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  1. Sounds like a great organization that's helping...

    Sounds like a great organization that's helping you!
    Handcycle: If you can use one it may help you build arm strength to the best it can be. In addition it's great aerobic exercise, building up...
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    The only methods I've used are leaning on knees...

    The only methods I've used are leaning on knees and going down backwards very slowly, and also I have used on my driveway - zig-zaging, which I think skiiers call 'tacking'? That works best for me -...
  3. Thanks for sharing your set-up. Sounds like you...

    Thanks for sharing your set-up. Sounds like you are a pro at survival equipment and have done this before. As for the osteosarcoma.......there's another quest itself. Hope you can stay in touch and...
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    Something like 'Mobility Devices', 'Mobility...

    Something like 'Mobility Devices', 'Mobility Scooters and Wheelchairs', so signage does not rule out scooters.
    P.S. I see many folks use 'van accessible' spots who do not have a van; they do have a...
  5. Recommend you consider this Part 1 of your Quest...

    Recommend you consider this Part 1 of your Quest and stop ASAP, so you can still be around to start Part 2.

    Many interesting issues about this: What are your sleeping arrangements; how do you...
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    This would be a lot of fun for someone. Several...

    This would be a lot of fun for someone. Several years ago hubby and I were traveling to Wisconsin to look at an RV very much like this one; we were stopped by a massive snowstorm and had to turn...
  7. I know you can work it out! Sounds like a...

    I know you can work it out! Sounds like a fantastic trip.
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    Thank you, Kulea, for your comments about...

    Thank you, Kulea, for your comments about pressure mapping. So many comments on CC regarding seating/cushion issues. I feel not enough is being done on this important topic in the field of...
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    This should never happen! Don't frames have...

    This should never happen!
    Don't frames have "lifetime" warranty?
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    Sorry, this is not regarding your post to sell...

    Sorry, this is not regarding your post to sell smart drive. Just wanted to comment that I was also unable to use one - the early model required grabbing the push rims to stop. Also didn't go in...
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    Thanks for the info and sharing your situation. ...

    Thanks for the info and sharing your situation. Heard that Amazon is apparently considering distribution centers near some major cities, so it's nice to know how they have treated you. I'm a...
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    Congratulations! Would you mind explaining what...

    Congratulations! Would you mind explaining what the position is? Might help others determine if they wish to apply for a job with Amazon.
    Glad to hear it's working out and that your employer is...
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    Yes! and will add that the person interviewing...

    Yes! and will add that the person interviewing you should be well aware of issues in hiring a person with a disability. If you have time you can prepare by Googling Americans with Disability Act...
  14. Thread: Photography

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    Love your photos, especially the old buildings,...

    Love your photos, especially the old buildings, etc. !
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    Photography hobbyist for decades, old SLR and SLR...

    Photography hobbyist for decades, old SLR and SLR Digital. Now elderly, weak para, so I don't have same issues as you, but will add that I switched from my Nikon Digital with 2 lenses (got way too...
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    On our Braun lift there are 4 controllers: one...

    On our Braun lift there are 4 controllers: one at dashboard, one on lift itself, one on a tether hooked at the side of the lift inside the van, and outside magnet controls at rear of van. Just...
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    As a retired VR counselor I suggest you set up an...

    As a retired VR counselor I suggest you set up an in-person meeting ASAP with your counselor, your counselor's supervisor, and (hopefully) a support person of your own choosing - friend, relative,...
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    Have not removed the anti-tilt and don't plan to....

    Have not removed the anti-tilt and don't plan to. Just feel safer with it.
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    Thanks very much for the photos. I'm sorry I...

    Thanks very much for the photos. I'm sorry I can't help with the technical issues, but I have a couple of comments.
    You mentioned you are using the FreeWheel when pushing outdoors, but I can't...
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    Recently sent a donation to Portlight Strategies...

    Recently sent a donation to Portlight Strategies after learning they provide assistance to disabled persons in situations like hurricane. I believe there's an 800 number if someone needs to register...
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    It might help some of the tech folks here, if you...

    It might help some of the tech folks here, if you provided some measurements of the chair. Perhaps you can get the order form or tech sheet for the chair to get this information. A photo would be...
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    Very interesting issue you have brought up. I...

    Very interesting issue you have brought up. I know SSDI is based on the level of employment income you had for certain number of "quarters" at time of application. For example someone with 7 years...
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    I'm no mechanic and others here can better help...

    I'm no mechanic and others here can better help you, but I'd check the "center of gravity" of your new chair. That is, the placement of the rear axle in relation to the front wheels. I'm assuming...
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    Nice video! Got my zx1 about 4 years ago and...

    Nice video! Got my zx1 about 4 years ago and love it. My shoulders are pretty wasted after decades of Polio paralysis. The "lightbulb" moment for me 3 years ago was when hubby (T10 para) and I...
  25. Thread: Valium

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    Glad to hear you take precautions, knowing that...

    Glad to hear you take precautions, knowing that pain like that can turn to ugly thoughts. The photo you display shows a wonderful moment, and hope your family is supportive of your issues.
    Just...
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