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  1. Thank you. That's a lot of good information. I...

    Thank you. That's a lot of good information. I will look for those things.
  2. I am worried that between washing before using...

    I am worried that between washing before using the ECC, the adhesive, the remover and washing with alcohol, the skin will dry out. I guess experience will teach me. Taking the ECC off without warm...
  3. I looked at some of the reviews for the Goo-Gone...

    I looked at some of the reviews for the Goo-Gone and people did not have good things to say. Thank you for the tip on the ConvaTec. Sometimes disability moves a bit to the background and other...
  4. Thank you for the warm wash cloth advice. That...

    Thank you for the warm wash cloth advice. That may do the trick. I couldn't figure out what to do. I looked at Smith and Nephew and it does say it has alcohol. I also found Goo-Gone medical...
  5. I haven't been using anything to help remove the...

    I haven't been using anything to help remove the adhesive and it's stuck pretty solidly to the skin. Very uncomfortable. I wasn't told anything about skin prep or condom removal. I wish I had. ...
  6. No skin prep. I was given catheters but not told...

    No skin prep. I was given catheters but not told about skin prep. What is it and does it help removing the condom?
  7. Advice for removing Conveen Optima condom cath

    I started using Conveen condom catheters but I'm having trouble. Very difficult and uncomfortable to remove condom after. I followed instructions and video but the adhesive is holding so tightly it...
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  9. Those are some good ideas I need to think about. ...

    Those are some good ideas I need to think about. I don't know the perfect solution, working towards something that just makes it easier.
  10. Here's what I came up with

    I took three photos, I hope they are viewable. I figured out how to use a Rockwell stand I already had. I used a ratcheting tie-down to keep the chair on top. The head on the stand will rotate 360...
  11. Thanks for the suggestions. I like the idea of...

    Thanks for the suggestions. I like the idea of using my old chair while I work on my current one but it's in storage and I don't have the room to keep it built inside my place -too much stuff...
  12. Bicycle repair stand for working on chair?

    Does anyone know about using a bicycle repair stand to hold your chair while you work on it? It's so bloody hard for me to do maintenance and repairs on my chair while sitting on the floor. I am...
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    Glad to hear you don't stay in because of the...

    Glad to hear you don't stay in because of the weather. That's encouraging. Scary you have to worry about keeping moving. AB folks have no idea of the stuff we deal with just to do something...
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    Interesting idea. I don't know how well they...

    Interesting idea. I don't know how well they would stay on of if they would make a big difference but I am thinking the moment you came inside with wet tires and hard floors the cabel ties would...
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    Interesting to hear the tread style doesn't make...

    Interesting to hear the tread style doesn't make much difference. Thanks for the tip about curb ramps.
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    Thanks. What about carrying the extra pair after...

    Thanks. What about carrying the extra pair after they are wet?
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    Thanks :-)

    Thanks :-)
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    I had a Smartdrive which I ran for a few years. I...

    I had a Smartdrive which I ran for a few years. I don't use it anymore. The new version is self-starting but mine was miserable getting it to engage. Got stuck in intersections many many times. ...
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    Good tip, thank you. Must be hard on our hands...

    Good tip, thank you. Must be hard on our hands though. I've tried pushing through sand it was incredibly hard, made it a few feet doing wheelies. The cold and loss of traction in snow, wow, maybe...
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    Tis is really good to know. I was wondering about...

    Tis is really good to know. I was wondering about how I would grip my pushrims and I didn't think about different kinds of snow. I have Schwalbe Rightruns, I think they won't have traction in snow. ...
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    Wow, that is frightening. I never thought about...

    Wow, that is frightening. I never thought about losing traction or declines. I just thought about trying to push through the stuff. Thank you for telling me. Clever about the gloves. We figure out...
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    Any advice on pushing in snow?

    I have never used a chair in snow and I don't know what to expect. Can anyone tell me what it's like and give some tips on how to do it?

    Thank you
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    I've had to revise my number scale many times...

    I've had to revise my number scale many times because the doctors and nurses always ask the question and it's not really answerable when they say "10" is the worst pain you've ever felt. According...
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    I've been doing plenty of exercise. PT wants me...

    I've been doing plenty of exercise. PT wants me to do less and I have been. Definitely helps with pain.
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    It's interesting you mention showering because so...

    It's interesting you mention showering because so many times I have noticed I felt so much better after a shower. Maybe it is focusing the mind elsewhere. From all I have learned about pain, it is...
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