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    If you are talking about Tilite's new wheelchair...

    If you are talking about Tilite's new wheelchair called the Z10- they are only making a 110 of them because they are a special 10 th year anniversary of Tilite- I saw the wheelchair at a tradeshow...
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    SKippy- You better?

    Skippy- Are you okay? You have friends on this site and we are all here to help and listen- How are you doing today?
    Tammy
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    leftover catheters- thrown them away

    I know it seems like a waste but there is nothing wrong with throwing away your mediccal supplies and as far as gloves go- wrap them up or something, so they are not stinking up the trash can.
  4. I also if there is a long line at a concert or...

    I also if there is a long line at a concert or airport. I feel rude doing it, but if I only have the option to use 1 bathroom stall and there are like 20 plus regular bathroom stalls than I will cut...
  5. ROHO Sensor Pad

    This is a good idea but a cushion should be a good product when you don't have to keep adding things to it to monitors your ROHO cushion's inflation level. I understand it is to help keep you "worry...
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    I saw keep shopping around for the right cushion...

    I saw keep shopping around for the right cushion and also I found that when I have "hot spots" from being pressure mapped- there is always going to be some redness. I also notice many times when I...
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    Roho Quatro does not help with stability

    I used a Roho Quatro and it was to much work to lock in the air and it is still full of air- so if you lean, it is not going to "hold" you in place as much as other cushions do.

    Having...
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    I had my surgery 12 years ago and it truely...

    I had my surgery 12 years ago and it truely changed my life- Do your reserach on the doctors though!! I don't leak anymore, but I am a girl to and we are built differently - good luck!!
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    I wouldn't go with a Roho- that gave me scoleosis...

    I wouldn't go with a Roho- that gave me scoleosis from sitting crocked- you want to stablize the pelvis and the only way to do this is with something othe than an air celled bladder cushion- I...
  10. Thread: Flying

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    As far as flying goes here is a great video that...

    As far as flying goes here is a great video that a friend of mine put together and he travels everywhere:
    Here is a youtube video I found that a friend of mine did on how to Board a plane and Rent a...
  11. Thread: Flying

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    When I had a Roho I still let the air out and it...

    When I had a Roho I still let the air out and it still over inflated and popped when I got to my destination! I now travel with a cushion that I can let the air out as I am sitting on it called a...
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    I wrote a blog about this same issue- I could...

    I wrote a blog about this same issue- I could write all about it but if it is okay I think you might find my personal experience better to read about- I am a t 5/6 para- post injury SCI 15 years...
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    Condo do have to follow the ADA, but let's not...

    Condo do have to follow the ADA, but let's not kid ourselves- if youa re in a wheelchair and have been a renter like me for years, I hae come to find out that people are always tryig to get around...
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    I was in that place a long time ago where I felt...

    I was in that place a long time ago where I felt I have to be strong for everyone else, but after some down time and a bit of counseling (it never hurts to talk to someone) I realized I had been so...
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    Poll: Here is some information on wheelchairs and driving from them

    I have had a lot of people ask me this same questions and there have been studies done about this- here cehck it out:http://www.varilite.com/knowledge_crashtest.aspx

    It gives you some indepth...
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    It is good to bithc and complain because you...

    It is good to bithc and complain because you gotta get things off your chest. I started blogging about certain things and it helps - like dealing with idiots that park in handicap parking spots- I...
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    Height of VARILITE cushions misunderstood

    You had mentioned that you thought the VARILITE cushion is to high and you are looking for a low-pprofile cushion. What you need to remember about the Varilite cushions (I use one) is that the...
  18. I saw you didn't get the job at Microsoft. I...

    I saw you didn't get the job at Microsoft. I didn't scroll down far enough to see your last message. I was still in tears reading about the trip to Seattle you had. I feel for you, but it was funny...
  19. I live in Seattle - did you get the job? Also plane travel tip

    So I was laughing the entire way through your Seattle trip experienc. Sorry but it was very blunt and I can relate to the "pooping" issues- I am a SCI-T5/6. So, I live in Seattle and had some advice...
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    The more choices, the better

    The are so many choices out there for cushions and the more you research them all the better you will find the right cushion for you. I wasn't familiar with Varilite cushions until a few years ago...
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    tips on traveling with cushions

    Bring your CUSHION- very important! Depending on what kind of cushion you have- make sure you let some air out of it because of air pressure. No matter what I always bring my cushoin on board the...
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    Sizes of cushions

    Have you had a Stimulite cushion before? Varilite has cushions that are larger than 20 x 20 and as far as the height goes once you let some of the air out of the cushions for pressure distribution...
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