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  1. I haven't been up in my wheelchair much since...

    I haven't been up in my wheelchair much since I've had my SPC (back in mid June), but I have at least part of the same problem. Whenever I sleep and I'm laying back even to 40 or 45 degrees barely...
  2. Waiting to treat a UTI. How long is too long?

    By Wednesday I already had bladder spasms that were causing me to pee even though I have a suprapubic catheter (and sometimes throw up and have small bowel accidents at the same time). I knew by that...
  3. That would be my main concern, and the reason why...

    That would be my main concern, and the reason why I'd wait until it was being used a while before I went out and bought one.



    Thanks for sharing that. I think I vaguely remember reading...
  4. Oracing combines carbon fiber and titanium in a new way

    According to Oracing's facebook page, they are now trying out a mixture of carbon and titanium tubing. It's interesting.

    I don't know if I would run out and buy a wheelchair made like this...
  5. Disabled Workers More Likely to Experience Occupational Injury: Study

    I just read an article about a new study that shows workers who are disabled are more likely to be injured than non-disabled workers.

    My first thought was: 'Great... How many people will use this...
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    Have you considered getting an iPod touch. They...

    Have you considered getting an iPod touch. They are a lot cheaper, and you can still use the same apps as you can with the iPhone. The only issues would be if you needed internet service and you...
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    No problem. This link may have something that...

    No problem. This link may have something that can help. It shows a variety of different pill alarms from key fobs to watches.
    http://www.epill.com/alrt.html
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    Do you have an iPhone/Andriod phone that you keep...

    Do you have an iPhone/Andriod phone that you keep with you all the time? If you do, an app to remind you would probably help.

    Here's the best one I've found so far....
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    I tried a Vicair Adjuster...

    I tried a Vicair Adjuster cushion and really liked it, although my knees seemed to want to stay apart no matter how I adjusted it or my footrest.

    I have been using a Vicair Vector cushion for a...
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    When I was living in an accessible apartment the...

    When I was living in an accessible apartment the kitchen counters were a regular height and the cut out under the sink allowed me to position myself under the counter quite a bit. This was great,...
  11. Wow GJ! Thank you so much for all of the info.! ...

    Wow GJ! Thank you so much for all of the info.! When I'm not so tired I'll have a look at all of the links and prepare myself for yet another doctor's appointment.



    You were right. I do have...
  12. I had a stitch that was tied around the catheter...

    I had a stitch that was tied around the catheter and attached to the side of the 'hole' that was created. It was still connected to my skin when I saw my urologist back in June and he pulled it away...
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    Had surgery yesterday. No pain meds in the building today.

    I had surgery yesterday. I'm at a rehab facility. I was just informed that yet again, NONE of my pain meds that I've been taking for over a year (I came here on June 7th of last year) are in the...
  14. :jawdrp: *shudder* I like to keep my insides...

    :jawdrp: *shudder* I like to keep my insides inside thank you very much!
  15. Digital stims tend to give me AD, so I rarely...

    Digital stims tend to give me AD, so I rarely have them done. I usually have a Fleet enema every other night (if nothing or very little happens one night I will do my bp again the next night and...
  16. Suprapubic Catheter 'Stuck' Inside Bladder

    I had my suprapubic catheter surgery on June 4th. It didn't start out well (9 days of not being able to keep food or liquid down due to spasms etc.) and it has been bleeding and oozing green stuff...
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