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    I have always been allowed to board first on...

    I have always been allowed to board first on Southwest. They are the best.
  2. Do you have access to a hand shower? I, C7, use...

    Do you have access to a hand shower? I, C7, use an Enemeez type solution injected with a Lubricant Launcher. I'm usually mostly done in 10 to 20 minutes. Then I roll into the shower and hit my anus...
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    I developed sleep apnea after my injury. Over a...

    I developed sleep apnea after my injury. Over a few years, I tried two CPAP machines, one BiPAP machine, and finally an ASV (auto servo ventilator). The ASV is much like the others but it senses when...
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    Sudden Increase in Spasms

    I am C7 complete and have never had much of a problem with spasms. I take 10mg of Baclofen, once at dinnertime and once around 5am.

    About a month ago I noticed that instead of the usual 2-4...
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    I have a 2010 Honda Odyssey. Even the dealer...

    I have a 2010 Honda Odyssey. Even the dealer tells me that the later models (at least the next 4 or five years) are much noisier. Mine is pretty quiet.
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    Wow, thanks to all those responding and for the...

    Wow, thanks to all those responding and for the useful tips. I'll try to fill in some details. After injury, I started taking 100mg of Colace and a capful of Miralax daily. No surprise, my stool...
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    Eight day cycle in bowel program.

    I'm C7, seven years post. For over five years I did my bowel program every day, first with Magic Bullet then with Enemeez. About a year and a half ago I cut back on stool softeners and switched to...
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    It's just a flat medical sheepskin. Many vendors,...

    It's just a flat medical sheepskin. Many vendors, but I got mine from https://www.sheepskintown.com/medical-sheepskin-p-242.html
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    I use a sheepskin under my lower legs and feet....

    I use a sheepskin under my lower legs and feet. It eliminated my red heels and is a lot less confining than the pillow props that I tried first. It works great when I roll to the side too.
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    I don't own one but have used them to get in and...

    I don't own one but have used them to get in and out of sailboats. I felt secure and most of the load seems to be into the armpits. The leg hooks seemed to just support the lower legs.
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    "French door with the freezer on the bottom...

    "French door with the freezer on the bottom because the freezer is easy to get to"
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    I have a local pharmacy compound up a solution...

    I have a local pharmacy compound up a solution for me a liter at a time. Since I use the "Lubricant Launcher", that's convenient and economical for me. My doc writes a prescription that's similar to...
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    I, C7, won a DJI mavic pro (about $1k) at a...

    I, C7, won a DJI mavic pro (about $1k) at a fundraiser. It's a really nice drone with crash avoidance features and spectacular optics. The controller has a number of small buttons that can be...
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    I (C7) use a Honda Odyssey with VMI mods. I lock...

    I (C7) use a Honda Odyssey with VMI mods. I lock down my manual chair with an EZ-Lock and transfer to the Honda drivers seat. I've had way too many instances of others driving the van--valet parking,...
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    Here's my homemade version made from an aluminum...

    Here's my homemade version made from an aluminum door kick plate from Home Depot. The nonskid is from a skateboard shop. Edging from Mcmaster Carr. It's mounted to the Tilite footplate with...
  16. C7, 7 years. Almost never. I fidget quite a bit...

    C7, 7 years. Almost never. I fidget quite a bit for back comfort, but rarely do anything similar to what I was taught.
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    I'm 6'2" and find this rolling shower chair to be...

    I'm 6'2" and find this rolling shower chair to be comfortable and stable. I've used it for almost seven years.

    Activeaid model 624 ss
    Serial number 110865

    I don't know if they still make...
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    I eat quite a bit less than I did pre-injury--C7....

    I eat quite a bit less than I did pre-injury--C7. My weight is stable. Without much appetite, I have to force myself to eat what I do.
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    I tried one of the Purple mattresses but found it...

    I tried one of the Purple mattresses but found it too soft for easy transfers and repositioning. They were very accommodating on the mattress return and seem like a good company. I like that their...
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    Look at Purple Mattress. 18" x 16" x 2" for $79....

    Look at Purple Mattress. 18" x 16" x 2" for $79.
    https://onpurple.com/seatcushions/buy
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    About 5cc.

    About 5cc.
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    Sent you a pm.

    Sent you a pm.
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    Is anyone familiar with the Seatara Travel Shower...

    Is anyone familiar with the Seatara Travel Shower Commode Chair available on ebay? It's inexpensive and lightweight (25.5 lbs) and probably not too durable, but if it can survive the occasional short...
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    It might not have been the same condition, but my...

    It might not have been the same condition, but my dermatologist prescribed a silver sulfadiazine cream and a halobetasol propionate ointment. They helped some but then his nurse recommended OTC...
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    If you have a friend with a sewing machine,...

    If you have a friend with a sewing machine, replacing the Velcro should be easy.
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