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General Discussion / parity bill in TEXAS
« on: May 15, 2009, 01:15:43 PM »
Just got word from ACA, that TEXAS has passed and GOVERNOR PERRY has sighned it, HB806 and we are the 16th state to do it.

General Discussion / update on getting my new legs
« on: April 09, 2009, 09:25:28 PM »
well today was the day i was supposed to get my test legs to test drive, quess what we never made it to his office, and we are without a car or transportation, was about 5 miles from his office and was stopped in traffic and got rear ended by a F150 three quarter ton pickup towing a trailer with a backhow on it, spent all afternoon in the emergency room in TYLER, TEXAS ETMC HOSPITAL, NO major damage tous, but am going to be good an sore tommarrow, because i tensed up  when i saw it cominig, as of right now i dont even know how bad the car is messed up, the medics got us out of the car and on the way to the hospital before i could even  talk to the police officer investigating the accident, and my wife is going to be the same way, he hit us so hard that it moved our car four feet into the car infront of me, and locked us togeather, i know that cause i tried to back up so that we could get the cars out of the middle of the road, so until we get some transportation of some kind my new legs are but on the back burner so to speak, at least i have found out that my insurance is not going to take a hit, by having to pay for the car i was pushed into, like some states that i know of and one is CALIF, cause we had that happen to use when we lived out there. We have already run up no heck of a hospital bill, four differant CAT-SCAN, two on each of us, they did my whole back and head on me, the wife thinks that they did the same on her.s plus the ambulance trip to the hospital.  so we are going to have to watch our selfs for a few days to make sure nothing is wrong and if any thing show up. Well here i am venting agian, so i hope that you all can put up with me on this one just needed to get off my chest so to speak,

General Discussion / the dumb numscull did it agian
« on: February 18, 2009, 06:05:13 PM »
Only this time it is my left index finger, just got home from ER and six stiches in the end of it, they had to sew through my finger nail on two of thr stitches, same saw just  a differant finger, guess i will never learn, but what the heck you only live once, might as well make the best of it, although it is kind of hasrd to typ with you finger stuch up in the air hidinf the key board.

General Discussion / happy valentines day
« on: February 14, 2009, 05:08:03 PM »
This goes out to all of you GREAT AND GOOD LOOKING LADIES on here.

HAVE A WONDERFULL AND GREAT DAY, :-* :-* :-* :-* :-* :-* :-*

Insurance Coverage / out of network doctors
« on: February 07, 2009, 10:43:32 AM »
have found out and am fighting it right now, my CPO, is not in the net work of providers listed by my insurance company and they will not pay for my having a new pair of legs made by the person that i trust to do it, they want me to go to another place that i dont know if they are any good.

Health and Fitness / VIT- D
« on: February 07, 2009, 10:40:47 AM »
Has any one heard that if you are low on vit-d that the PHANTOMS could come on you, am researching this out a little more but read it in my VFW magazine this months issue, and it said that being low and by taking it, that it could slow or eliminate those PHANTOMS for us,

General Discussion / new foot on the market
« on: November 12, 2008, 06:50:24 PM »
this is to all of you girls and ladies out there, how would you like a foot that has 2.5 inches of heel adjustment built into it.

Am in the process of getting a new pair of legs made and my CPO has recommending this foot. PREFECT STRIDE II X3. here is the web site for it.   It is kind of on the pricy side but if it does every thing that they tell me and i just got of the phone with bioquest, i called them and wanted to know if i could possibly wear my western boots with this foot and was told that they have quite a few people doing that right now. the price tag is 2100.95 per foot.

for my socket i am looking toward the LIMB LOGIC, made by OHIO WILLOW WOOD,  which can be found in this site.

havent read everything about it as of yet but so far like what i have read as far as control of my leg,

Health and Fitness / rash
« on: November 10, 2008, 10:40:57 AM »
how many of you out there wear the ICEROSS SILICONE LINERS, and have a red itchy rash around the top of your liner, i have come across a product that will relieve the itching, it is called HORSEMANS DREAM, and yes it is a product for using on horses, a lot of people us it down here to relieve their arthritis  pain, i use it to relieve the pain in my stumps when i over do it and it also calms my phantom pains down.

You can get at most tack shops, and i now that is say for animal use only and is not FDA approved, it works for me and it may not work for you, just thought that i would pass it on.

General Discussion / quess who has thier hand out now
« on: November 08, 2008, 09:55:49 AM »
It was in lasts nights paper, the BIG THREE AUTO MAKERS, want the govnment to bali them out now. When it going to stop and these people take acount for their own actions, the big three knew a long time ago thatt they needed to start making smaller and better MPG cars, but no they just kept pushing the big gas quzzlers like the H-2'S and the pick pickups.

If you want to get a great deal on a F150 or one like it come down here, at on time they had a sale going and it was 50% off.

Health and Fitness / EGGS
« on: October 08, 2008, 09:24:02 AM »
Hi to all, just read on my computer that eggs are good for you again, will try and copy and post it on here before they take if off.

Differant subject, had an small operation done on my ears yesterday and WOW what a difference it has made with my hearing, for some reason and we haven't found out yet my ears behind my ear drums filled up with water and after he drained them i can here things that i couldn't for the last few weeks. my head felt like it was in a bucket all the time.

Health and Fitness / flu shots
« on: September 30, 2008, 08:40:08 PM »
Now is every one going to be good little boy and girls and run out and get thier flu shot, NOT ME,  i get one and i get sicker than a dead dog, was reading the local paper toniight and the CDC,  is starting to push flu shots agian, saying we cant go with them, i for one sure can and i am going bypass agian this year.

General Discussion / to all thank for the alerts
« on: September 27, 2008, 08:45:03 AM »
As the moderator here on this web site, i want to personnally thank each and everyone one of you that has sent me a alert on spam being place on here. I know that some times i dont alway get to them real fast, but i promise to delete them as fast as i can.


Health and Fitness / zinger attack
« on: September 22, 2008, 08:28:38 AM »
hi to all, have been up since 2:00 AM with a zinger attack in my right stump. they are hitting it right in the inside angle bone area of my missing foot, have tried pain meds no help have my legs and liners on and the liners help some but they are still coming at me and i can almost set my watch with them, about every 10 to  15 seconds apart and man do they hurt, i would rather get hit with 110 volt electricity than have these do there thing to me.

General Discussion / Lion-king wellcome
« on: September 18, 2008, 09:37:19 AM »
Lion-king, welcome to the forum, this is the nasty old moderator yaking at you and just to let you know that you have come to the right place to get your questions answer and not get a bunch of baloney. I am a bilaterial bka my self, and any family member of a amputee is highly welcome here for they need almost or more information about what is going on as does the amputee them selfs

Recreation and Entertainment / NICE LOOKING BALL GIRL
« on: August 29, 2008, 08:57:48 AM »
wHAT DO you think of the ball girl at the US OPEN?????

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