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    Today, 12:38 AM
    The standard is that Medicare will pay for a new wheelchair every 5 years. Within that time, Medicare will pay for new tires, caster tires and...
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    Yesterday, 11:20 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    I am 73 year old, 36 years post injury. I am an ectomorph body type. I've been an ectomorph body type since forever. When NL and I were married in...
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    Yesterday, 09:24 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    One thing that hasn't been discussed in this post is body type. It does make a difference. border="0" |- | Ectomorph, | Mesomorph, |...
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    Yesterday, 07:51 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread urocare legbag in Equipment
    No I don't cut the red valve.
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    Yesterday, 01:35 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Swelling in leg in Care
    Is seems to me then, that quoting and calling out "adrianwilson" would have been clearer to everyone. Sorry I missed the distinction/reference.
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    Yesterday, 12:49 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Swelling in leg in Care
    Crappler, it appears has been around a while, joined in April 2012, has 602 post to his credit, and his signature line is Rollin' since '89. Complete...
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    08-13-2018, 08:57 PM
    Yeah, I understand target shooting, NL is pretty good with her PPK. But, I just don't understand the concealed weapon part...Why?
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    08-13-2018, 06:07 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    Can you still stand to get a standing height measurement? I can't stand and when asked what my height is by medical personnel, I report my height...
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    08-13-2018, 04:09 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread red spots on lower legs/feet in Care
    A picture would help. Are the spots raised, fluid filled, flat, large, small, numerous, few, are your feet and/or ankles swollen? Could this be a...
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    08-13-2018, 03:38 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Closed System in Care
    Here is my Urocare set up. It uses a straight connector (that comes with the extension tubing) and barbed tapered connectors (that come with the leg...
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    08-13-2018, 11:39 AM
    Perhaps my question was too subtile. I got the shooting competition, what I don't get is why? That said, my question is probably more appropriate...
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    08-12-2018, 11:06 PM
    And you need this because????
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    08-12-2018, 10:44 PM
    Your signature indicates you are married, but you haven't mentioned that in your posts. Possibly you have not updated that part of your signature...
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    08-12-2018, 10:29 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread Closed System in Care
    No, I don't. I clean the leg bag every morning and every night with undiluted 70% isopropyl alcohol, hot water rinse, then wipe down the outside of...
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    08-11-2018, 05:17 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Closed System in Care
    I found this in a post from a while ago. I have annotated the connectors in black print. When you insert a new supra pubic catheter connect the...
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    08-10-2018, 06:24 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Scrotum sore (pic) in Care
    If I presented with this sore, NL would have my sorry self in bed in the frog position until it healed. Of course you can't be in the frog position...
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    08-09-2018, 01:35 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    How much do you weigh? How much weight do you need to lose?
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    08-08-2018, 10:18 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Plastic Straw Ban in Life
    There is a giant patch of plastic debris in the Pacific Ocean that is often sited as the great dumping ground for plastic straws, plastic food...
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    08-08-2018, 06:42 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Bowel care in hospital in Care
    I've been in hospitals in California several times in 35+ years, and NL has always been permitted to do my bowel programs. Actually, she started...
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    08-08-2018, 04:45 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread supository slime in Care
    From the Frequently Asked Questions...
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    08-05-2018, 04:45 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Choking fear in Care
    Did you begin having choking episodes before your spinal cord injury or did these episodes start after you sustained the spinal cord injury? At...
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    08-04-2018, 10:19 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread Cystoscope in Care
    I have a supra pubic catheter, and the cystoscopies I have had have been through the urethra, not the supra pubic stoma.
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    08-02-2018, 02:43 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Plastic Straw Ban in Life
    I don't have a dog in this fight one way or another. I thought it was an interesting story to share and worthwhile discussing here...that's it! ...
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    08-01-2018, 02:29 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Apple airpods in Computers
    Just wondering, don't you end up sharing your music with everyone around you with this type of speaker vs some type of in ear device?
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    07-31-2018, 03:55 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Plastic Straw Ban in Life
    A company named Tervis makes practically indestructible plastic insulated tumblers and mugs. They make durable bendable plastic straws that come in...
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    07-31-2018, 03:46 PM
    Thank you.
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    07-31-2018, 10:09 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread Plastic Straw Ban in Life
    A straw cleaner brush may help.
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    07-30-2018, 10:20 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread speeding up bowel transit time in Care
    Three gallons of water consumed in a day is crazy dangerous! You could be at great risk for hyponatremia which can be life threatening, resulting in...
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    07-30-2018, 10:10 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Plastic Straw Ban in Life
    Stocking up on plastic "bendy" straws is a short term fix, kind of like stocking up on incandescent light bulbs. At some point in time you are going...
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