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    Desperate for direction...

    And on a funny note. I tried to flush the cath this morning only to find out it was just too blocked. But I was pushing on the syringe and it slipped off. I shot water all over that bedroom! Haha In my MIL face all over the bed...even across the room and it hit the wall. Needless to say we had a...
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    Desperate for direction...

    You guys are incredible..I'm so glad I found this forum. I've got kids to bathe and get to bed...I want to respond to several comments but will later. My father in law and husband can life Teri but I can't, I can't even get my short arms around her. So I use the lift for everything. One quick...
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    Desperate for direction...

    Deb, you are awesome! Thank you for all you feedback and info you've provided. Teri has said her leg pain is aching mostly. She uses bengay and mainly hurts in the bed. So she spends most of her time in her PWC. She takes baclofen and ibuprofen but still seems to have a good bit of discomfort...
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    Desperate for direction...

    She's on Medicare, but not Medicaid. Everyone always says, oh if you had medicaid that would be paid for. Very frustrating! He has a foley (urethra) cath. We have been flushing it daily, sometimes twice to keep it cleared. One dr told her she was having bladder spasms and she's on her third...
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    Desperate for direction...

    My mother in law was diagnosed a little over a yr ago. It started with numbness in her hands and feet. She began tripping and falling. She wore leg braces until that no longer worked. She's now in a powerchair full time. I just don't even know where to start with all the questions and problems...
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    Newly Diagnosed

    This is my first post here and I also want to say I'm very sorry you have found yourself here. My Mother in law is one year into her diagnosis. Hers started with numbness in her hands and feet, then a lot of tripping and falling. She was thankfully already on disability for fybromyalgia, but I...
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