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    Everybody...Thank you for all the replies and...

    Everybody...Thank you for all the replies and advice, the best being to just go away. I am going away whether he likes it or not. I got to thinking while reading all the responses if I am indeed an...
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    I'm going crazy!!

    And I feel like I need a break. I thought I'd ask other caregivers how often they take time for themselves. I'm not talking about sitting and watching tv. How often do you actually get to get away? ...
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    I also a couple years ago bought a Canon Rebel...

    I also a couple years ago bought a Canon Rebel camera (not digital) which I was very happy with. Then my husband bought me the digital Rebel this last Christmas. :applaud:

    I'm thinking of selling...
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    Ebay is great...

    but you have to be careful that you don't get screwed paying ridiculously high shipping rates. Yesterday I won a hardcover book i've been looking for for 1 cent. That's right...one centavo plus...
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    Thanks for the help...

    Ron is clearly much better today (via phone) and I will be going down to see him tomorrow. We live 2 hrs. from rehab and the hospital where he had his surgery 2 weeks ago.

    Bob - I am hoping...
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    ?? about spasm meds...husband having trouble

    My husband (T8,9,10 complete) is 13 mos. post injury. In the last two mos. his spasms have increased dramatically. To the point where at times they literally throw him backwards in his chair. ...
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    Journal, journal, journal...

    Hi Misty...
    When my husband was injured one year ago, I journaled from the first day and not only about my feelings but about the tests he had and when he had them, surgery days, funny things he...
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    Hi topdog...my husband is going in on May 5th for...

    Hi topdog...my husband is going in on May 5th for a pressure sore flap closure. He has had it since July 2005. It has been a stage 4 since then and even though it is getting smaller, we were told...
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    Atascadero...just north of San Luis Obispo. My...

    Atascadero...just north of San Luis Obispo. My son goes to Sac State and lives in the dorms. My husband is 1 yr post injury as of yesterday (Easter) and is a T 9 complete. How did your husband get...
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    Poll: My husband became a T8,9,10 complete after...

    My husband became a T8,9,10 complete after falling 16 feet from an extension ladder he was on to cut a branch off a tree in our backyard. The tree doesn't even belong to us; he was trying to make it...
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    Hi Shelley, I am sorry you had to find this...

    Hi Shelley,
    I am sorry you had to find this site, but it is a great source of info. It has answered many of my questions. My husband is almost 1 year post (4-16-05) and spent 8 months in the...
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    SCI Mom, thank you...

    for giving me a little hope in this very daunting situation. My husband is a T8,9,10 complete and 11 months post. He spent 8 months in the hospital and rehab (due to many complications) and so has...
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    tug24: Thanks for the offer to try...let me know...

    tug24: Thanks for the offer to try...let me know how it works out. My husband is a complete so he won't be walking unfortunately. Does the passenger seat adjust?
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    How tall are you who drive the Pontiac Vibe? ...

    How tall are you who drive the Pontiac Vibe? That is one we haven't tried yet. My husband is 6-2 and 185# and the best one we have found yet is the Nissan Altima (the newer ones). But I'm thinking...
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    Thanks everyone for your advice and info on how...

    Thanks everyone for your advice and info on how you deal with stuff. I have gotten things all organized and in order. :) It has helped me to read not only of the caregivers side of things, but also...
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    Thanks for the help tips

    Thank you for the help and the encouraging words. I sometimes feel like we've taken so many backward steps that I wonder if we'll ever catch up. It looks like organization is the key and I like the...
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    I'm new here

    Hi everyone...I'm new here too although I have been poking around for a while and getting a feel for what all is here not only for my husband (T8,9,10 complete as of 4-16-05...he fell 16 feet from a...
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