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    Disabled Explorers

    This guy is awesome. I would love to be doing this for those who can't get around as well as I can.

    http://gizmodo.com/5515478/disabled-explorers-in-the-worlds-most-badass-short-bus
  2. I agree with all of you about the parking and AB...

    I agree with all of you about the parking and AB people using the HC stalls, but it's when people try to "help" me after I have made it clear I do not need help that bugs me the most - if I need help...
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    For some reason I saw the title "Abilities Expo"...

    For some reason I saw the title "Abilities Expo" and got a mental picture of the public toilets with all of the urinals and stalls empty; and a line of guys in wheelchairs waiting for the one HC...
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    Just a quick update - I talked with my doctor,...

    Just a quick update - I talked with my doctor, and he recommended that I wait until after my travels to have the procedure done. He said that the recovery time is 7-10 days of as much bedrest as...
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    Thank you to all the nurses for your advice. I...

    Thank you to all the nurses for your advice. I am thinking that I need to plan this out far more carefully than I first thought. It seems the recovery is more intense than I planned. XSFXSF has a...
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    PPH Surgery, any experiences?

    Hi all, ever since my injury 2-1/2 yrs ago (L1 ASIA A), I have been suffering the bane of hemorrhoids and some bleeding with my BP. I finally went to a Colo-rectal surgeon for some back-door...
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    Poll: Sell my chair for scrap and....

    Sell my chair for scrap and....
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    Thank you for setting me straight Dr Young. The...

    Thank you for setting me straight Dr Young. The instance you mentioned of Dick Bunge and the 20yo spinal cord gave me the push to go extra hard at the gym today to keep what I do have from going to...
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    I had been told that although we now know that...

    I had been told that although we now know that axon self-repair and growth is possible the problem with SCI is that the scar tissue that develops from the injury blocks any new growth. I talked with...
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    Wheelchair fight to the death

    Here is the link with a picture of what a wheelchair may look like:

    http://gothamist.com/2009/12/20/fatal_fight_between_men_in_wheelcha.php

    Don't we all have better things to get angry over? ...
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    The Revenge of Arthur Guinness

    In the days of yore back when I was AB, a pint or three of Guinness with my friends was a welcome way to celebrate any occasion we could think of. Oh, how my memories have faded since then! For...
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    Did wonders for me. I would not worry about...

    Did wonders for me. I would not worry about having a student do it - most likely they will be more scared of you than you are of them! I don't know your function, but having your feet and legs done...
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    Auto horn mod

    The first time I tried to honk my car horn while driving using hand controls, I almost caused an accident by having to take my right hand off the wheel while braking with my left. I bought a...
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    Originally Posted by Foolish Old...

    Originally Posted by Foolish Old http://sci.rutgers.edu/forum/images/buttons/viewpost.gif


    "What happened to you?"
    "What do you mean?"
    "Why are you in a wheelchair?"
    "I'm not...
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    Sorry, that should be www.exmed.net /need more...

    Sorry, that should be www.exmed.net

    /need more coffee, stat!
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    If you don't want the hassle of re-plumbing the...

    If you don't want the hassle of re-plumbing the shower head, you can get a cheap handheld shower nozzle that fits on the tub filler spout. I have seen these at WalMart and Walgreens for less than...
  17. Wow USCMolly talk about Deja-vu all over again! ...

    Wow USCMolly talk about Deja-vu all over again! I was also in a plane crash in July 2007 with an L1 Burst fracture - I was 43 at the time. Also walk short distances with forearm crutches and...
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    I just got back from the canyon last month, you...

    I just got back from the canyon last month, you will have a great time! I stayed at the Holiday Inn Tusayan and the HC room was modern and nice - big bathroom, roll-in shower and lots of access. ...
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    Funny this should be my first post... But this...

    Funny this should be my first post... But this is a problem that I actually put a lot of thought into (I'm an engineer, can't help overdesigning). I modified a small WalMart backpack to clip onto...
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