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    Senior Member ChipS's Avatar
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    2 years today

    Well...2 years today my life was forever f*****d up .

    After losing my legs, marriage, farm, religion and finances, I guess I have no where to go but up.

    Here's to hoping for a better future for all of us...C'mon researchers!


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    Rough day, I can imagine. Shortly it will be 6 for me. Never lose hope, but meanwhile we have to find a way to get a life for ourselves. Best of luck.
    T6 complete (or so I think), SCI since September 21, 2003

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    Senior Member RJP's Avatar
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    2 years

    It was also 2 yrs for me on 072509 and u are right u lose everything. I kept the wife though but lost my job as a police officer. They did hire me back as a dispatcher but this job suxs telling people where to go to the call sthat I am supoose to go too. I understand your 2 yr pain. Fuck sci and the horse it rode in on.
    What ever doesn't kill you makes you stronger

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    it's 2 years for me today too...

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    ChipS, I didn't realize it'd only been 2 years for you. I passed my two year mark recently too (6/16).

    Here's hoping that the next 2 years will be much better!!!
    "The truth will set you free. But first, it will piss you off." -Gloria Steinem

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    Hey Danine and Chip s, I'm comming up on my 2yr anniv. Aug 27 th. Sorry your split was so traumatic chip,losing the wife ahh sorta bad, but oh no, the farm too,(did you ever get rid of the tractor I was gonna drive back to Wa?) Acyually all sci is a tragidy to whom ever it happens to,thx Dr for mine. But you gotta look forward and ask whats next? For me, it's gonna be hunting season,I drew a cow elk tag, now to round up my possee.

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    I turned 15 on Monday. I was feeling really torn up about it--depressed, tired, sick of life--and then I met a young woman with Cerebral Palsy, today, as part of my job, and she said: "You were injured in an accident? So you got to walk, once. I envy that."

    It was heartbreaking, and it corrected my perspective a bit.
    "I'm lost. I'm no guide, but I'm by your side." - Pearl Jam

    "It decomposes, mendicant, therefore, truly, one calls this the world." -- Loka Sutta

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    You still have your mind, right? Yeah, heads up!!
    From the time you were born till you ride in a hearse, there is nothing so bad that it couldn't be worse!

    All fringe benifits must be authorized by Helen Waite, if you want your SCI fixed go to Helen Waite!

    Why be politically correct when you can be right!

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    Senior Member medic1's Avatar
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    New London, WI USA
    I was right there with you when I was two years out, lost everything, friends, boyfriend, job, house, and even my dog. We all play a sad country song, but things do get better! Hang in there buddy, it is always hardest around our anniversaries.

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    Hey chip, thinkin' of ya on your 2 year sci-day.

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