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    Candi - C5-7 (5/26/99) - Mom to Carter (10/29/08) and Brooklyn (9/10/10)

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    Senior Member Timaru's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheyCallMeMommy View Post
    That's one advantage I wont be cashing in on!

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    Could not ring more true.

    Quote Originally Posted by mv740 View Post
    there is nothing positive about being paralyzed and im not trying to make people feel bad... to be paralyzed is the worse thing in life...
    I can't even muster a scintilla of sarcasm for this shit condition.
    C4/5 quadrip life sucks big time.
    i was once told that heroin o.d. was the most painless end.

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    Free car, free parking, vacation the whole year, sit in queues in the bank and postoffice, always have a seat and I am not wearing my shoes out.

    The childbirths was terrible, I had the operation and it was painful for days after and they wanted me out after three days before I could get out of the bed alone
    TH 12, 43 years post

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    Senior Member keps's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheyCallMeMommy View Post
    But isn't childbirth like the biggest trigger for dysreflexia?

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    Having ppl to feed me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tooley View Post
    6. you are a chair for hot chicks
    Also it's great that the eyes are at ass level if i'm behind a girl walking that has a great one. I can then stare with impunity.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rdf View Post
    Everyone has a right to their opinion, and it's as valid as every other opinion given. None of us should put down another person for expressing how they feel. Paralysis is handled better by some, not because they're stronger or a better person or believe in a god, etc., but just simply because.

    None of us know what it's like to live the life of another member, and assumptions made on others' opinions, well, we all know what we were taught about the word ASSUME.
    I agree

    I've been paralyzed for over 15 years, am lucky to still have sensation left, and generally have been able to keep a positive attitude because nobody else likes being around a person who is always negative.

    That said, i absolutely loathe being paralyzed and would let someone cut off half of my fingers with a pair of garden shears if i could be healthy again. So i fully understand why many paralyzed folks can accept their injury and not be negative all the time, but despise with a passion that the injury happened and be somewhat resentful because that's exactly how i view my injury.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheDuder View Post
    ... if i could be healthy again.
    Just you consider yourself "unhealthy"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by keps View Post
    But isn't childbirth like the biggest trigger for dysreflexia?
    Lower level paras do not get AD. Years ago, a para woman I knew woke up one morning to find a baby in bed with her. She slept through the whole thing.
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