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    Yesterday, 06:56 PM
    I thought that I'd share something that I've been doing to help heal my skin tear(s). I had read about and seen videos promoting light therapy (both...
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    Yesterday, 11:07 AM
    So butt massages? I can see that craigslist advert now... :)
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    07-25-2017, 09:32 PM
    The padding problem is between muscle and bone. I developed the actual pressure sores (not the tears) when a bone spur on the ischium pushed into the...
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    07-25-2017, 06:18 PM
    Yeah I was 6'6" and 185 lbs. at the time of my injury and while I've put on a few pounds over the years, it hasn't gone to my buttocks. I never had...
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    07-25-2017, 05:54 PM
    I ordered the vitamin supplements and I'm going to add some foods to my diet that aid in collagen production but collagen cream is pretty expensive....
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    07-25-2017, 12:25 AM
    I had a flap surgery on my right ischial area in February 2013. After a few months I was back in my chair for limited periods of time until I got a...
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    07-23-2017, 08:12 PM
    Scott C4/5 replied to a thread Caffeine Pills in Care
    Sometimes... not enough to make me edgy though. However, I'd recommend not taking a whole 200 mg pill at first as a precaution.
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    07-23-2017, 07:56 PM
    Scott C4/5 replied to a thread Caffeine Pills in Care
    I have a bottle but rarely take any. When I do, its a half or quarter pill (100-50 mgs).
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    07-14-2017, 12:44 AM
    Scott C4/5 replied to a thread Getting off Valium in Care
    Thanks...
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    07-13-2017, 10:50 PM
    Scott C4/5 replied to a thread Getting off Valium in Care
    So I shortened my weaning schedule and I am, this evening, one week clean of Valium. The last time I tried, when I had gone a week without it, I was...
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    07-11-2017, 11:53 PM
    Scott C4/5 replied to a thread Is this toe infected? in Care
    I had both big toenails removed a couple times. My regular doctor did them in his office and put phenol into the nail-bed/cuticle but both regrew....
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    07-08-2017, 04:20 PM
    Thanks, but it doesn't matter much now, as my mother is currently using the computer because hers quit working properly...
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    07-08-2017, 04:17 PM
    I've checked all of the different volume controls and they are at 100%, both when the volume is playing normally and when the program is causing the...
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    07-05-2017, 01:44 PM
    Scott C4/5 replied to a thread Getting off Valium in Care
    Thank you
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    07-04-2017, 01:09 AM
    Scott C4/5 replied to a thread Getting off Valium in Care
    Thanks but I'll celebrate when I've been clean of Valium for at least a week. Psychological or not; spasms are spasms, pains are pains and...
    45 replies | 9473 view(s)
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    07-04-2017, 12:07 AM
    Scott C4/5 replied to a thread Hard drive speed in Computers
    Thanks... it seems to be faster than the ordinary hdd and since it was pre-loaded in my laptop, much cheaper. I'm still going to order that WD Black...
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    07-03-2017, 11:41 PM
    Scott C4/5 replied to a thread Getting off Valium in Care
    I've started staggering my .5mg dosage. Instead of beginning with every other day, I'm going to go every 36 hours for a week or two. I had a slight...
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    07-03-2017, 11:07 PM
    Scott C4/5 replied to a thread Hard drive speed in Computers
    Here is what I was talking about:...
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    07-01-2017, 04:01 PM
    If the android emulator is causing the computer to lower the audio settings (either volume or switching to mono) is there a way to fix it? I've gone...
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    06-30-2017, 10:14 PM
    I have a new laptop that is quite similar to my older one. One difference though is that the sound seems to have slightly volume than the older...
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    06-29-2017, 10:21 PM
    Scott C4/5 replied to a thread Hard drive speed in Computers
    That's the one that was the 7200 rpm on that chart. I had picked it out due to the rpm, but was confused by the data transfer speeds of slower...
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    06-29-2017, 06:15 PM
    Scott C4/5 replied to a thread Hard drive speed in Computers
    So, the 7200 rpm it is...
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    06-29-2017, 04:25 PM
    Scott C4/5 started a thread Hard drive speed in Computers
    I've got a new laptop that comes with a 256gb solid state hard drive (the ram type). I was going to add a new ATA drive for storing music and movies...
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    06-27-2017, 06:21 PM
    Scott C4/5 replied to a thread Sweat smells like sulfur in Care
    I can't conceive of not eating eggs... :( I'm getting some blood work done fairly soon, I'll have my doctor to check it out. Thanks...
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    06-27-2017, 05:52 PM
    Scott C4/5 replied to a thread Sweat smells like sulfur in Care
    Not so much with red meat, but at least 3 eggs a day and pork sausage for breakfast. I need the protein to heal my sore.
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    06-27-2017, 03:45 PM
    I have been smelling a sulfur smell after sweat sessions. I have arthritis in my hips and a skin tear on my bottom and depending on how far I sit up...
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    06-26-2017, 09:45 PM
    Scott C4/5 replied to a thread Old Bitter Crips in Life
    Possibly, but I'm A.D.D. and O.C.D., so it I have too many choices, between poor attention span and obsessing on trivial matters, shit never gets...
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