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    Peco catheters no more...

    In case anyone else, like me, uses(d) Peco catheters, they are exiting the catheter market. This is a bummer because they worked great and were inexpensive, guess they priced too low or couldn't get...
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    I had a "session" of 5-6 Uti's right in a row,...

    I had a "session" of 5-6 Uti's right in a row, finish the antibiotic(sourced by C&S), and boom it would be right back. Long story short, I had an infected kidney stone that wasn't getting cleared by...
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    Patrick, have you rolled into a 10" drop van?...

    Patrick, have you rolled into a 10" drop van? Remember the ramp angle is going to be considerably worse, a couple degrees makes a big difference.

    But if you're finally getting what you wanted in...
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    I go to UTSW for almost all my Docs. It's a bit...

    I go to UTSW for almost all my Docs. It's a bit of a drive, I'm NE of Dallas a bit, but it is nice that they have all my records available for all the Docs. And believe me, I have been in a lot of...
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    gjnl - oh I know, that was just more of a jest...

    gjnl - oh I know, that was just more of a jest post, about being out. Learning that that type of device exists at all was the benefit of your post.

    crags - thanks for the good write-up, definitely...
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    gjnl - No, hadn't seen those before, could be...

    gjnl - No, hadn't seen those before, could be interesting, thanks. The middle 2 links showed out of stock, don't know if that means they are popular or going the way of the wind.

    crags - Amazing...
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    Tetracyclone - yes I do. I wear the thin pullup...

    Tetracyclone - yes I do. I wear the thin pullup Depends(Costco monster box), no way I can feel safe enough to go out and about w/o a safety net. I'm experimenting with these new little "Mens pads"...
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    gjnl - yeah your mindset is spot on of where my...

    gjnl - yeah your mindset is spot on of where my head has been at for a few years now, that I am *always* having a running clock in my head of "when do I need to cath?" Since urine output is not...
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    Considering bladder augmentation

    I'm coming up on 16yrs post, and my bladder has been on a constant volume decline, seems like it loses a quarter every few years. I'm sure it's more linear, but I tend not to notice until the loss is...
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    Bummer on the no memory, yeah you would have to...

    Bummer on the no memory, yeah you would have to tweak all the settings every time, maybe you can develop some muscle memory to remember the flow. :)

    I can believe the Infloor "eats up" some of...
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    thanks Fuente, yeah the OEM stuff is handy. ...

    thanks Fuente, yeah the OEM stuff is handy.

    Patrick, it was an out of state shop that delivered my van and said no. I will be taking it to the local shop for the airbag light and will definitely...
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    I'm on my 2nd Braun foldout minivan. Overall have...

    I'm on my 2nd Braun foldout minivan. Overall have been very satisfied with it. The 1st, a 2005 T&C, had a ramp rattle after a couple years, it did bug me but couldn't find a fix for it. My 2nd is a...
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    No, only had the one surgery. Since my wound was...

    No, only had the one surgery. Since my wound was open to the bone, after the mri showed osteo, my Wound Doc took this tool and jabbed and retrieved a piece of bone off my butt, they then...
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    Yes, they scraped some bone off, no big piece...

    Yes, they scraped some bone off, no big piece they said, just the surface stuff that looked bad. It was done during my flap surgery and was not informed that there was any different surgeon there,...
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    My last mapping was done by guys from National...

    My last mapping was done by guys from National Seating & Mobility when I was in flap rehab. The Rep that did the mapping is in a chair but I forget his name. The Rep I worked with that arranged it is...
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    Hey Aspen, I just replied in your other thread...

    Hey Aspen, I just replied in your other thread before I saw this. :) I have had a couple of flaps now, :( , the one with osteo was a few years ago now.

    As for how things are going, I am always...
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    I had a 4 with osteo, I had a port put in and we...

    I had a 4 with osteo, I had a port put in and we did daily IV by using these pressurized little "rubber balls" that had the correct amount of antibiotic in them. Took about 1/2 hour for it to finish...
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    I'm on my 2nd Braun minivan, the first was a 2005...

    I'm on my 2nd Braun minivan, the first was a 2005 T&C, served me for 12 years and still going strong. Except the kneeling system broke and was gonna be big bucks, decided to upgrade. Got a 2016...
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    Whenever antibiotics are needed now, I make them...

    Whenever antibiotics are needed now, I make them do 10 day at least, but most my Docs are sci knowledgeable so they usually do it as a matter of course.
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    I don't remember if I ordered from...

    I don't remember if I ordered from Discountramps.com or not, but here's a couple types I used.

    For our patio door it's about a 2" drop and I just went with a shorty ramp, it's a kinda steep angle...
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    Me too Gearhead, drives my wife nuts, she is a...

    Me too Gearhead, drives my wife nuts, she is a true foodie and an outstanding cook. I still get to enjoy her great meals, I am just never hungry, which kinda degrades the experience, used to enjoy...
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    Just going/went thru this. Had a scrape on the...

    Just going/went thru this. Had a scrape on the top of my knee, tiny little thing, no biggie it'll heal...

    Well it didn't, just stayed open and kept leaking into my pants, and redness developed,...
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    Gotcha, I misread a bit about the measurements....

    Gotcha, I misread a bit about the measurements. From what I know, you do *not* want the skin to close over a tunnel. When this started with mine, the Doc debrieded(sp?) the wound open again, it...
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    Sounds to me like the Doc missed the tunnel on...

    Sounds to me like the Doc missed the tunnel on that last measurement, don't think there's anyway for things to heal up that quickly. If you've been trying to heal this for a year, think it's time to...
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    That thing does look like it would be friendly,...

    That thing does look like it would be friendly, and would be great if airports had one, but man I can't imagine wanting to travel/pack one with me.

    Sorry, but your title made me remember this and...
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