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    I understand your situation exactly. My husband...

    I understand your situation exactly. My husband was injured 3 years age, C5. I work as a nurse full-time. We have six children, most of them teenagers. I get down very often. There just isn't...
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    Sticky: Maja, like everyone else has said, you have to...

    Maja, like everyone else has said, you have to hang in there. I remember saying those same exact words just a little over 2 years ago. Things do get better. I still have bad days when I wonder how...
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    AS others have already said, There was never any...

    AS others have already said, There was never any option but to stay. I love my husband more now than before his injury. He is everything to me. I couldn't imagine one day without him.

    I hope...
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    Saddad, I was just reading the previous posts. ...

    Saddad, I was just reading the previous posts. I'm sorry that this has happened to your wife and family. My husband was injured 2 years ago, c5-c6, incomplete. He is still attending therapy and is...
  5. Thread: New At This

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    Shelley, If you have any questions or just need...

    Shelley, If you have any questions or just need to vent, you have found a great place to come to. My husband is a c5/c6 quad. It will be 2 years in Sept. Sorry you are going through this, but you...
  6. I feel the same as Kate. I never left Joe while...

    I feel the same as Kate. I never left Joe while he was in the hospital. He couldn't even push a call button or call out if he needed help. I am a nurse, I know what would have happened had I not...
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    Bruce, I just saw your walking video, awesome!!!...

    Bruce, I just saw your walking video, awesome!!! Congratulations! BTW, do you have problems with tone and spasms when you walk?

    On Saturday Joe attended his second session at Next Steps and...
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    The cost is much more reasonable than Project...

    The cost is much more reasonable than Project Walk. I had checked out Project Walk a year ago for Joe. But it was just way out of my price range besides being so far away. Joe went for the first...
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    Sandy, There are many times I hate the way Joe's...

    Sandy, There are many times I hate the way Joe's SCI has changed our lives. But, I have never stopped loving him. I admire him, his courage and determination more every day. He is the most...
  10. Thread: PCA'S

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    I am so sorry to hear about this. It is extremely...

    I am so sorry to hear about this. It is extremely difficult to find someone. I've been a nurse for 20 years and have done home care on the side for 10. CNA and PCA are so poorly paid that finding...
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    I'll never get used to people saying stupid...

    I'll never get used to people saying stupid things to me. I have learned over the past two years though, to speak my mind. When people are hurtful to me I let them know. I used to just listen and...
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    JJ, hang in there. Remember to give your muscles...

    JJ, hang in there. Remember to give your muscles recovery time in between therapies. After Joe went last week, he could hardly functin the next day. I had a heck of a time doing his range of...
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    Sorry you had to read this twice. Thought I had...

    Sorry you had to read this twice. Thought I had replied last night, but then didn't see it, so of course I replied again. Guess it's been a long week. Sorry
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    IT is probably my biggest fear, We don't have a...

    IT is probably my biggest fear, We don't have a lot of family support, and the kids are still too young. I've made sure that I have enough life insurance so that he will never be in a nursing home....
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    My email is staceyw0417@hotmail.com. Thanks for...

    My email is staceyw0417@hotmail.com. Thanks for the help.
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    My husband is 6'4 and got down to 130lbs after...

    My husband is 6'4 and got down to 130lbs after his injury. IT was horrible and very frightening. He also would deny depression, but that's exactly what it was. I don't recommend this, but I was...
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    My husband tells me that the fact that I never...

    My husband tells me that the fact that I never left him alone is what helped him. He was in ICU for 3 weeks and I never left. HE said it made him feel safe and loved, and gave him the strength to...
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    It's probably my biggest fear. I also have three...

    It's probably my biggest fear. I also have three young children. We haven't had a lot of family support since Joe's accident, so I couldn't count on them. I'm a nurse and in our area, I wouldn't...
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    Next steps in Chicago

    Hi, I was wondering if anyone has more information about this facility. My husband, Joe, is c5/c6 inc almost 2 years post. He can walk with a walker. His PT doesn't know what else to do with him. ...
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    Kate, being a nurse, I agree. Most doctors are...

    Kate, being a nurse, I agree. Most doctors are really poor at bowel problems. For the last twenty years I have been dealing with them. Poor Joe, if anything goes awry bowel-wise, nurse Stacey...
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    Sticky: Marmalady, you gave me an awesome idea. We have...

    Marmalady, you gave me an awesome idea. We have a back room that just has the kids' junk and the computer. Today I began cleaning it out. I'm going to turn it into my quilting room. I have been...
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    You are all so great, I really miss this place. ...

    You are all so great, I really miss this place. I guess what I need to do is talk to Joe about how he feels about me soing things he can no longer do. I feel like I tiptoe areound so much trying...
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    Espousal, I feel so much guilt whenever I think...

    Espousal, I feel so much guilt whenever I think about doing something that Joe can no longer do. I would love to start running again, but I don't know if I could do it. We used to do that together,...
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    I agree with Soulmate, I need a vacation! Some...

    I agree with Soulmate, I need a vacation! Some place alone and warm, lots of sunshine, no doctors, no fighting with insurance companies and no teenage kids! It's been 18 months since Joe's...
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    Dear God, I wish I had seen that one too! Makes...

    Dear God, I wish I had seen that one too! Makes me tired just thinking about it! I can barely handle the three kids that I have....
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