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  1. Thread: FTP app

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    On Mac I use Transmit.

    On Mac I use Transmit.
  2. Thread: Memory problems

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    Memory problems

    I'm losing my ability to remember names. Sometimes I can't remember the names of actors or authors whom I've known and been a fan of for decades. I was doing today's Times crossword, for instance,...
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    KLD if you are reading this: Is there any...

    KLD if you are reading this:

    Is there any physical justification for someone like me (T3) with full arm and shoulder strength to (a) have trouble with the transfer and (b) have so much trouble...
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    Do you find the chair jiggles and moves? I have...

    Do you find the chair jiggles and moves? I have tilt/recline as well, but it's not nearly as stable as a dentist's chair, not even close. I could handle a hygienist maybe but I would be very worried...
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    transferring to dental chair

    Does anyone else have difficulty transferring from the wheelchair to a dentist's chair? Every year it seems harder and harder for me to do, at this point I'm worried about the safety.

    The problem...
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    Poll: I agree with you. I thought the game was...

    I agree with you. I thought the game was fascinating. It all kind of built up to the Patriots switching their offensive scheme in the fourth quarter for that final drive. Edelman is impressive to...
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    I use grocery delivery a lot, something called...

    I use grocery delivery a lot, something called Instacart. It's good, but expensive and the people doing the shopping make mistakes sometimes. I also use food delivery services like UberEats and...
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    I wish they'd bring back the Permobil Street :-(

    I wish they'd bring back the Permobil Street :-(
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    Whenever I've tried to leave the hospital early,...

    Whenever I've tried to leave the hospital early, they've threatened me that Medicare might not cover the stay at all if I did leave early. I don't know if it's a real threat, I never called their...
  10. Good luck on the Medicare situation. I haven't...

    Good luck on the Medicare situation. I haven't used Medicare to fund a wheelchair for me in at least 10 years, although they funded a power chair for me (partly) back in 2003 if I remember right. I...
  11. No, the Supracor takes a day to dry out after a...

    No, the Supracor takes a day to dry out after a shower.

    I use two Supracors, one for the shower and one for normal use, and swap them out. Maybe Oddity's idea in the previous message of punching...
  12. That's a very interesting idea. I use a...

    That's a very interesting idea.

    I use a Supracor Classic for showering, but I didn't punch holes in it. I do some weight shifts after the shower to try and get as much of the water as I can out,...
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    This is definitely very different from talking...

    This is definitely very different from talking books, and doesn't fit the needs of some people, but I thought I'd mention anyway, I've enjoyed the Kindle audible books sometimes. It's an audiobook...
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    I have the same experience with Tempurpedic. It's...

    I have the same experience with Tempurpedic. It's great for the first year, then it starts to get soft. They will replace under warranty. I start with the firmest Tempurpedic available. I think the...
  15. I use sterile catheterization and have had very...

    I use sterile catheterization and have had very few UTIs. Fewer than before I started a strict regimen.

    It seems to me that if sterile catheters are preventative of infections in a hospital...
  16. Thread: Smart blinds

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    I just have one set of remote controlled blinds....

    I just have one set of remote controlled blinds. It's a button to control it rather than an app. I actually don't use it that much, less than I thought I would. But it's nice to have, I wish I had it...
  17. Thread: Leakage

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    KLD - Yes, I am using intermittent cath. It...

    KLD -
    Yes, I am using intermittent cath.

    It looks like these guards are intended to be used with briefs or boxers.

    Is there some kind of special brief/diaper I can just use, so only put on...
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    This is a bit off-topic but one of my concerns...

    This is a bit off-topic but one of my concerns with closed system catheters is that I sometimes have volumes over 1000cc, occasionally up to 1500ccs. I know it's not ideal but sometimes it happens. A...
  19. Thread: Leakage

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    Leakage

    When I sit up for a while or do a weight shift sitting up (I lift myself from my arms) I have been getting urinary leakage. In the past I've typically only had this with a UTI, which I am sure I...
  20. I don't know if this will work in your situation,...

    I don't know if this will work in your situation, but if you do use a strap, I recommend the Bodypoint universal elastic strap, http://www.bodypoint.com/ecommerce/product/sp11/universal-elastic-strap...
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    That's absolutely true.

    That's absolutely true.
  22. Thread: Warfarin???

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    I was on Warfarin for about a year after a DVT,...

    I was on Warfarin for about a year after a DVT, leg. I didn't like it because of all the bleeding not to mention the hassle of tests. I lost a lot of blood in a bowel program incident on it, had to...
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    That sounds really interesting. My concern here...

    That sounds really interesting. My concern here would be validating the software to make sure it is bug-free. A bug in tablet software controlling the seat could be dangerous. I use a tablet all the...
  24. I agree with that but for those of us used to RWD...

    I agree with that but for those of us used to RWD it's tough to use Permobil since they discontinued the Street and their RWD chair hasn't been updated in many years, if they still sell it. I've been...
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    liminal illnesses

    I'm a para living alone. When I'm healthy, I have no problems with independence. I can do all transfers and manage things easily.

    When I'm very sick, I'm in a hospital. Not much I can do about...
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