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    #16
    This damn sore. It keeps coming back!!! It's really small, about the size of a pencil eraser, but it now is deeper, about 3 mm deep. ARGH. I lay him on his side to get pressure off of it and now he's developing red marks from being on his side, so I can't have him on his side anymore. ARGH ARGH ARGH! He's been in bed for 2 weeks now, not counting all the time before this, and it will be at least 2 more weeks.
    Wife of Chad (C4/5 since 1988), mom of a great teenager

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      #17
      Ever notice that being grounded never happens in the depths of winter but only during the summer? Twice in my life I've had to spend July & August grounded.

      Hang in there you two

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        #18
        Ain't that the truth?

        What kind of mattress? Maybe a low air loss (or I use an alternating pressure one) is mandated?
        Roses are red. Tacos are enjoyable. Don't blame immigrants, because you're unemployable.

        T-11 Flaccid Paraplegic due to TM July 1985 @ age 12

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          #19
          Sending all of my healing thoughts...
          Partner of an incredible stroke survivor. Limitations: hemiparesis and neglect (functional paralysis and complete lack of awareness on one side). Equipment: TiLite ZRA 2 and 2GX, Spinergy ZX-1, RioMobility Firefly. Knowledge: relative newbie for high-level equipment (2012), but willing to try to help others who are new with similar limitations (definitely not a guru, but inquisitive).

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            #20
            Originally posted by lynnifer View Post
            Ain't that the truth?

            What kind of mattress? Maybe a low air loss (or I use an alternating pressure one) is mandated?
            Tempurpedic with a sheepskin over it. But I just drug out his alternating channel overlay today to see if that will help.
            Wife of Chad (C4/5 since 1988), mom of a great teenager

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              #21
              Originally posted by Van Quad View Post
              Ever notice that being grounded never happens in the depths of winter but only during the summer? Twice in my life I've had to spend July & August grounded.

              Hang in there you two
              I know, and it's killing him since it will be hotter than Hades very soon and he's missing the really beautiful weather right now!!
              Wife of Chad (C4/5 since 1988), mom of a great teenager

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                #22
                Originally posted by elarson View Post
                Sending all of my healing thoughts...
                Your healing thoughts will blend nicely with the two SACDs he had me order for him to enjoy while he has to be stuck in bed! (SACD = super audio CD Chad tells me, which means it sounds gadzillions times better .... allegedly LOL ... at least it better given the price tags!!! )
                Wife of Chad (C4/5 since 1988), mom of a great teenager

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                  #23
                  I hope you're healing nicely Chad and that you're getting some breaks zillazangel.
                  Last edited by Patton57; 3 Jun 2013, 9:39 PM. Reason: spelling

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                    #24
                    Originally posted by zillazangel View Post
                    Tempurpedic with a sheepskin over it. But I just drug out his alternating channel overlay today to see if that will help.
                    I swear by my Roho mattress. I could lie on my side forever! But I did have good luck with an alternating air pressure mattress for many years.

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                      #25
                      Sending good thoughts your way!
                      CKF
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