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    Hickey partially paralyzes woman

    I know this is bad but....

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    updated 1/21/2011 4:25:28 AM ET 2011-01-21T09:25:28

    A woman was partially paralyzed from a hickey that caused her to have a small stroke, the New Zealand...
  2. Thanks for all of the comments everyone. I do...

    Thanks for all of the comments everyone. I do know that when I was in the nursing home, I didn't have access to the internet so didn't know that Carecure and/or other organizations were out there. It...
  3. How to help those with SCI in patient/nursing homes?

    Hi everyone. I'm looking for some advice.

    A few weeks ago, I was reading an article today on Yahoo about a man in the MidWest who has a sci and is in a nursing home. Of course he's the only...
  4. Can empathsize

    Last year when we got 6 ft of snow in two days, I made my bf dig out the car and drive me 2 blocks to the Safeway, although he had just gone a few hours before to load up on stuff.

    LOL, just the...
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    Travel to DC/VA

    What are is your family in? Do you want to stay in DC and do touristy stuff? What price point? Are you planning on driving or using Metro?
    BTW- Metro is very accessible to get around town. If you...
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    Agree. The subways are iffy. Since you want to...

    Agree. The subways are iffy. Since you want to probably do touristy things, stay close to Times Square area.
    There are curb cuts everywhere and most people were really friendly when we went up for...
  7. Thread: Ampyra (4ap)

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    I have mine compounded at a pharmacy in Baltimore...

    I have mine compounded at a pharmacy in Baltimore that ships for free.
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    Buses and Trains

    Yes, I mean public transportation. Subway was terrible but the public buses were great. Since neither my bf nor I speak or read french we did ask people and they were very helpful.

    For those who...
  9. Thread: Scuba Diving

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    Scuba

    Took a class last week and LOVED it!
    It's possible!!!!!
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    Montreal

    Went over the 4th and loved it! Train is NOT accesible but the buses were great. We stayed at the Holiday Inn off Reme Levec st. Elevators. REALLY big room.

    Curb cuts in the downtown area. I...
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    Tahiti in a chair...Maybe

    Hi there,

    I'm a 35yo single female who went to Tahiti a few years ago alone. I can walk with crutches but for travel I use a motorized scooter.

    If you are planning on going into town things...
  12. Thread: should I do this?

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    Depo not a good thing. I was on it for over 10 years.

    I was on Depo for a little more than 10 years pre and post SCI. I had been warned about the bone thinning when I first started and even volunteered to be in a study to examine bone loss pre sci. Even...
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    HELP! Anyone know how accesible Prague is?

    So my bf and I are dying to go to Prague! However I'm concerned about being able to move around in my wheelchair. Does anyone have any experience with traveling there? I read that public...
  14. Ahhh.... Bummer. So since I'm on a NYC resident,...

    Ahhh.... Bummer. So since I'm on a NYC resident, I have to pay. I looked at the link but it doesn't do me any good.
    That's stupid.
    Come to MD/VA/DC with your placards. You can park for free for 4...
  15. Question about parking at meters in NYC with a h/c placard

    Anyone know if I can park in NYC with a h/c placard without paying meter? What are the rules? If I can park without paying, how long?

    I should note that my h/c placard is from Maryland and I am...
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    Travel in NYC Subways?

    Hi all,

    Hopingto get some advice. I'll be traveling to NYC for Thanksgiving to do the tourtisty thing. Was hoping to get to the city, park my car and use the subway system to get around.

    Was...
  17. Kennedy Krieger Insitute @ Hopkins

    Dr Cristina Sadowsky is an excellent SCI doc.
  18. Another parking thread, but need some legal advice/thoughts for Virginia ADA

    I'm currently renting a condo in VA. The building was built about 10 years ago and converted from apartments to condos about 4 years ago. There are four buildings, and each building has 40 condos in...
  19. Ask a stupid question, get a stupid answer. *Warning, this is not PG*

    People can be so insensitive at times. I can't tell you how many people have walked up to me and said things like "So what's wrong with you?"
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    Going to Maui. What should I do while I'm there?

    Going for two weeks next week. Anyone have any fun ideas?
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    Sticky: Knock, knock. Can I come in too? I'm all girl,...

    Knock, knock. Can I come in too? I'm all girl, all the time :) lol
  22. Thread: beautiful

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    I feel too self conscious about my afo to wear...

    I feel too self conscious about my afo to wear shorts, dresses and skirts. People stare. I shouldn't really care, but *sigh* I do, especially because the majority then go on to ask "What's wrong with...
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    The price of gas and getting to work

    I'm just going to rant a little. I know there are worse things in the world and I should be grateful for my health, having a job etc but. . .

    I live about 50 miles round trip from work. I drive a...
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    What to do with leftover sealed meds?

    Someone somewhere has to have a thought on this. . . I had surgery three weeks ago and have two weeks of Lovenox left. They're all sealed and brand new.

    Now that I don't need to bo on the shots...
  25. Thread: So screwed tonight

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    Bethany, Wish you were closer. Have what you...

    Bethany,

    Wish you were closer. Have what you need in abundance from the surgery I had a few weeks ago. Seems all the surgeon wanted to do was keep me drugged up.

    Heehee. You guys should see the...
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