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    Hee hee hee.... You are absolutely right. He...

    Hee hee hee....

    You are absolutely right. He did mean it as a sort of compliment. I used it as a teachable moment, and let him down... nicely.

    He was waaaaaayyy too young for me anyway. :D...
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    This is too good not to post. It happened to me...

    This is too good not to post. It happened to me today, in the Sprint store...

    You know you're PWD when....

    While in the process of hitting on you, a nice young man utters the phrase...
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    Thanks for the link, John!

    Thanks for the link, John!
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    True that.

    True that.
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    Hoping someone replies, as I'm thinking about...

    Hoping someone replies, as I'm thinking about buying one. The Emotion wheels just aren't giving my arms and hands the break that they desprately need. I think the problem you describe is pretty...
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    I had an SI block last month, and much of my...

    I had an SI block last month, and much of my lumbar back pain due to my crazy gait pattern is gone. I still have some soreness when walking, but nothing like it was. This is the first thing that has...
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    You know you're PWD when.... ... small talk...

    You know you're PWD when....

    ... small talk with stangers always involves the phrase "Can I ask you a personal question?"

    ...Your pants have more grease stains than a mechanic's, and more...
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    I have both a Zoid and an Evolution. I love my...

    I have both a Zoid and an Evolution. I love my Zoid, but I love the Evolution even more. It is the most comfortable cushion I've had (I have full-sensation) in my 23 years of pushing. It requires no...
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    You know you're PWD when... Your shirt cuffs...

    You know you're PWD when...

    Your shirt cuffs wear out before your shoes.

    You have more calouses on your hands than your feet.

    You can "talk shop" about back pain, wheelchairs and pissing...
  10. Thread: Washer/Dryer

    by NJenn
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    Washer/Dryer

    I'm on the hunt for a new apartment, and having a heck of a time finding a place with no stairs, washer/dryer on site (or hook up), close parking, and (most importantly) affordable.

    I've stumbled...
  11. NNNNNIIIIICCCCCCEEEEE.... so much for that Honda...

    NNNNNIIIIICCCCCCEEEEE.... so much for that Honda Fit, eh? And here I thought I might have a fellow clown car driver in my midst:D ! Seriously, though, it's a beautiful car. Good luck getting the...
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    I've been looking at trading in my Focus wagon...

    I've been looking at trading in my Focus wagon for one of these or for a Toyota Yaris hatchback. My bike and chair fit in the Yaris, too, with the passenger seat down. Check it out if you haven't...
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    I moved from Michigan to Massachusetts about a...

    I moved from Michigan to Massachusetts about a year and a half ago, completely alone, for a job. I agree with the previous poster who said everyone should make one drastic move in their life.
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  14. Ann Arbor, MI

    There's got to be somewhere in Toledo closer than this, but just in case anyone else is iterested as well....

    An hour north of Toledo in Ann Arbor, MI is a brand new YMCA with an SCI Fit, w/c...
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    I had frog legs with 4" soft rolls on my ZRA. I...

    I had frog legs with 4" soft rolls on my ZRA. I had a lot of rolling resistance with that setup. I found it tiring to push on the industrial carpet at work. I switched out the soft rolls with...
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    Cell phones, laptops, iPods, and all of the other...

    Cell phones, laptops, iPods, and all of the other gadgets we can't live without have Lithium Ion batteries, and we take them on planes all the time.

    Good question posed by the original poster. ...
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    I've been on the hunt for a pillow that's just...

    I've been on the hunt for a pillow that's just the right "consistency" to put under my waist. Regular pillows are too soft/flat, and my soft foam roll is a little too much. The hunt continues... ...
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    My concern exactly Addiesue. ITB can be...

    My concern exactly Addiesue. ITB can be wonderful for folks like me with cerebral palsy when it works, and a nightmare when it doesn't. I'm tiny too--4'11ish, 90 lbs. Not so sure what that pump...
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    Prone laying TREATS this type of contracture?...

    Prone laying TREATS this type of contracture? That's good news. I was under the impression that the only real treatment for contracture is surgical release, botox, or maybe ITB. My hip flexors are...
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    You don't have to tell me this; I'm a...

    You don't have to tell me this; I'm a Medicare/Medicaid policy researcher. I know what the markups look like. I've been using a chair for over 20 years. While wanting to cost Medicare less (and thus...
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    Cap'n! This is the first I've heard of your...

    Cap'n! This is the first I've heard of your surgery. Ok buddy, heal quickly and get your butt back here, ok?

    I'll be thinking about you!

    Nicki
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    As far as I know, the ZRA isn't a...

    As far as I know, the ZRA isn't a Medicare-covered chair. It doesn't matter who you go through. If you are going though Medicare you can only go though their DME providers. Why do you want to go...
  23. Thread: Chair ordering

    by NJenn
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    Ditto sportaid. There's nothing that could go...

    Ditto sportaid. There's nothing that could go wrong with that chair that folks on this board can't help you with. Well not anything that you'd live though, anyway :D

    Screw that DME.
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    Awww.. thanks guys! It was a quiet one this...

    Awww.. thanks guys! It was a quiet one this year. I'm still finding friends out her in Taxachusetts, after all.

    Lynnifer-- I think we sorta did the same things with our screen names. Is your...
  25. Thread: SpinLife

    by NJenn
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    Nothing but good experiences here. I bought...

    Nothing but good experiences here.

    I bought my first ZRA from them a year ago. I accidentally ordered the wrong wheel locks, and Greg was fantastic at getting me a deal for the right ones from...
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