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    08-12-2017, 09:09 PM
    I'm so glad to hear another success story about kombucha, Tman9513. Yes, adding the sparkling water does sound like it would improve the experience....
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    08-11-2017, 06:07 PM
    Vintage replied to a thread fungal infection in Care
    I had diaper rash (really bad) twice in nursing homes. I asked for anything they had which contained zinc oxide, insisted that the aides apply it,...
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    08-08-2017, 01:14 PM
    Kombucha is sold as a bottled fermented drink at grocery stores. It comes 'natural' and in many flavors, such as: ginger, strawberry, mango, or...
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    08-06-2017, 12:20 AM
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26691487 Braz J Microbiol. 2015 Oct-Dec; 46(4): 1245?1255. Published online 2015 Dec 1. doi: ...
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About Vintage
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A person with SCI/D?
Date of injury (NA if not spinal-injured)?:
March 15, 2014
Location:
Texas USA, female ************** T9 incomplete
Gender:
Female
Interests:
Interests are: Art, painting, learning languages, leather crafts, playing piano, and more.
Biography:
Cooking has taken on a whole new significance, now that 'eating out' has become almost impossible and 'fast food delivery' has become too expensive. I've started buying the ingredients and making ethnic delicacies myself.

Here's what happened to me...
I had a fender bender accident on a freeway in a rainstorm. While standing behind my car, calling 911, another vehicle hydroplaned into me. The medical report says that I was pinned between two cars. My left leg was amputated above the knee, my back was broken at T9, and my spleen was nicked. Fluid immediately filled the cavity around my heart, and breathing was barely possible. Four expert doctors saved my life. I later learned from one of those doctors that, among themselves, they called my survival a miracle. He told me that they had had other similar cases with lesser injuries, for whom they had done all they could, but couldn't save them. Yes, I felt special. I think that the fact I had never smoked was a major factor in my survival. My lungs were able to make good use of that tiny bit of air they could inhale.
Why did you join this forum?:
Having people to talk to 'any time, day or night' is great for people. with SCI.
How did you find us?:
When Apparelyzed closed, Simon posted some forum links.
What do you think of this site?:
It looks like a good place to find companionship.

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