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  1. Thread: 63 years today

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    Congrats guy! I’m getting up there. 65 this...

    Congrats guy! I’m getting up there. 65 this month (can you spell Medicare...) C4-5 and 48 years post.
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    Read KLDs post... Oh, they asked if I...

    Read KLDs post...



    Oh, they asked if I wanted to watch the monitor -- I said "no way...put me back under!" :)
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    I have never asked a PCA to assist me when I was...

    I have never asked a PCA to assist me when I was hospitalized. The main reason is the hospital will not allow it.

    I DO pay my PCAs when I'm in the hospital for 2 - 5 days or so:



    They...
  4. Thanks. Yeah, the Boardwalk looks interesting. ...

    Thanks. Yeah, the Boardwalk looks interesting. I don't know how accessible everything is. I'll have to try it this trip.

    Ocean Front Bar & Grill looks great on a nice day. Sit and watch the...
  5. I'd love to, but that is about 3 or four hours...

    I'd love to, but that is about 3 or four hours away. I don't think we'll have the time on this trip. Thanks!
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    Thanks! Some good info to know.

    Thanks! Some good info to know.
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    Post and Courier is a great link for events. ...

    Post and Courier is a great link for events. Going there this April (2014). Thanks!
  8. P.S. Already did a search on the site. Just...

    P.S. Already did a search on the site. Just looking for any new or current info. Thanks!
  9. Recommrendations for things to do & see in South Carolina

    We are driving from NJ to Myrtle Beach and Charleston for 10 days at the end of April. It ain't Patagonia, but some relax time will be nice. I have made the trip once before, but it was out of...
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    Yup, I have some of the same problems with the...

    Yup, I have some of the same problems with the Invacare TDX I got a few years ago. Pressure relief is great, but at 6'1" or so I was not able to get under many tables. Luckily, I have an old power...
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    I know that feeling. Worked full time for 26...

    I know that feeling. Worked full time for 26 years as a C-4/5, the last few years I was so beat that sometimes I skipped dinner to get straight to bed.



    Yeah, I had the same struggle "live...
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    Take a look at the Center for Universal Design at...

    Take a look at the Center for Universal Design at North Carolina State University.

    http://www.ncsu.edu/www/ncsu/design/sod5/cud/pubs_p/ppubpdflist.htm

    Specifically:

    Curbless Showers: An...
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    Where is my Hayes Smartmodem 300/1200. Now those...

    Where is my Hayes Smartmodem 300/1200. Now those were the days! :)
  14. Thread: Baltimore

    by chris-k
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    Well, if you like art, don't miss The Baltimore...

    Well, if you like art, don't miss The Baltimore Museum of Art. A short drive up (~3 miles) from the Inner Harbor.

    http://www.artbma.org/visit/accessibility.html

    And if you go, eat at...
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    Yup, it is not legal, just hard to enforce :( ...

    Yup, it is not legal, just hard to enforce :(

    I usually talk to a "manager" and ask "where are your $39 accessible seats?" Another extra thing the disabled community needs to do that AB's don't....
  16. Yeah! Fucked-up big time! I'm glad it had a...

    Yeah! Fucked-up big time!

    I'm glad it had a (somewhat) happy ending. The kid is a mentch!
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    Hey Linda, First, get the adult son to cook :)...

    Hey Linda,

    First, get the adult son to cook :)

    Second, WolfeMan is always posting simple and interesting recipes here.

    See his posts at...
  18. Thread: Why are you?

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    Go for it Nikki! offroaderswife...

    Go for it Nikki! offroaderswife and many others here have posted about camping and RV'ing.

    http://sci.rutgers.edu/forum/showthread.php?t=225331

    I would if I could, but I'd need a really,...
  19. Thread: Why are you?

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    Damn girl! You did not fail! Like NikkiMaya...

    Damn girl! You did not fail! Like NikkiMaya said, most AB's can't do that without burning out. You always seem to be real hard on yourself. Cut yourself some slack.

    I worked an 8 hour day for...
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    Not a liability, but it doesn't really add to the...

    Not a liability, but it doesn't really add to the value of the house either. :(

    In my area you can list your house as "WC accessible" in hopes that someone else can take advantage of the...
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    Well, since I'm a Jersey boy, anywhere "down the...

    Well, since I'm a Jersey boy, anywhere "down the shore!" And of course, NYC. I also love people watching in Costco.

    We also loved driving out to the Grand Canyon, but breathing at 7,000+ feet...
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    Exactly! Use it for marketing & awareness &...

    Exactly! Use it for marketing & awareness & getting more donations for things that need to be made accessible.

    $1,500 buys three tablets and a startup website to connect to your community, list...
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    Sue, I have had an EZ on my power chair for over...

    Sue, I have had an EZ on my power chair for over 12 years. If I put it on my manual chair it wouldn't fold. Our house has wood, carpet & tile. No problem moving from one surface to another. The...
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    It is an interesting bit of hardware, but...

    It is an interesting bit of hardware, but originally used mostly for teaching. It is amazing what uses people have found for it. Heck for $25! Why not. I've heard the accessories add to the cost....
  25. Thread: Suicide

    by chris-k
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    Like many here, when the pain, AD, and other...

    Like many here, when the pain, AD, and other complications of SCI seem overwhelming, I have dark thoughts about ending it all.

    I rest, take my meds and hope it passes. I know suicide would have a...
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