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    Well... success! I had my 13 year old son help...

    Well... success! I had my 13 year old son help me swap the batteries in the lift and it's working now. Thanks for the help!
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    Ok thanks guys. I will start with the batteries...

    Ok thanks guys. I will start with the batteries and go from there. I looked around online and it doesn't look like they're too terribly expensive, so that's good. My basement is finished with a lot...
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    It runs on battery when it's not parked on the...

    It runs on battery when it's not parked on the end of the rail. It only charges when it's on an end. It was sluggish the last couple times I used it, and now it's not even able to make it up the...
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    Bruno stair lift issue

    My bruno stair lift is having issues and I'm trying to determine what the problem is. The battery appears to be mostly dead and not charging even though it's at the end of the rail (where it would...
  5. Thread: ADI products

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    I don't know about the backrest, but I have ADI...

    I don't know about the backrest, but I have ADI Disc Brakes (the variable lever ones) and I love them. This is the 2nd chair I've had them on and they've been great! Way better than the scissor...
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    My main concern is stretching the sphyncter that...

    My main concern is stretching the sphyncter that holds the urine in the bladder. I don't want to end up leaking because I've stretched it out. I've had bladder botox and don't leak between caths, and...
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    What the heck?! Why isn't it like wire? That's...

    What the heck?! Why isn't it like wire? That's what I was thinking it was. Ok so I need to look at 16 and/or 18 fr. So with that cleared up, are there any risks or complications that come with...
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    Trying a larger gauge catheter?

    I currently use 14Fr catheters and have used them since being injured. What are the dangers/risks of trying a 12Fr? Or maybe even a 10? I was thinking the larger size might cut down my cath time. ...
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    If you've been getting a lot of UTIs, I recommend...

    If you've been getting a lot of UTIs, I recommend going on D-Mannose to help keep them away. I was hospitalized several times within my first year of being injured due to UTIs. I was then put on a...
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    TiLite wheelchairs

    I currently have a Quickie Q7 and it's about 5 years old. I just saw my rehab doc on Thursday and he thought it was reasonable that I get a new wheelchair. I'll be getting one with ADI disc brakes...
  11. Thread: UTI's

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    In my first year of injury, I was hospitalized 5...

    In my first year of injury, I was hospitalized 5 times for UTIs - all within the first year. I went septic with one of them and almost died. My urologist put me on trimethoprim (antibiotic) and...
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    I've taken it out of my pill minder and today...

    I've taken it out of my pill minder and today will be the first day without the acidophilus. I'm pretty sure I originally started on it soon after my injury (5 years ago) because I was on a daily...
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    I stopped taking enablex because I've had bladder...

    I stopped taking enablex because I've had bladder botox and my doc said I could stop it. I used to be on enablex and Ditropan, but stopped the ditropan some time ago. I don't take any fiber or...
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    Acidophilus problems?

    Does anyone take acidophilus and have issues with... Like a bloated/full feeling and "wet farts"? I've recently stopped taking Enablex and have had bowel issues since stopping. I thought at first...
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    An iPhone can be a hands free phone with the...

    An iPhone can be a hands free phone with the feature "hey Siri". You just say "hey Siri" and then a command, and it'll do it. The standard use requires it to be plugged into a power source to listen...
  16. Thread: Juice Fast

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    It's not "bullshit drinks". It's fresh produce...

    It's not "bullshit drinks". It's fresh produce run through a juicer. And it's not a permanent thing. It's been two weeks now, and I'll probably go a while longer. When I come off the fast, I'll...
  17. Thread: Juice Fast

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    Got a whole bunch of kale in this one that I just...

    Got a whole bunch of kale in this one that I just made:
    http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a66/nayr80/C8E5BE41-3E1D-45D7-B5A4-F44D881D88FD_zpsl7y0tlee.jpg
  18. Thread: Juice Fast

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    That is a good point about the protein. I was...

    That is a good point about the protein. I was adding either kale or spinach to all my juices for the added protein. I did just look up the protein content of those and found that I should probably...
  19. Thread: Juice Fast

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    Juice Fast

    Has anyone else ever done a juice fast? A couple weeks ago (on Black Friday), my wife asked me if I would want to do a juice fast. I guess "want" is a strong word, but I could stand to lose a...
  20. Thread: Weighing yourself

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    Ohh thanks for that idea - I think I will try to...

    Ohh thanks for that idea - I think I will try to do something like that. I don't want to have to go outside my home just to weigh myself. I really don't care THAT much, but I am curious. I'm...
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    Weighing yourself

    Is there any way I can weigh myself without getting an expensive roll-on platform scale? I'm trying to find a way to weigh myself at home. I've got an idea of something I could rig up in the...
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    Annoying health insurance company

    So apparently, my insurance company decided that paralyzed life is too easy. I used to take Enablex in the AM and Ditropan in the PM. I have had bladder Botox and tried stopping both the Enablex...
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    Ha yeah I've got an unused one of those in my...

    Ha yeah I've got an unused one of those in my closet too!
  24. Get a cone! I can park wherever. People usually...

    Get a cone! I can park wherever. People usually don't mess with a cone. It looks official I guess. If there aren't any handicap parking spaces available, I make my own:
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  25. Interestingly enough, I decided to just put some...

    Interestingly enough, I decided to just put some double-sided adhesive tape on it to hold it up. I bought some heavy duty 3M stuff, pulled the panel away from the van enough to get in there and...
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