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    Poll: No. It's just a figure of common speech. The...

    No. It's just a figure of common speech. The couple of posts back in this thread are right, when people use these terms it shows them to be less focused on your disability. ''Go for a roll'' around...
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    I wish I had joined this site at the time this...

    I wish I had joined this site at the time this thread was posted as I saw the movie and couldn't believe it.

    I have never seen a movie more condescending and Ill-informed about disability, only...
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    Nope. Mine has only gotten worse. The only thing...

    Nope. Mine has only gotten worse. The only thing I can do is reduce my calories (and I'm far from fat) and wear a binder to make it less noticeable. A lot of it is simply atrophy and deformity -...
  4. LOL Very few people are going to call you a...

    LOL Very few people are going to call you a "cripple" to your face in today's society. I have never encountered it. The worst thing is being infantilized though. I'd rather be called "cripple" a...
  5. Thread: suicide

    by perfectpurple
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    James we have a lot in common, and I am very...

    James we have a lot in common, and I am very skeptical about psychiatry as well for informed and experienced reason. I went through the whole psychiatry process after SCI (as an adult) and even...
  6. Thread: suicide

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    As an Apparelyzed refugee - and a formerly...

    As an Apparelyzed refugee - and a formerly suicidal one at that - I'll give my opinion on this. I have a high cervical injury (C4- no vent though, thank God), about more than a year after the injury...
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    Aww shoot. I had a feeling it disappeared. I...

    Aww shoot. I had a feeling it disappeared. I hadn't logged in there since mid 2015 and decided to try to visit the site today but nothing showed up in google search. So I guess this is the only...
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