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Forum: Gear 04-10-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By LivWell
Hiking with forearm crutches

A few days ago I asked SideStix if their hiking tips would be compatible with my crutches. The hiking tips available from SideStix only work with their rotating feet assembly which mine don't have. ...
Forum: General 04-09-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By LivWell
National Park Week - Free Entry Day

There are 3-4 of these free entry days during the year. The next one is April 21. I've got a bucket list of national parks I would love to visit! ...
Forum: Dave's SCT Journey 03-03-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 679
Posted By LivWell
Great to hear! I’m thinking your insurance...

Great to hear! I’m thinking your insurance company doesn’t want to tangle with you again! Good luck!
Forum: MS Fitness 02-05-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 636
Posted By LivWell
I recently changed neurologists and subsequently...

I recently changed neurologists and subsequently was referred to a new PT. This PT speaks my language and the certificate on her wall indicates she specializes in neurological conditions. It has...
Forum: Gear 02-01-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,884
Posted By LivWell
Of course it is best to start with your care team...

Of course it is best to start with your care team for one-on-one training but there's this guy..... https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsj_H-WErsT4PDglcMseatw

He uses a manual wheelchair because...
Forum: Gear 01-29-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By LivWell
Seems like accessible RVs are kind of a thing. ...

Seems like accessible RVs are kind of a thing. There are a ton of videos on YouTube if anyone’s interested. I imagine some of these can end up costing a pretty penny.

This guy gets around...
Forum: Gear 01-22-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By LivWell
Wheelchair Accessible RV

This motor home seems well designed although I wonder if you have to stand to do any cooking. I like the shower and the driver hand controls option is a nice feature .

https://youtu.be/-7uRHnmTyeg//
Forum: Gear 01-21-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,884
Posted By LivWell
Thanks for sharing the video. I agree that the...

Thanks for sharing the video. I agree that the manufacturer would probably not be a fan of your ingenuity!

Looks like a nice compact chair with good turning radius and maneuverability. The goats...
Forum: Gear 01-18-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,884
Posted By LivWell
Good food-for-thought Goatherder. Your Jazzy...

Good food-for-thought Goatherder. Your Jazzy chairs sound perfect. I have given some consideration to getting a chair for more rugged terrain. Portability is important for me. The one I am...
Forum: General 01-09-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By LivWell
Wow Goatherder - that sounds like an...

Wow Goatherder - that sounds like an off-the-chart intense experience. I only know one other person who has been through what you describe. You have instant hero status in my eyes.

I always wonder...
Forum: General 01-08-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By LivWell
I really hate being sick! I have had a miserable...

I really hate being sick! I have had a miserable cold for the last week. Cough, runny nose, fatigue, body aches. Today is the first day I have been able to stay out of bed past breakfast and I can...
Forum: MS Fitness 01-01-2018, 02:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By LivWell
Counter pressure against a spasm works for me...

Counter pressure against a spasm works for me sometimes. Also, engaging the muscle to make it work “normally” seems to work out the tightness.
Forum: Gear 11-09-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 675
Posted By LivWell
Not exactly gear, but I've found that having the...

Not exactly gear, but I've found that having the right clothing packed makes a huge difference in managing my luggage. I have lightweight shirts and slacks that travel well and I try to wear slip-on...
Forum: General 11-09-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By LivWell
Changes to TSA ID Requirements

I am hearing about some changes to ID requirements that TSA will be implementing next year. ...
Forum: Gear 11-04-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 419
Posted By LivWell
Wheelchair Info - United Spinal Association

Found this and thought I'd share:

Wheelchair Sports, Recreation, and AccessibleTravel
http://www.usatechguide.org/articledisplay.php?artid=22&link=acc_travel

Web Guide to Wheelchairs and Assistive...
Forum: Gear 11-04-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,884
Posted By LivWell
I am right there with you jjmagpin!! I'm tired...

I am right there with you jjmagpin!! I'm tired of not doing stuff and ready to get myself a set of wheels!

In fact, I logged in this morning just to post some info that I think looks good (I'll...
Forum: General 09-08-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,318
Posted By LivWell
A harried man runs into his physician’s office....

A harried man runs into his physician’s office. "Doctor! Doctor! My wife’s in labor! But she keeps screaming, ‘Shouldn’t, couldn’t, wouldn’t, can’t!’"

"Oh, that’s okay," says the doctor. "She’s just...
Forum: Gear 08-27-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,781
Posted By LivWell
It was amazing seeing Mike going up a flight of...

It was amazing seeing Mike going up a flight of stairs with his invention and his walking speed looked improved as he was using it.

I don't think people with MS lack motivation to be mobile either...
Forum: General 08-27-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By LivWell
I have had a lot of discomfort related to hip...

I have had a lot of discomfort related to hip flexor tightness that my physical therapist helped me with. I highly recommend working with a PT to help figure out what's going on. The right exercise...
Forum: General 08-25-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,318
Posted By LivWell
The past, the present and the future walk into...

The past,
the present
and the future
walk into a bar...

It was tense.

:D
Forum: General 08-25-2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By LivWell
My first several months on Copaxone i injected in...

My first several months on Copaxone i injected in my upper quads. The injection guide suggested the upper quad area. I stopped injecting there, because of the "dents" it was causing. I was...
Forum: General 08-17-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,017
Posted By LivWell
I wonder if where you're located makes a...

I wonder if where you're located makes a difference. Or if you're purchasing across state lines? :confused:
Forum: General 08-15-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,318
Posted By LivWell
Sometimes a smile is all it takes. 😊 I may not...

Sometimes a smile is all it takes. 😊

I may not get a weekend this week. Grandma duty calls! 💕
Forum: MS Fitness 08-15-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 854
Posted By LivWell
It's amazing how something so simple can be so...

It's amazing how something so simple can be so effective. My physical therapist used them with me.

I found a flex band at a sports store that has handles. It came with a loop that you slip onto...
Forum: MS Fitness 08-11-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,999
Posted By LivWell
It is really inspiring to read about everyone's...

It is really inspiring to read about everyone's fitness. I've been limiting my outdoor activity to mornings when it's cooler. My favorite walk is to a small lake near my home which gets me 3 miles...
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