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  1. Thread: Good news

    by Gillette
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    Hooray! Well done, Lynne. I have arranged for...

    Hooray! Well done, Lynne.

    I have arranged for your and my wheelchairs to have twin exhaust and six-speed gearbox, together with alloy wheels and, of course, go-faster stripes! We'll be out and at...
  2. Hi Wailywoo, Thank you for your kind words and...

    Hi Wailywoo,

    Thank you for your kind words and hugs. Actually, I coped well with losing my mobility as using a wheelchair is almost as good! Other symptoms are more difficult to get my head...
  3. Thread: Hello folks

    by Gillette
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    Hi Iain, Welcome to the forum which as you...

    Hi Iain,

    Welcome to the forum which as you say, no-one really wants to join.

    Sorry to hear that you've been diagnosed, especially having a young family. There is a wealth of support, knowledge...
  4. Thread: Good news

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    Crikey, I don't think I'd want to do that on...

    Crikey, I don't think I'd want to do that on Outwood Road!

    When I drive my wheelchair into the town centre I have to almost go round in circles because so many places don't have dropped kerbs.
  5. Thread: Heartbroken

    by Gillette
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    Shrew, I hope today went as well as possible for...

    Shrew, I hope today went as well as possible for you and your family.

    Sending you hugs and best wishes. Take care of yourself, Lovely.
  6. Thread: Good news

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    Ooh, Lynne, I'm so tempted to wind you up about...

    Ooh, Lynne, I'm so tempted to wind you up about it! Hee hee hee. But I won't.

    They check that you go at an appropriate speed, how well you manoeuvre the chair, that you can negotiate dropped kerbs...
  7. Thread: Good news

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    Oh, Lynne, that's brilliant news! I'm so pleased...

    Oh, Lynne, that's brilliant news! I'm so pleased for you. You just need to pass your wheelchair driving test then there will be no stopping you! I'm looking forward to the two of us going on the...
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    Hi Hayls, Welcome to the forum but sorry that...

    Hi Hayls,

    Welcome to the forum but sorry that you've been diagnosed with ALS. There is a huge amount of help and support on here so, if you need anything, just ask.

    It's good that the...
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    Many congratulations, Andy.

    Many congratulations, Andy.
  10. Thread: Flail arm

    by Gillette
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    Hi Happy Chappy, welcome to the forum but sorry...

    Hi Happy Chappy, welcome to the forum but sorry that you have the flail arm syndrome diagnosis. I'm afraid I know nothing about FAS. However, it's likely that someone who does know about it will be...
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    Hi Ellie, hi Terry, Thank you both for your...

    Hi Ellie, hi Terry,

    Thank you both for your descriptions of how EL affects you. I have a clearer idea of what it's like. I can imagine it is difficult to cope with for the sufferer but also those...
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    Hi Ellie, Thank you for copying my post onto...

    Hi Ellie,

    Thank you for copying my post onto this thread. I certainly didn't want to dilute or divert MamaRic's thread and I apologise for not thinking before commenting.

    As you rightly...
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    Gloslad, so sorry that you've been diagnosed....

    Gloslad, so sorry that you've been diagnosed. Sending hugs.

    Remember that you will receive help, support and information from this forum - just ask away.
  14. Hi Ellie, Thanks for posting the link. It...

    Hi Ellie,

    Thanks for posting the link. It makes very interesting reading.
  15. Thread: Struggling

    by Gillette
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    Hi MamaRics, I'm sorry that you are finding...

    Hi MamaRics,

    I'm sorry that you are finding your situation difficult. My partner cares for me and finds it very hard - and I don't have emotional lability. We are lucky because we both took early...
  16. Thread: Silverstone

    by Gillette
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    So, Dr Doug, when you get your new batteries in...

    So, Dr Doug, when you get your new batteries in place, do you go on forever, like the Duracell bunny? Ha ha ha! :D :) ;)

    Sorry that you had a fall, Doug. I hope you recover soon, Kayleigh and I...
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    All the best for your appointment, Gloslad.

    All the best for your appointment, Gloslad.
  18. Thread: Silverstone

    by Gillette
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    Perhaps you could teach me about the birds and...

    Perhaps you could teach me about the birds and bees then, please, Kayleigh? I'm too sweet, young and innocent to know anything about them! Ha ha ha. Which of our lovely men on here do you think would...
  19. Thread: Silverstone

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    Hi Barry, Sorry you had a fall. It sounds...

    Hi Barry,

    Sorry you had a fall. It sounds nasty. I hope you're coping ok and that you will soon be fully recovered.
  20. Thread: Silverstone

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    Hi Kayleigh, I was being a bit naughty with my...

    Hi Kayleigh,

    I was being a bit naughty with my comment. Sorry.
  21. Thread: Silverstone

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    "Do you know what type of butterfly it was (apart...

    "Do you know what type of butterfly it was (apart from it being a boy! - just wondering, how can you tell if it is male? .... I expect it might take a very powerful magnifying glass to find out! Lol)...
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    Hi Kayleigh, When I read this thread I thought...

    Hi Kayleigh,

    When I read this thread I thought it would be worth posting on it so that it brings it to members' attention.

    Ellie, I don't think it will be long until the Wheelchair Team visit....
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    Hi Ellie, It's ok, I'm not running around in a...

    Hi Ellie,

    It's ok, I'm not running around in a panic at what you've said. ;) I have been keeping an eye on things as I know how awful pressure sores can be. My brother-in-law had one that just...
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    I've been reading through some of the threads on...

    I've been reading through some of the threads on the Tips & Experiences board and came across this one.

    I have an area on the right cheek of my bottom (probably 1.5" x 1") which gets really...
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    Hi Douglas, I'm pleased for you that you are...

    Hi Douglas,

    I'm pleased for you that you are finally home. I hope everything is slipping into place for you.

    All the best,
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