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    Today walked 1/2 mile with shopping cart. ...

    Today walked 1/2 mile with shopping cart. Sometimes I need to stop and stand for 30 seconds. The cart helps me stand up straighter when I walk and I am more stable. Sometimes I go to Costco and...
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    Sticky: Made a homemade treadmill exercise. Got an engine...

    Made a homemade treadmill exercise. Got an engine puller, borrowed from a buddy. Bought treadmill harness online just like at my rehab place I went to. Works great. Up to 2 mph so far. I'm C3/C4...
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    Sticky: 54666 Trying to upload this photo. Testing.

    54666 Trying to upload this photo. Testing.
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    Swimming has been great for me. Started with...

    Swimming has been great for me. Started with being put into pool with hoyer - had no idea where my feet were (floating in back of me). Took 3-4 people with me practicing walking in pool - wore...
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    Monday 4/29/13

    60 minutes lifting weights at gym on machines
    practicing walking with a shopping cart 1000 feet
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    Ada - cannery pier hotel

    Found a great ADA hotel in Astoria, Oregon. Highly recommend it. Corner one bedroom suite with large balcony. Hotel sits 600 feet on piers into the Columbia River, with huge container ships going by...
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    Got a oversized twin hospital bed with HL, feet...

    Got a oversized twin hospital bed with HL, feet head up down. Caregivers use hl a lot..great back saver. Soon to transition to queen bed with electric underneath for head and feet. Not sure if will...
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    Sticky: Also walk with walker - would love to get to the...

    Also walk with walker - would love to get to the cane mode in future. That'd be awesome. Walk about 30 minutes or more per day. Someone follows me in my powerchair in case I need to rest.
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    Sticky: C3/C4 incomplete 10 months out. I use a...

    C3/C4 incomplete 10 months out. I use a treadmill with a harness for safety (used to carry some of my weight) along with an engine puller (cherry picker) out in my garage. Works fantastic. Added...
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    Protein Pumpkin Pancakes

    Protein Pumpkin Pancakes -
    1 scoop protein powder (I use MaxMuscle Chocolate powder)
    1/2 c pumpkin (not pie filling)
    1/2 t. cinnamon
    1/2 t. baking powder
    2 egg whites
    1/2 c. oats
    1/2 c. water...
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    Awesome truck. Way to go. It encourages me as I...

    Awesome truck. Way to go. It encourages me as I am only 5 months in & have a GMC Sierra....thanks for helping me dream.
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    Also we used about 6" wide stair tread from...

    Also we used about 6" wide stair tread from Grainger that is waterproof so no one slips in the shower. It comes in clear.
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    We put in a stainless steel floor that sits on...

    We put in a stainless steel floor that sits on knobs underneath with a ramp that goes into the shower (which normally has a 5" tile step over). The ramp and stainless steel can be removed anytime. ...
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    I know this isn't in the "yummy" category of...

    I know this isn't in the "yummy" category of most, but I've started making protein pumpkin pancakes and they are fantastic. Give you energy, no sluggish feel like after regular pancakes, and even...
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    Sticky: I will begin strength training as well in a...

    I will begin strength training as well in a couple of weeks. There are soft wrist straps (Hollingger?) with hooks on them so I do not have to have full function of my hands to get back in the gym. ...
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    Sticky: Kittyshrine - WOW - great recovery and so...

    Kittyshrine - WOW - great recovery and so quickly! Mine is C3C4 Incomplete. I cannot feel my legs, but can walk with a walker now - 5 months in. I also do E Stim, treadmill gait walking w/harness,...
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