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    Hi all! No workout today but that's rare. I've...

    Hi all! No workout today but that's rare. I've been doing more yoga and pilates lately and using light weights. I've regained normal flexibility on two yoga poses but it's taken a dern long time....
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    I enjoyed the photos, Steve! The sequence of the...

    I enjoyed the photos, Steve! The sequence of the storm was very cool and also your camp in the palm trees. I'm amazed at some of the fish you caught. I don't even know what they are ... but those...
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    I uploaded the photos as attachments and they...

    I uploaded the photos as attachments and they magically appeared in the post. I had to adjust the size before uploading so they wouldn't be too ginormous.

    I will certainly go back to the...
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    Hiked the 1-mile floating boardwalk trail in the...

    Hiked the 1-mile floating boardwalk trail in the Horicon marsh. In another month, this whole area will be filled with migrating birds, all manner of ducks, geese, pelicans. This was an interesting...
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    Hi All, just checking in. I'm glad you're all out...

    Hi All, just checking in. I'm glad you're all out triking, biking, kayaking, racing.... I love to read about your adventures. I've been kayaking some but daily life is my major fitness. I'm between...
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    An hour on the treadmill today. Worked with hand...

    An hour on the treadmill today. Worked with hand and leg weights yesterday and think I overdid a bit. Hip is complainin' tonight...but I'm not. :)
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    Spent most of Friday on my feet, cooking...

    Spent most of Friday on my feet, cooking (traditional Caesar salad with homemade dressing, croutons, breaded chicken fingers...then biscotti). Followed this with 45 mins of yoga and realized I can do...
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    I have no photos but did 45 minutes of yoga...

    I have no photos but did 45 minutes of yoga yesterday and 45 mins on the treadmill today. Hit a milestone today. Was able to get up off the floor, into a standing position without holding on to...
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    Hung out laundry yesterday. Okay, wouldn't even...

    Hung out laundry yesterday. Okay, wouldn't even register in most people's book but required three trips to the basement, then hauling a heavy bag of laundry upstairs, getting the laundry line hung...
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    Nice addition, Revis! If it helps you enjoy the...

    Nice addition, Revis! If it helps you enjoy the ride, I'm all for it. We need to quit comparing ourselves to ABs or to how we used to be. It's about enjoying life and any way you gotta do that is...
  11. I don't have the same condition as you. My SCI...

    I don't have the same condition as you. My SCI aas a result of trauma to the L1 and L5. One aspect of your post caused me to respond and that was your IBS/bowel troubles. I was lucky to recover bowel...
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    Ugh...that must have been a hard realization,...

    Ugh...that must have been a hard realization, Katja. The one comparison that makes me feel good is that I'm fitter than half of my friends. Even with my gimpiness, I can outdistance couch potatoes....
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    56 minutes on the treadmill with 3.5 incline and...

    56 minutes on the treadmill with 3.5 incline and high speed of 1.8 mph. Why not an additional 4 mins for a full hour? Yeah...well....

    My speed has increased to where I can almost run from a...
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    I'm just catching up on things here and saw this...

    I'm just catching up on things here and saw this thread. I'm SO glad that you have a good diagnosis. Yikes, that's scary stuff. What makes me really mad is all the crap you had to deal with along the...
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    I'm just catching up on Brian. He is amazing. I...

    I'm just catching up on Brian. He is amazing. I don't know many ABs that could pull off what he does and we all know the incredible challenges of SCI. Whenever I feel like whining, I think of him and...
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    Sorry you're not feeling well, Revis. Yes, I...

    Sorry you're not feeling well, Revis. Yes, I notice the same. When sick, everything is weirder than usual. Part of the fun of SCI, I guess. Sometimes, all it takes is to move my leg a certain way or...
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    Hi all, Happy New Year! Thanks for all the posts...

    Hi all, Happy New Year! Thanks for all the posts and photos. It's great to read about you're up to. Flying, good advice on the flu. People are dropping like bowling pins around here and down for...
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    FPF, thank you a million times over for posting...

    FPF, thank you a million times over for posting the articles. I feel as if I know Melanie. She is so rawly honest about the emotional and physical realities of her condition. I hope for her, despair...
  19. Thread: succesuful quads

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    Meg Johnson, motivational speaker and author....

    Meg Johnson, motivational speaker and author. She's been a quad for about 10 years, after falling off a cliff. Since then, she's married, had a baby and has quite an online presence. She has a bunch...
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    My dad doesn't have SCI but he swears that tonic...

    My dad doesn't have SCI but he swears that tonic water relieves his night leg cramps. He has a glass of it every other day.
  21. Thread: 49 years today

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    What a great story you have! I wish you many more...

    What a great story you have! I wish you many more happy years together.
  22. Thread: Probiotics

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    YES! I've found that artificial sweeteners are a...

    YES! I've found that artificial sweeteners are a bugger. A half stick of sugar free gum and I'm off kilter for a week. Not worth the stomache aches.
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    I used Floragen when originally injured but...

    I used Floragen when originally injured but stopped when I was off medications. Later, I started using the Walgreens version of Align. I was having dietary problems at the time. The probiotic messed...
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    MFlounlacker, you've been on my mind so much...

    MFlounlacker, you've been on my mind so much since I heard of your second accident. Revis shared your blog site with me and I'll be keeping up with your progress. No doubt, you will have progress...
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    Hi all, thanks for all the great pics and reports...

    Hi all, thanks for all the great pics and reports of your adventures! Katja, good going! Your time is something to be proud of.

    We've had really cold temps and snow the last couple of days....
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