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    Good post Smokey. 41 years plus and have never...

    Good post Smokey. 41 years plus and have never heard pressure relief explained in understandable physiological terms that way. I’ll be thinking “capillary refill” makes sense.

    I don’t think they...
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    Amazing transformation and accomplishment MRB!

    Amazing transformation and accomplishment MRB!
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    Thanks for the information NL. I am at an age...

    Thanks for the information NL. I am at an age where I plan to get a shingles vaccine. I am hearing too many stories of people getting shingles, spreading to the eyes and other complications.

    Agree...
  4. Thread: Hurting in SC

    by ChesBay
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    Sorry to hear you are having a rough time. I know...

    Sorry to hear you are having a rough time. I know I have slowed down a lot at 41 years post and 66 years old. It's discouraging because it is obvious you have worked hard and smart to stay healthy...
  5. Thread: Books?

    by ChesBay
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    I get audio books from local library. I can...

    I get audio books from local library. I can choose the different apps ( I listen on an iPad) ?Libby? ( play on library) and ?Overdrive? is another that?s easy to use and works well.

    I just go to...
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    LMAO, Been there...

    LMAO, Been there...
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    Blood On the Tracks, Bob Dylan 1975 (I'm old......

    Blood On the Tracks, Bob Dylan 1975 (I'm old... Great tune and "album" )
  8. Agree, don’t want to wear out friendships. I’ve...

    Agree, don’t want to wear out friendships. I’ve been paying neighborhood fellow to do yard / lawn for about 15 years. Also, pay someone to come in and clean and grocery shop. At 41 years post SCI...
  9. Thread: GJ has passed

    by ChesBay
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    Very sorry, will miss his always thoughtful...

    Very sorry, will miss his always thoughtful posts.
    Condolences.
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    Chaz I didn't mean to mislead you. I take mag...

    Chaz I didn't mean to mislead you. I take mag citrate tabs daily to stay regular, every other day, but not as a laxative.

    If you need laxative advice to use instructions by posters above.
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    I've taken magnesium citrate tablets as a vitamin...

    I've taken magnesium citrate tablets as a vitamin supplement on and off for about six years. They aren't as harsh for a full clean out but they do seem to help retain water in the bowel and help keep...
  12. Thread: Supplies help

    by ChesBay
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    After reading several positive recommendations on...

    After reading several positive recommendations on CC a few years back I switched to UTI medical. Very pleased. Excellent people who go out of their way to be helpful.
  13. Thread: leaking ROHO

    by ChesBay
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    Did you put some dish detergent in water? ...

    Did you put some dish detergent in water?
    Sometimes the small holes will give you bubbles on an overinflated cushion.

    As you probably know too, the valve can sometimes be the problem and easy to...
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    Your post made me think of an old memory......

    Your post made me think of an old memory...
    Years ago when my now grown son played in a church run basketball league / team I would give him a quick ride over to practice in the evening. It only...
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    Betadine sounds a little harsh but I have neither...

    Betadine sounds a little harsh but I have neither researched it nor heard of anyone instilling.

    For the past 12-15 years, I have been using: "neomycin/polymyxin b sulfates SOL 40/ML IR", a...
  16. Thread: gardening tool

    by ChesBay
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    The clipper KLD posted looks good. I currently...

    The clipper KLD posted looks good. I currently deadhead and prune my roses by pulling canes toward me with grabber and cutting with a pair of Corona clippers I have had for years. I have been very...
  17. New York Times article on UTI's and antibiotic resistance

    New York Times , Sunday, July 14, 2019


    DEADLY GERMS, LOST CURES

    Urinary Tract Infections Affect Millions. The Cures Are Faltering.

    "As the infections become increasingly resistant to...
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    Sounds good, thanks. I might as well do the...

    Sounds good, thanks.
    I might as well do the hospital.
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    Sounds like a nice vehicle Patrick, enjoy!

    Sounds like a nice vehicle Patrick, enjoy!
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    Did you have your colonoscopy done in a hospital...

    Did you have your colonoscopy done in a hospital or at a clinic type deal w/ colorectal Deadeye?

    I just got a "reminder" from colorectal recently. Last time the anesthesiologist went a...
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    Nice piece, well written and upbeat story.

    Nice piece, well written and upbeat story.
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    Sorry just reread your post in quotes. Should...

    Sorry just reread your post in quotes. Should have read closer. I thought you were seeing signs of improvement after starting after starting antibiotic now I see before. you're call....
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    I do 2 -1 ml ampules, so, 2ml mixed to 1,000 ML...

    I do 2 -1 ml ampules, so, 2ml mixed to 1,000 ML Saline and get 16 days no problems @ 60cc's a dose. I keep it refrigerated.
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    I'd be curious if Medicare covers. I have been...

    I'd be curious if Medicare covers. I have been paying out of pocket for years. About $20.00 for needles on Amazon or health supply. I pay $9.00 for boxes of 25, 60cc Cath Tip syringes. It's worth it...
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    I have been using as a prophylactic / to prevent...

    I have been using as a prophylactic / to prevent for about 10 years. It put an end to recurring UTI's which started becoming a major problem at about 27 years post-injury.

    I have gotten one UTI in...
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