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    Thanks again KLD. Stool is almost never hard....

    Thanks again KLD. Stool is almost never hard. I'll see how things go next time and add the Senakot or tablets if needed. No family history of bowel cancer but I am over 50 so will work with my doctor...
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    KLD - I took the mag citrate and after about 3...

    KLD - I took the mag citrate and after about 3 hours did my normal bowel program. I had a very large bowel movement and I feel much better (maybe its mental). Stool was pretty normal (not hard nor...
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    How many days should I give the laxative before...

    How many days should I give the laxative before going to the ER?
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    Thanks KLD. Plan to stay home from work and take...

    Thanks KLD. Plan to stay home from work and take the laxative. If that doesn't work at I'll go to ER. No colonoscopy. I've done the stool sample 5 months ago and blood test a few weeks ago for...
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    Severe constipation

    For close to 40 years I have almost never had issues with my bowel program. Last 15 plus years I do program every other day. Use enema and a suppository and it takes 90 minutes. About 3 weeks ago I...
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    I lost almost 15% of my body weight and went down...

    I lost almost 15% of my body weight and went down over 7 inches in my gut. 70% is diet. Eat 5 to 7 times a day. I weigh my food and keep a food log of everything I eat. High protein (1 gram per...
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    I like Quest bars too as a supplement and for the...

    I like Quest bars too as a supplement and for the nutritional value stated above. I eat one a day as a bridge meal or sometimes after dinner as a dessert. But I eat plenty of the right food as...
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    I finally got the axle out. I tapped it with a...

    I finally got the axle out. I tapped it with a rubber hammer and one side came out. My guess is it was rust and the penetrating spray just needed some time and a few taps from the rubber hammer. ...
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    Axle won't come out of wheels

    I have Golz Twin-Star Exchange wheels on my Ti-Lite chair that are about 9 months old. One side is not locking into place. I called Ti-Lite and they said remove the axle from the wheel and there is...
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    Very sharp knives are the key. Doesn't "tear"...

    Very sharp knives are the key. Doesn't "tear" the onion as much releasing whatever it is to make you tear/cry. I have a really good electric sharpener I use.
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    I work for Cisco which is #37 on the list and a...

    I work for Cisco which is #37 on the list and a great place for people with all types of disabilities. I have been in consulting for the majority of my career and 8 of these companies have been a...
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    I'm assuming its the Chicago marathon since you...

    I'm assuming its the Chicago marathon since you live in Chicago and its in October but it could another one. If it is Chicago be prepared for anything from 90 degree weather to snow.
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    28darline I've done the Chicago marathon a few...

    28darline

    I've done the Chicago marathon a few times and its a great course so enjoy it. If 10.4 miles is the longest you have gone so far you need to start looking at increasing your long...
  14. Thread: Living Alone

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    You have to admit that those store baskets hold A...

    You have to admit that those store baskets hold A LOT. Seems like I can get 3 paper bags of stuff in one of those. One of the local big name grocery stores that I have gone to for years must have...
  15. Thread: nfl 2011

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    Da Bears! Especially now that it looks like Jay...

    Da Bears! Especially now that it looks like Jay will be calling off the wedding...
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    Betheny, you didn't start breaking bad did you :)

    Betheny, you didn't start breaking bad did you :)
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    I just flew to France with my wife for vacation...

    I just flew to France with my wife for vacation and my chair went into the flight attendent's closet both flying into France and then back home. The gate agent did not want to put it into the closet...
  18. Thread: Hockey Fans?

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    Well it did turn out to be a classic game even if...

    Well it did turn out to be a classic game even if my Hawks fell in OT. I couldn't believe Toews scored short handed laying on the ground with less than 2 minutes to go in the game to tie it up.
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  19. Thread: Hockey Fans?

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    Should be a classic game tonight between the...

    Should be a classic game tonight between the Hawks and Canucks. Go Hawks. This is from a local sports station in Chicago yesterday morning....Click on the link or cut and paste it into your browser...
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    Garvey - Go to America's Test Kitchen and do a...

    Garvey - Go to America's Test Kitchen and do a search on "Almost No Knead Bread". You may have to purchase a membership for this recipe but google it and someone has it posted. I have tried forever...
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    Sticky: Good point. Just to clarify, I want to go...

    Good point. Just to clarify, I want to go through insurance for all of these. I need the tires quickly but can wait on the other items. Once I heard it might take a few months I said I'd pay for...
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    Sticky: My Ti-Lite TRc is over 8 years old and the frame...

    My Ti-Lite TRc is over 8 years old and the frame cracked about a year or so ago. Ti-Lite stepped up and replaced the frame free of charge per the warranty and got me the new one pretty quickly.
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    Sticky: Apria Healthcare in Burr Ridge, IL (outside of...

    Apria Healthcare in Burr Ridge, IL (outside of CHicago) was horrible to deal with and always got my orders messed up. I too would go sit in their lobby to make certain they ordered the right parts,...
  24. I travel frequently for work and have over 1.5...

    I travel frequently for work and have over 1.5 million miles on American Airlines (my frequent flyer card says 1 million miles) and over 2 million miles combined. I've seen some things improve and...
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    I've been in a wheelchair for over 30 years and...

    I've been in a wheelchair for over 30 years and I've seen some changes over that time with regards to seating at events and sporting events. I am a White Sox fan and can typically get disabled...
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