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    I was on my way to a chemistry class at Pitt. A...

    I was on my way to a chemistry class at Pitt. A friend came running over to me and broke the news. I cannot forget Today is also my birthday. The assassination overshadows any celebration. If you...
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    In retrospect, I should have thought of something...

    In retrospect, I should have thought of something like that. However, I do not think that would work the way my cushion ended up. With the best setup we could find, my cushion looks very over...
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    I have been on prednisone for short periods in...

    I have been on prednisone for short periods in the past I definitely got a noticeable boost. It is one of the few meds that I enjoyed taking. I noticed an overall reduction in pain too. However...
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    ? about my Quadtro Pro cushion.

    I got my ischial area pressure sore healed. I know what to do. I am gradually increasing my sitting time, etc. One of the things I did was to get pressure mapping done by a PT who was very...
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    It has happened again

    Yes, I am observing another anniversary of my Humpty Dumpty act. Now it is 65 years post injury. The down side of the mountain is getting very rough. The interaction of old age and SCIs is like rehab...
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    Of it was a burn the fluid from the blisters...

    Of it was a burn the fluid from the blisters should be clear. Can you post a photo?
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    Hey LeTodd, To some of us, you are still a...

    Hey LeTodd,
    To some of us, you are still a "newbie". Lol Glad you checked in. You do bring back memories.
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    SD has a genetic basis. I likely inherited it...

    SD has a genetic basis. I likely inherited it from m father. Stress evokes outbreaks. Cortisone ointments can control the outbreaks. It is usually the make ingredient in Rx medications. IMO,...
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    Android frustations

    While stuck in bed 24\7 I am also stuck with my 8" Android tablet. Entering text with a stylus is not fun . I was very disappointed to find that there is no voice recognition app for Android. ...
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    I have been using unlocked photos for the last...

    I have been using unlocked photos for the last few years. I currently have a Nokia 2 and a prepay no contract plan from T Mobil. Using Wi-Fi calling can implemented with one click when setting it...
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    Yah.I.was publishing before PCs.lol

    Yah.I.was publishing before PCs.lol
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    It is open to the world on the internet so I do...

    It is open to the world on the internet so I do not think that will be necessary.
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    Outing myself

    I have been a member of CCC for a number of years. I have chosen to remain mostly anonymous to avoid trolls, hackers, and misguided souls. My clock is winding down and it is time to start emptying my...
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    Sorry about this mess. I am struggling to get...

    Sorry about this mess. I am struggling to get online with my 8" ebook/tablet.. I made corrections in the OP. I am learning.
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    Zooming in Android

    I am in bed laying on my side with an 8" Android tablet. Zooming is giving me fits. When I swipe it sometimes zooms in. When this quad needs to zoom out, I only have one finger or my stylus to put on...
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    Hurting in SC

    I do not know what hit me. I am in bed 24/7 treating a wound on my ischium that
    popped up out of nowhere, along with what seems to be a small stasis ulcer on my ankle. The wound docs are of the...
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    I live in Columbia, SC, which is in the middle of...

    I live in Columbia, SC, which is in the middle of the state. Our house is on top of a hill so flooding is not a concern. Wind can do damage to the electrical grid, but we have a standby generator...
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    Yes, I was surprised to learn that they are...

    Yes, I was surprised to learn that they are carnivores and compete with the vultures for road kill. My doc has advised me to watch for infections for a few days because they may be carrying some...
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    I sleep on my sides. When I get up in the morning...

    I sleep on my sides. When I get up in the morning the arm and hand on the bottom side are noticeably swollen. By bedtime they are the same.
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    I have no idea how one can be prepared for...

    I have no idea how one can be prepared for something like this. I am fortunate to have had a cap on. At least they did not get my balding head. I am always watching where I park outside because of...
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    I assure you that this will not be a...

    I assure you that this will not be a do-it-yourself job done by me.
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    Just a brief note to let you know that I have...

    Just a brief note to let you know that I have pretty much recovered from the bee stings. I just have a few blotches where multiple stings were close together. There are also a couple of sting spots...
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    I have just been told by a neighbor that it is a...

    I have just been told by a neighbor that it is a member of the yellow jacket family: https://www.insectidentification.org/insect-description.asp?identification=Southern-Yellowjacket
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    My terrifying experience

    The humidity was down yesterday so I thought I would do a little yardwork. Wild morning glories are taking over the fence between our backyard and the park behind our house, and they are obstructing...
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    This is the biggest problem that I am having. It...

    This is the biggest problem that I am having. It seems that at age 80 and 63 years post injury, my bowels have very little flexibility.Once I get my unsoluable fiber down to a certain level, it is...
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