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  1. Thread: iWatch

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    iWatch

    Just wondering if anyone has any experience with an iWatch, I believe it's called. Just saw one yesterday. Seems like it would be good for calling for help if needed, in addition to other...
  2. Thread: Hurting in SC

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    Sorry to hear! We're in our 70s and recently...

    Sorry to hear! We're in our 70s and recently dealing with wound. Wondering how they are treating wound and what "stage" it's in. My husband's was stage 3 and was treated with medical honey. It...
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    Had cdiff twice due to antibiotics for medical...

    Had cdiff twice due to antibiotics for medical issues. The first attack was 10 years ago after hospitalization for pneumonia and several antibiotics to treat it. That cdiff lasted almost 5 months...
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    I would not be focusing on transfers, but on...

    I would not be focusing on transfers, but on contacting family/friends ASAP for a care team for after surgery. It seems you will want personal care at home or go to a rehab center. I can't imagine...
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    I had one years ago and loved it, especially the...

    I had one years ago and loved it, especially the lean steering. That's a fantastic price you are asking. I'm just sayin'.
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    Just wondering if a biopsy was done to determine...

    Just wondering if a biopsy was done to determine surgery is needed. Also, how big is the "mass". I guess I'm saying has doctor told you enough information so you can be more comfortable about the...
  7. We've had lots of helpers over the years. On...

    We've had lots of helpers over the years. On occasion had to "ghost" one or two. We've had two cleaning ladies for 10 years who come biweekly, but are totally willing to add other chores like window...
  8. Thread: GJ has passed

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    Thank you for sharing this at a very difficult...

    Thank you for sharing this at a very difficult time. So sorry to hear of your loss.
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    If you go with a van there seems to be a market...

    If you go with a van there seems to be a market for used mini vans with the equipment already in them. You might want to google this (handicapped adapted van, disability van adaptations, etc. just...
  10. My review is on Facebook site The Heumann...

    My review is on Facebook site The Heumann Perspective - it's located under "posts". Don't think anyone's found it though.
  11. Thread: gardening tool

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    I used the Corona tool yesterday and really got...

    I used the Corona tool yesterday and really got carried away. After deadheading in my new garden I moved on to a maroon colored hedge that had big green leaves growing in the middle.....off they...
  12. Thread: gardening tool

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    Got the Corona clipper tool yesterday from...

    Got the Corona clipper tool yesterday from Amazon. Have not tried it yet but it looks like it will work. When not in use you can lock the blade shut, using a little lever on the handle. It's light...
  13. Hope you do. I'm pages away from finishing it...

    Hope you do. I'm pages away from finishing it and an old friend has asked me to do a review for an online site. May try it.
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    Yes. We are a two wheeler couple and during our...

    Yes. We are a two wheeler couple and during our handcycling years would lock one chair outside to bumper, then place 2nd empty chair on our full size van lift and catapult the chair into the van. ...
  15. It's on Amazon. When I looked for it a couple of...

    It's on Amazon. When I looked for it a couple of weeks ago it was on pre-order, for $5 discount, as it was only days away from publication. This is a book that should definitely be ordered by a...
  16. A memoir by a woman paralyzed by Polio - lets it all hang out!

    I'm halfway through this book, Such a Pretty Girl by Nadina LaSpina (alert - there are a couple of other books with this title), and wish I could be in a discussion group of disabled women as it's...
  17. Thread: gardening tool

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    Thanks so much for the suggestions! The one...

    Thanks so much for the suggestions!
    The one KLD posted may work for me. I watched the video at the amazon site showing garden care and noticed a lightweight, flexible garden bucket that looks...
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    Loved your comments. That you were even asked to...

    Loved your comments. That you were even asked to be a pallbearer is amazing and thoughtful - as well as your cousin's son's behavior.
  19. Thread: gardening tool

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    gardening tool

    Recently had a small perennial garden put in. The landscaper put in about 7 plants and said they will thrive better if I trim any spent flowers/leaves. If I could figure out how to put a photo here...
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    I know you asked about getting wound care...

    I know you asked about getting wound care supplies - just wondering if your son is a wheelchair user who is able to get out to see another doctor at a clinic or office?
    Also, it's my understanding...
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    Just an update: I tried about 8 or 10 different...

    Just an update: I tried about 8 or 10 different devices for urinating while in wheelchair but was totally unable to get into position to safely use them. Some of them required a "catch" bottle,...
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    Sorry, don't remember what amount Medicare...

    Sorry, don't remember what amount Medicare covered. Sounds like you have some solutions and great that it's working out.
  23. I did that on several pair of jeans and used the...

    I did that on several pair of jeans and used the pockets daily - I placed the pockets on the side of my pants below the knee - hardly noticeable and very reachable if you are right-handed. It seems...
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    It seems a someone could easily do what's in that...

    It seems a someone could easily do what's in that video and you'd be more comfortable - one shirt that you could try first. A place that does alterations might be less expensive than a tailor of...
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    Would you consider re-thinking the power bed...

    Would you consider re-thinking the power bed ("hospital bed") idea? Your shoulders are getting a major workout with some of the methods suggested for transferring. I'm someone who was paralyzed 70...
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