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  1. Thread: Rollator.

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    Hi dkjc, I was wondering where you are from as I...

    Hi dkjc, I was wondering where you are from as I have a purple rollz motion walker/wheelchair which I used for a very brief time. I was going to advertise on ebay but I am happy to sell at half...
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    Hello, about 18 months ago I bought one of these...

    Hello, about 18 months ago I bought one of these but only used it a hand full of times. It's the purple one, I think I paid around & 500.00 for it. Unfortunately now I am in a wheelchair...
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    Hi Lynn, I'm certain you can hires tramper at...

    Hi Lynn, I'm certain you can hires tramper at Malham. Not sure whether this is possible on Sundays though. I used one at Coniston at the lake district and it was great fun. Been meaning to go to...
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    Hi, a year ago I bought a Foldawheel pw999, off...

    Hi, a year ago I bought a Foldawheel pw999, off amazon. It was around £2000. 00. I think you can now buy them second hand. At the moment we have a problem with a wheel motor which will hopefully...
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    We went to Copenhagen last weekend, special...

    We went to Copenhagen last weekend, special assistance was really good, I took electric fold up wheelchair and I transfered by two guys lifting me onto an aisle chair. All went smoothly. Not sure...
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    Hi Lisa, I have a super little wheelchair it's...

    Hi Lisa,
    I have a super little wheelchair it's called a foldawheel. It golds up like a pushchair in seconds do will fit in any car easily. You can have the joystick on either arm. I have 2...
  7. Thread: Shoes!

    by Eppleby cath
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    Hi, sketchers, hotter, reiker have all been good...

    Hi, sketchers, hotter, reiker have all been good makes for me. I wear a brace on each foot so have scoured the market for wider fitting, light shoes and boots that don't look frumpy.
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    Hi jax, I may see you there. My two sons are...

    Hi jax, I may see you there. My two sons are pushing me round in a wheelchair. I think we set off at the back of the very last wave. Good luck.
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    Myself and husband have just done a road trip....

    Myself and husband have just done a road trip. Train from Darlington to k Cross, overnight in Premier Inn train from St pancreas to avignon in South of France then 6 hotels over two weeks all...
  10. Thread: Dry mouth

    by Eppleby cath
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    Hi. I was waking in the night with a mouth like...

    Hi. I was waking in the night with a mouth like sandpaper and I tried ("after reading something on here) taping my mouth together. I put two pieces of steri strip either side of my nose to tape my...
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    Yes, they were tight. Think they got slacker with...

    Yes, they were tight. Think they got slacker with time, but I liked the straps tight as I felt they worked better.
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    Hi, they sound very muchijw ones I had not long...

    Hi, they sound very muchijw ones I had not long after being diagnosed. Like stretchy black ankle socks with no toes and black velcro straps. I had them for around 2 years and wore from 6.30 until...
  13. Thread: Hello!

    by Eppleby cath
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    Hi Jo and Deb, My youngest Don got married 2...

    Hi Jo and Deb,

    My youngest Don got married 2 years ago, just over 2 years after being diagnosed.
    I searched and searched on line for an outfit.
    In the end my husband took myself and my best...
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    Hi jen, have just seen you are from Newcastle. ...

    Hi jen, have just seen you are from Newcastle. I don't know if you are interested in excersising but I go to a super little gym that has just opened on gateshead
    All the machines are to be used...
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    Hi Alex, good luck with your challenge. Last...

    Hi Alex, good luck with your challenge. Last summer I completed the Coast to coast 160 miles on a tandem with my sister. Though she did mist of the hard work on the front, I peddled the whole way....
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    I'm in the same predicament John. I am thinking...

    I'm in the same predicament John. I am thinking about buying a foldawheel wheelchair that will gold yo go in the car. I still use a walker for short distances and hate being pushed around.
  17. Thread: Rch4

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    I would love more details about this. Is it...

    I would love more details about this. Is it available to everyone with MND. Why have more people not tried this treatment especially if it is free?
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    Hi. Silver glitter converse baseball boots. I...

    Hi. Silver glitter converse baseball boots. I might be 57 but I'm not ready to look old yet.
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    Hi. I was at a posh 'do' on Saturday night with...

    Hi. I was at a posh 'do' on Saturday night with girls from our village. I wore a sparkly wide legged jumpsuit with flat black patent mary Jane style shoes. They looked and felt awful, all my straps...
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    Hi. I've had 4 years of nightmare with shoes. I...

    Hi. I've had 4 years of nightmare with shoes. I hate the fact that you can't buy trendy shoes or boots when you have mobility problems.
    I get most of my footwear fro Hotter, but on a lot of hotter...
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    Hi. I gave worn splints on both legs for 2 years...

    Hi. I gave worn splints on both legs for 2 years now, I couldn't manage without them. I started with elastic ones with lots of velcro straps but now wear ones with plastic that go under my foot and...
  22. Thread: New Shoes

    by Eppleby cath
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    I've been having a nightmare with shoes for the...

    I've been having a nightmare with shoes for the past 4 years, since the first symptoms of drop foot. I hated having to wear ugly flat shoes all the time. I now wear splints on both feet which go up...
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    Yes Barry. I've been looking at this site but...

    Yes Barry. I've been looking at this site but never posted before. Thanks for replying Darryl. I am looking forward to doing the ride but am very wary of the downhills as my sister doesn't have...
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    Hi Darryl, My sister and I are planning on...

    Hi Darryl,
    My sister and I are planning on doing the coast to coast this summer on a tandem. I have been diagnosed since April 2014, I am still walking - just, but still ride my excersise bike, I...
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