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    It works for me. I know because while I was in a...

    It works for me. I know because while I was in a nursing home, they doubled my dosage of docusate sodium to treat my constipation. It didn't help, of course, since the only thing that would was a...
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    I live in NY and I just recently started using...

    I live in NY and I just recently started using Edgepark. Unlike all my previous suppliers, they won't give me a box of disposable gloves. Gotta figure out what that's about. Before them, I used...
  3. Thread: File recovery

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    What exactly did you do with DiskInternals? It's...

    What exactly did you do with DiskInternals? It's unclear from your description.

    Generally, if it was quick formatting and you didn't do much writing on the disk afterward, there might be some...
  4. Thread: passing out

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    Does that affect blood pressure?? I get pretty...

    Does that affect blood pressure??

    I get pretty hypotensive but I've never passed out. That seems scary. I hate the feeling though. I'm around high 80s, low 90s in the morning too. Sitting up for...
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    Disney World/Universal was great cuz it's very...

    Disney World/Universal was great cuz it's very accessible. Went around Halloween and it was very warm during the day but could get pretty chilly at night, to the point I'd be shivering. Had to pack...
  6. Nah, I'd argue many, if not most, disabled folk...

    Nah, I'd argue many, if not most, disabled folk can't be pissed to make the trek to vote, especially when voting centers are not always set up for accessibility. And especially with increasing voter...
  7. Yay, that's good to hear! Both fingers crossed...

    Yay, that's good to hear! Both fingers crossed for you!

    Gosh, that sounds fun. I've always wanted to can jam.
  8. Interesting article! Thanks! Oh, to dream of...

    Interesting article! Thanks!

    Oh, to dream of the day that I can weight-shift and be just as equally uncomfortable as everyone else in the airplane--pffft, what a joke!
  9. Pete, sorry to hear this. I, like many others...

    Pete, sorry to hear this. I, like many others here, relate to the utter shittiness of the situation and the ever looming question--to nursing home or not.

    Like KLD says, if you can get Medicare...
  10. You can always try Uber or Lyft. Select the...

    You can always try Uber or Lyft. Select the wheelchair option in the app. Bet they have a good number of wheelchair vans given FL's elderly population.
  11. Thread: thanksgiving

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    Happy Thanksgiving, all! Likewise, thankful for...

    Happy Thanksgiving, all! Likewise, thankful for this forum and everyone here--it's a little less lonely on this cold, dark rock.
    :beer2:
  12. Thread: Where to start?

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    Hi there! I'm not sure if it's the same thing but...

    Hi there! I'm not sure if it's the same thing but I get similar spasms 2-3 times a year. They only last a few days, aren't painful as far as I can tell as a C4/5, but they're annoying as heck cuz...
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    Crags, sorry to hear about your situation. ...

    Crags, sorry to hear about your situation.

    Wouldn't a turning bed work? The motor doesn't run constantly, no? Only when you need to turn, just like a regular hospital bed with leg/head...
  14. My go-to, online medical supplies store, Allegro...

    My go-to, online medical supplies store, Allegro Medical, doesn't even require that. *shrug*



    Man, I'd like to have that luxury...
  15. They're not necessary. Only if you want insurance...

    They're not necessary. Only if you want insurance to cover it. You can buy all those supplies over the counter.
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    Would Deboreh find this post funny, I wonder.

    Would Deboreh find this post funny, I wonder.
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    What does the overseas one look like, out of...

    What does the overseas one look like, out of curiosity?

    Edit:Never mind, question answered!
  18. Lying on your back only? Or can you lay on your...

    Lying on your back only? Or can you lay on your stomach? Or can you be turned onto your right side?

    Also are you a rightie?
  19. Cloud storage is definitely secure with the big...

    Cloud storage is definitely secure with the big companies, like Google, Microsoft, and Amazon, which the article explicitly names. I'd add Apple to that list as well. As long as you have a good...
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    Thank you so much for all your thoughtful...

    Thank you so much for all your thoughtful replies! :love2:

    baldfatdad, I'd never heard of that store but good to know now. They only had one carrier and it sees to have gotten a lot of negative...
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    Hitch wheelchair carrier safe or not?

    Does anyone have any thoughts or experience with hitch-mounted wheelchair carriers? For example, something like Goplus Wheelchair Carrier Hitch Cargo and MaxxHaul Folding Ramp.

    I have a...
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    My docs used pieces of Medihoney when I had a...

    My docs used pieces of Medihoney when I had a Stage III wound on my bum back in 2012. They used that simultaneously with the wound vac for the first two weeks or so. Then it was just the wound vac...
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    Haha I've definitely not been blessed in that...

    Haha I've definitely not been blessed in that regard. I looked it up and my socially impaired bum is no good for it.




    Titanium and badjefft, that is so awesome, working for NASA! I looked up...
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    Thank you for sharing your experiences! I really...

    Thank you for sharing your experiences! I really enjoy reading them. It gives me some hope and motivation.

    I looked at USAJOBS and Schedule A hiring recently but was discouraged since getting a...
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    Any remote workers?

    Hi! I was wondering if there are any folks here who work remotely or at home and what y'all do. Curious and hoping to get some ideas for myself. I've loafed for 10 years since my injury and now that...
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