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    Thanks for the feedback and encouragement. As a...

    Thanks for the feedback and encouragement. As a former nurse I recognize my spasms are actually more of a reflexive "feedback loop". Some days are just so hard and they seem more frequent. I...
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    I'm so tired today. I was told this would get...

    I'm so tired today. I was told this would get easier. It's been 4.5 years and every day is harder than the one before. I'm a t3 incomplete. My spasms have gotten so bad I dread going in...
  3. Thread: Being Happy

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    This is an incredible thread. Sometimes I feel...

    This is an incredible thread. Sometimes I feel alone in my struggles. AB people tell me to find something I enjoy. I keep looking but the things I enjoy are denied me because of my body. I have...
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    I have sent an email to Vibra and hope they can...

    I have sent an email to Vibra and hope they can give me some contact info. I used to work for Kindred in Albuquerque. It was a great facility. I learned a lot about wound care and respiratory...
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    how do i meet locals with SCI?

    When i live in Albuquerque after my injury i was in a support group for people with SCI. We mostly just sat around and ate and visited. There was nothing formal about our meetings. It was a great...
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    I get 180 catheters a month through Liberator...

    I get 180 catheters a month through Liberator Medical. I have Medicare. When i ran into financial difficulties they had me fill out an application for a waiver of fees. I was approved and now...
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    This is a subject t where i can make an educated...

    This is a subject t where i can make an educated comment. I worked as a correctional nurse for almost 12 years before my "accident". 5 in Texas and 7 in NM. In Texas work is manditory, the food...
  8. Parked in a handicap space at the mall and had...

    Parked in a handicap space at the mall and had someone park next to me over the hash marks. There was barely room for my chair between ouour vehicles. Mall cops wouldn't even site the other vehicle....
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    I didn't realize there was a special thread for...

    I didn't realize there was a special thread for is. Haven't been here in a couple of years. I am an incomplete To from surgery 4 years ago to remove scar tissue from a surgery in '83. I haven't...
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    I have a Ki Tsunami. I can't compare it to...

    I have a Ki Tsunami. I can't compare it to anything because my last chair was a '83 Quadra folding. I can give my opinion.

    The construction is very good and the chair is quite stiff. It roll...
  11. Thread: Am I weak?

    by 2timer
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    Thank you for all the words of encouragement. I...

    Thank you for all the words of encouragement. I guess I just need a place to vent when life seems overwhelming.
  12. Thread: Am I weak?

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    Thank you for all the words of encouragement. I...

    Thank you for all the words of encouragement. I was paralyzed for the first time when I was 19 and made a 95% recovery. Many times i complained about the difficulties I carried from the first time....
  13. Thread: Am I weak?

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    Am I weak?

    It has been 5 months since the event that left me a T5 para. I am still having a hard time adjusting to this lifestyle. For the past 15 years I have doe patient care and been an LPN for the last 10...
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