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    Nice to see a 'mainstream' company buying into...

    Nice to see a 'mainstream' company buying into accessible options. I remember meeting Srin at the Abilities Expo in San Jose last year and thinking that it was an interesting business. Nice guy.
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    I'm also in northern California and I personally...

    I'm also in northern California and I personally prefer layers - usually wear a base layer from late fall through early spring, fleece sweatshirts and jackets work well whenever it gets cool outside....
  3. It's important to give yourself some time to...

    It's important to give yourself some time to build up your strength and stamina, and listen to your body. It's been five years since you've had workouts, so it'll take time. This video might help -...
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    I bought this tray...

    I bought this tray from Amazon about two years ago and use it almost every day. It's light, the size is perfect, and it's easy to balance things on the tray since you have a pillow under the tray. ...
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    I have the Menox controls. With mine, you...

    I have the Menox controls. With mine, you definitely need to have a decent amount of grip.
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    We had a great trip to the LA area this summer...

    We had a great trip to the LA area this summer with two teenage sons. Spent a couple of days at Universal Studios Hollywood and we did the Warner Brothers studio tour. Both were very accommodating...
  7. Thread: bed/mattress

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    Sleep number. It's great.

    Sleep number. It's great.
  8. Thread: Photography

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    Terrific shots. I'm a hobbyist. Prior to my...

    Terrific shots. I'm a hobbyist. Prior to my injury I'd used a DSLR with some heavy (nice) lenses. Now in the process of switching over to lighter mirrorless equipment (panasonic micro four...
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    It all depends what you watch, and how much you...

    It all depends what you watch, and how much you watch TV. If it's possible to check out the TVs at a store - side by side - that's the best bet. I'd also suggest you watch the promos from your...
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    I use this one as well. Very easy to use - easy...

    I use this one as well. Very easy to use - easy to get in and out of the car. Repeat the advice of others though, you still need to do weight shifts.
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    (In response to Crappler post #14 - I forgot to...

    (In response to Crappler post #14 - I forgot to include quote)

    There's no stretch to the bag, but I'm able to fit cath supplies + spare tube + CO2 cartridge, and there's still a bit of space in...
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    I recently picked up a Timbuk2 Classic Messenger...

    I recently picked up a Timbuk2 Classic Messenger Bag. I have foldable push handles, so I just hang the messenger bag over the posts. I'm sure you could get someone to create a simple way to hang...
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    Yep - I have that one.

    Yep - I have that one.
  14. I was in ICU/rehab at Santa Clara Valley Med back...

    I was in ICU/rehab at Santa Clara Valley Med back in 2014. The doctors and therapists were great. Please feel free to PM me if you have specific questions. Good luck with your decision.
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    There was a very good article about temperature...

    There was a very good article about temperature control recently published in New Mobility Magazine. Very well done.
  16. Doctors With Disabilities: Why They're Important

    Very good article in the New York Times a couple of days ago.
    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/11/upshot/doctors-with-disabilities-why-theyre-important.html?_r=0
  17. Keep up the contact with him. The mail, emails,...

    Keep up the contact with him. The mail, emails, and visits from friends while I was in the hospital meant a lot to me. I'll never forget receiving a handmade card from a colleague as I was being...
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    I use natural fit handrims, but without the thumb...

    I use natural fit handrims, but without the thumb surface. I find this combination works well for me. I find that bike gloves with pittards leather palms work well (specialized have some nice...
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    Thanks SCI-Nurse. A good reminder to pull the...

    Thanks SCI-Nurse. A good reminder to pull the card out of my wallet and read it again. And again.
  20. Great suggestion. Try contacting Greg Milano at...

    Great suggestion. Try contacting Greg Milano at BORP. I wouldn't be surprised if he seconds John's recommendation of the Force 3. You should also put some thought into how you'll get people from...
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    In our neighborhood many people use a social...

    In our neighborhood many people use a social networking site called Nextdoor, which provides the ability to engage with verified neighbors online. In our area the site is often used for people to...
  22. Thread: Car Shopping

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    I have a Mazda5 with an Adapt Solutions XL-Board...

    I have a Mazda5 with an Adapt Solutions XL-Board and a Speedy-Lift. I ditched the hand bar on the XL board to make transfers faster (actually, it broke and the company that installed the board never...
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    I have a Nuprodx chair (300Tx). It's a great...

    I have a Nuprodx chair (300Tx). It's a great chair, well built. I did work with the company to customize it a bit, which I felt was a great feature. You can basically pick and choose some...
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    NSM in Campbell, CA. Jeff has been great to work...

    NSM in Campbell, CA. Jeff has been great to work with. (In reply to NW-Will - for some reason the quote function didn't work)
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    I ordered solid tires on my first (current) chair...

    I ordered solid tires on my first (current) chair and swapped them out for Marathon's. I found the solid tires provided a rather rough ride on pavement (you mention you're looking for something that...
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