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    I also saw death, it didn't scare me. I would...

    I also saw death, it didn't scare me. I would choose life since I have a wonderful support system and everything I would ever want.
    MJ
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    Another spasm

    I haven't posted online for some time, I'm a para and have been one for over 10 years. I'm on a fairly new drug for bladder spasms called Sanctura which I take twice a day before meals. My...
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    Select Comfort mattress

    I am a para (T11,T12) I have slept on a select comfort since my accident in 1998 and I love it. We moved into our new house a year ago, we purchased a select comfort adjustable air bed... I love...
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    Since my injury 7 years ago I've only had a...

    Since my injury 7 years ago I've only had a Select Comfort mattress... an adjustable air mattress. Since we have moved to our new home we now have a Select Comfort adjustable head and foot...
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    Antibiotics

    Andrea,

    I too had a similar problem.... about a month ago I was rushed to the ER with a temp and a remarkable decrease in my BP.. they thought I had a blockage in my cathether, what it turned out...
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    Clipper, Since you have had an indwelling...

    Clipper,
    Since you have had an indwelling catheter for 15 years, have you ever had the catheter come out including the balloon? I have had an indwelling catheter for 5 years and just recently my...
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    I can only see him the way he was in Somewhere in...

    I can only see him the way he was in Somewhere in Time, that movie was my favorite. He was determined to walk and now he will be able to. It's funny in one of his interviews they asked him if he ever...
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    I had a hystorectomy(sp) many years ago, so I've...

    I had a hystorectomy(sp) many years ago, so I've already gone through menopause years ago. I am seriously about having a Mitrofanoff procedure.
    I'm currently taking 4mg of Detrol LA, the previous...
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    Question about indwelling catheter

    I have had a constant problem and no one seems to know what is wrong. I'm a T11,T12 para and have been in my wheelchair for 6 years. I have a indwelling foley catheter which I have change every 3 to...
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    Chelle, I'm still having problems with my...

    Chelle,

    I'm still having problems with my voice, although my husband tells me he likes me not being able to yell! LOL..
    My accident was almost 6 years ago and I was intubated 3 times, my true...
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    Question about my powerchair

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    My Quickie P222 stopping abruptly and the control lights on the joystick started to blink.... Would like to know if...
  12. Cheryl is a good friend of ours... she use to be...

    Cheryl is a good friend of ours... she use to be a broadcaster in the Tampa Bay area. Good story.

    MJ
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    Interesting news out of Miami

    Here is a web link to an article on advancements in spinal cord research being done in Miami.... very promising
    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/5050657/
    MJ
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    I order all of my unrinary supplies from Sportaid...

    I order all of my unrinary supplies from Sportaid online... I have used them for over 4 years, they have excellent turn around time when you place an order. The owner of the company is also in a...
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    I also have an indwelling catheter and I use the...

    I also have an indwelling catheter and I use the Rochester built-in antibacterial agent, Release-NF catheter which helps with my UTI infections.. I still have bladder spasms off and on. The catheters...
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    I have had the same type of spasms, I tested...

    I have had the same type of spasms, I tested positive for a bladder infection. The strange thing is that I had such a large spasm it caused my indwelling catheter to come out.I was quite surprised......
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    I'm 56 year old T11,T12 post 6 years from a car...

    I'm 56 year old T11,T12 post 6 years from a car accident.

    MJ
  18. Thread: pressure sore

    by mjhopper
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    Poll: Several months ago I had a pressure sore on my...

    Several months ago I had a pressure sore on my foot that would not heal, I did use Regranex which by the way is $500 dollars for a tube and has a short shelf life... fortunate for me my insurance...
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    What's funny is during my recovery from my...

    What's funny is during my recovery from my accident I lost all of my hair on my legs, I also experienced some hair loss on my head while in the hospital. I have very thick hair so it was no big deal....
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    Dreams of walking

    How many SCI's have had dreams of walking? I am constantly dreaming that I am walking or I'm in a wheelchair and realize I'm able to stand for a short time and walk with a walker. I also dream that...
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    I post now and then but I really enjoy reading...

    I post now and then but I really enjoy reading the messages, since joining this board I've learned alot.. A few times I've been able to post a reply. I'm almost 6 year (June 19) post accident, I...
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    I'm a T11 T12 SCI. my accident was 5 years ago, I...

    I'm a T11 T12 SCI. my accident was 5 years ago, I was hit from behind and my seatback fail projecting into the backseat breaking my back. I don't think I'll every walk again, I'm paralzyed from the...
  23. Thread: Beds

    by mjhopper
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    I also have a Select Comfort bed and love it.....

    I also have a Select Comfort bed and love it.. I'm 5 year post injury.. we plan to purchase another Select Comfort bed with the hospital type bed so I can sit up and watch tv.
    I wouldn't have any...
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    We just purchased a new Dodge Grand Caravan...

    We just purchased a new Dodge Grand Caravan Rampvan from MITS... they also sell used vans and the great thing is they ship anywhere in the US... We had them sell our old van which just sold this...
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    Deb, I have been a para T11,T12 for 5 years and...

    Deb,
    I have been a para T11,T12 for 5 years and I also get the abdominal cramps and my Dr. told me that the cramps were because of my condition and that I don't stand or walk which normal people do...
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