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    Yeah I was just thinking the AFO-in-the-sandal...

    Yeah I was just thinking the AFO-in-the-sandal seems like an awfuly primitive technique for such a common scenario. I'm sure it's worth giving them a call.
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    All that ankle support is actually overkill for...

    All that ankle support is actually overkill for me in the pool. And unfortunately, listed as one of the Features is "Hinge design for normal gait activity". Between that statement and the picture of...
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    Thanks Bonette for saving me from wasting $30 on...

    Thanks Bonette for saving me from wasting $30 on this brace. I've tried the sock thing to no avail. I have an old afo I guess I can use with a pair of Tevas. I was hoping for something a bit quicker...
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    Foot drop splint for walking in pool

    I'm an incomplete quad walking part time with crutches and an AFO on 1 side. Lately I've been doing a lot of pool work. I'm currently just walking barefoot but due to my inability to dorsiflex my...
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    So I FINALLY was sent for MRIs and X-Rays due to...

    So I FINALLY was sent for MRIs and X-Rays due to this. Lo and behold, they found a syrinx (I want to say 9mmx7mm... medium-ish?) at the level of of my injury. My SCI doc referred me to the...
  6. trying to avoid the "big bag" option. In a...

    trying to avoid the "big bag" option. In a perfect world, we'd have most of the gear and dog accessories up in the box... that and other stuff that we'll want to be able get to almost at will......
  7. option for roof rack/cargo box system for car with no rails or crossbars installed

    so i'm going on a road trip in my 2016 Subaru Forester and need a little extra storage space. It's the base model so the roof is bare... no rails, crossbars or anything whatsoever. one day, I'd like...
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    Yikes. OK - I was kind of hoping I was being WAY...

    Yikes. OK - I was kind of hoping I was being WAY over cautious about this. Sounds like it's time to see my SCI doc. Thanks!
  9. Thread: Supplements

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    Makes more and more sense by the minute. Thanks...

    Makes more and more sense by the minute. Thanks again for the input!!
  10. Thread: Supplements

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    Rambling encouraged/appreciated. I'm a fluent...

    Rambling encouraged/appreciated. I'm a fluent rambler =) Thanks for the input. Does sleep apnea just come out of nowhere or is it one of those things that I may have had for a while an it's now...
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    Ranaud's getting worse?

    I've had what I believe to be Ranaud's Disease for about 20 yrs now (since I was about 25... before my SCI). Fingers on 1 hand (especially index finger) turn white in cold weather or when exposed to...
  12. Thread: Supplements

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    Thanks Bonnette - I'll look into that for sure....

    Thanks Bonnette - I'll look into that for sure. There seem to be some pretty shady sources on the internet to buy this stuff with bad reviews for everything from pills falling apart in the bottle...
  13. Thread: Supplements

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    Supplements

    So due to some recent life changes, my schedule has gotten quite a bit more hectic. I'm definitely still adjusting and know things will improve, but even before these changes, there have been times...
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    Yup my agent said that's actually the more common...

    Yup my agent said that's actually the more common scenario with most carriers. I guess I lucked out... and/or have been paying for this added perk the whole time I've been with them. Anyway, it's...
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    So just to close the loop, when I called, they...

    So just to close the loop, when I called, they said that as long as she would be driving only sporadically with my knowledge/consent, she technically didn't have to be added, BUT we did add her...
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    Thanks Rainman - just the kind of info I was...

    Thanks Rainman - just the kind of info I was looking for (from an unbiased source). It sounds like there's still some grey area, but it also sounds like it might be playing with fire. I believe I'll...
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    Definitely not the case here. Although proof of...

    Definitely not the case here. Although proof of insurance (for the vehicle) is always asked for along with "license & registration" during all traffic stops by law enforcement. I had never experience...
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    help with car insurance fine print

    so i live with my girlfriend, who has recently chosen not to own a car (mostly because we live in a city with excellent public transportation and she's a lot more environmentally responsible than I...
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    My goal is to lose weight as well as body fat. I...

    My goal is to lose weight as well as body fat. I am limiting my fat because in addition to the health benefits of a low-fat diet, it is my understanding that in general (and overly simplified),...
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    How much fat do you need?

    I try to keep a ratio of 50%/30%/20% of calories from carbs/protein/fat for daily consumption. When I'm dieting (as I am right now), I tend to be WAY lower in the amount of fat I ingest. Unless I...
  21. Thanks for all the responses. It turns out that...

    Thanks for all the responses. It turns out that the stars were aligned and we caught a couple breaks at the right points. The airports were ghost towns, so no lines anywhere. Flight departed and...
  22. Thread: pharmacy woes

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    Funny, I never even mentioned Walgreens, but they...

    Funny, I never even mentioned Walgreens, but they are in fact the culprits... and the absolute WORST. Coincidence? This was definitely the straw that broke the camel's back for me - my business is...
  23. anyone familiar with EWR (newark, nj airport)?

    I land at 6:20pm tomorrow evening and am hoping to catch a 7:40pm nj transit train from the Newark Airport station. I'll have my chair but not any other equipment to wait for... just a checked bag....
  24. I stayed here:...

    I stayed here: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/834233?guests=1&adults=1 2 summers ago. It's ground floor (with a small lip down when coming in the door) and in a great location. The owner is awesome and...
  25. Thread: pharmacy woes

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    pharmacy woes

    I started with a set of circumstances that is not new to me, and probably not to anyone who takes regular meds. Simply put, I made the travel plans that I could swing and they didn't line up with...
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