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... dn't just yet explain that MD was the reason for my fall, but that there was indeed a medical reason for my fall, not intoxication. I too, was humiliated and the situation was further exagerated by the manager doing the same by making a scene which angered my husband who made an even bigger scene. ... (3 replies)
... My husband is 31 and was diagnosed almost two years ago with LGMD. Recently we were out at a chain family style Italian restaurant celebrating his birthday. ... (3 replies)
... I'm sorry about your incident. Definitely write to the company. They need to know how you were treated. I am living your husband's situation so I understand completely! ... (3 replies)

... Very sorry to hear about your experience. Mark, I have both the electric and pneumatic versions of the upeasy, although I found it a bit too bulky and heavy to be easily portable. The electric one worked better for me but, of course, that really only makes it useful if it is "set up" rather permanently on a particular chair. I found this moderately helpful, but still... (3 replies)
... I also got an uplift seat cushion. This works somewhat in the dreaded restaurant situation. ... (20 replies)
... Thats great to have all that help. I do have a scooter but I can walk most of the time(with crutch help) so then I feel like a hipocrite and people don't understand how you can stand and walk but can't sit and get up. I also have the bathroom problem. Most that say they are handicap accessable aren't.So to go out like you said you need to quit drinking ahead of time and hope... (16 replies)
... Dreaman, I remember well, about 7-8 years ago, when I was still using a cane, I would go out to eat and the minute I sat down in a booth or at a table I was already worrying about getting up because I knew it would be very difficult and a spectacle for the whole restaurant. Anyway.....Back to my update: I met 2 of my old co-workers for lunch last week. My family loaded... (16 replies)
... And I'm really bad about tables in a restaurant where you have to pull a chair out or try to pull yourself in under a table. ... (20 replies)
Power Wheelchair
Jul 30, 2007
... You know, I forgot all about the leg rest issue I had when I first got my chair. They are hard to get use to. In the beginning, my calves were totally black and blue from hitting against them. My beautiful mother-in-law and her friend are sewaholics and created these foam pieces with interchangable covers for the seasons (I had Halloween fabric, Christmas, Valentine's etc) and... (12 replies)

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