2018, 12:41 PM
    Possibly not but some of those hotels are part of a group, if the rooms with track hoists get used it may influence the group to do more. I'll...
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    08-01-2018, 07:57 AM
    One solution I am considering for when I have to work in London is not taking a hoist and booking a hotel with ceiling track hoist ...
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    07-31-2018, 07:46 AM
    mrb replied to a thread Pressure sore/cycling shorts in Care
    I'll give it a go I think as I don't have much to lose. Current underwear has no seams and my jeans and underwear come from Rollitex who are solely...
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    07-31-2018, 07:40 AM
    mrb replied to a thread Plastic Straw Ban in Life
    The UK has been going through this for a while. I've recently been to 2 restaurants and been told that they don't have plastic straws and don't have...
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    07-30-2018, 09:24 AM
    mrb replied to a thread Pressure sore/cycling shorts in Care
    Most cycling shorts have few seams I was trying to establish if there was any benefit from the thicker lining/pad which helps prevent saddle sores...
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    07-28-2018, 08:21 AM
    mrb started a thread Pressure sore/cycling shorts in Care
    I've got a recurring ischial pressure sore, heals up then breaks down a few months later. Pressure mapping on my Roho looks about perfect, weight...
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    07-25-2018, 12:35 PM
    mrb replied to a thread Allodynia and baclofen withdrawal in Care
    I'm convinced that I have more pain since reducing. Hoping to get rid of baclofen altogether as reducing it has made me a lot sharper and less foggy....
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    07-25-2018, 05:07 AM
    mrb replied to a thread Allodynia and baclofen withdrawal in Care
    I got rid of pregabalin a long time ago, other than making me put weight on it had no effect on the allodynia.
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    07-25-2018, 05:04 AM
    mrb replied to a thread Temperature control or lack of it in Care
    I wear thick hoodies a lot and pull the hood up to stop draughts, really notice the wind. Usually have a warm beanie hat as well.
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    07-24-2018, 08:42 AM
    I suffer with a hypersensitive chest where even the lightest touch, movement of t shirt or bed sheet causes a stinging pain. Pain doc says it is...
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About mrb
Are you::
A person with SCI/D?
Date of injury (NA if not spinal-injured)?:
3/3/13
Location:
UK
Gender:
Male
Occupation:
Consultant to cycling industry
Interests:
Haha, I can't f'cking move anything to do anything.
Biography:
C3 complete, ventilated cycling accident March 2013

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