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by Coll
3 years ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New treatment
Replies: 4
Views: 2332

Re: New treatment

I am so excited for you my dear friend.
by Coll
3 years ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New treatment
Replies: 4
Views: 2332

Re: New treatment

That is fantastic news.  Thanks so much letting us know.  Been missing you.
by Coll
3 years ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Disability discrimination
Replies: 47
Views: 19439

Re: Disability discrimination

While I don't agree with what you say happened, this is my take on the governing individual churches. In the 1800's churches charged for pews.  The rich got the nice comfortable pews in front and the poor stood or if they were lucky they had hard benches to sit on.  This was regulated by a governing...
by Coll
3 years ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Disability discrimination
Replies: 47
Views: 19439

Re: Disability discrimination

I have a choice of afford it or lose everything by moving into assisted living. We have spent close to forty years saving for retirement, working hard and overcoming a lot.  Now because I got an infection volunteering it looks like we might lose all.
by Coll
3 years ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Disability discrimination
Replies: 47
Views: 19439

Re: Disability discrimination

Here is another example of discrimination against the disabled that is called legal and acceptable.  The tax durable medical equipment as part the Affordable Care Act.  This tax increases my medical expenses over $3600 per year. This is suppose to make it more affordable for whom?
by Coll
3 years ago
Forum: Friendship, Romance and Dating
Topic: Loss of friends after disability
Replies: 5
Views: 3770

Re: Loss of friends after disability

Hipsteria,  I totally understand.  My husband has go in for them to on a brain surgery he last year.  We to find someone drove him and stay for up to eight hours until he can leave.  I'm unable drive so we are looking for volunteers. 
by Coll
3 years ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Disability discrimination
Replies: 47
Views: 19439

Re: Disability discrimination

My belief is that the evil one delights in this kind of thing because it divides and causes bitterness.  This then destroys or witness.  I agree that discrimination the cover up is non-loving, therefore a sin, but then the unforgiving is also a sin.  Which is greater?  It hurts me to think that a ch...
by Coll
3 years ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Disability discrimination
Replies: 47
Views: 19439

Re: Disability discrimination

We need to remember that the battle isn't again flesh and bone.
by Coll
3 years ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Greetings from the Colorado Rockies
Replies: 7
Views: 3184

Re: Greetings from the Colorado Rockies

Cactus Jack,
I born Utah.  Guess it doesn't matter which side of the Rockies are on, they are home. :-D
by Coll
3 years ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Disability discrimination, part 2
Replies: 2
Views: 1934

Re: Disability discrimination, part 2

Cactus Jack,  I understand the discrimination given people with TBI and PTSD.  I have a friend that lost his kids because he had TBI and PTSD even though had been their primary caregiver for their whole life.

You have my prayers.

I too have TBI and PTSD.
by Coll
3 years ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Disability discrimination
Replies: 47
Views: 19439

Re: Disability discrimination

It isn't your battle.  The one thing I noticed, because of the total absence of it.  You made no mention prayer.
by Coll
3 years ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Greetings from the Colorado Rockies
Replies: 7
Views: 3184

Re: Greetings from the Colorado Rockies

Yutolia, Welcome

With my TBI I also have a hard time absorbing things I read.  I have listen to it several times though to remember it.  I'm finding I have to write down things be able to remember.
by Coll
3 years ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Empathy and compassion
Replies: 6
Views: 3590

Empathy and compassion

People that have dealt with difficulties are thought to be more compassionate and have empathy for those facing difficulties.  I'm finding that in many ways this isn't really true.  There sometimes appears to be an attitude of, " I've dealt with it, why can't you? "  Or then the comparison game.  I'...
by Coll
3 years ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Greetings from the Colorado Rockies
Replies: 7
Views: 3184

Re: Greetings from the Colorado Rockies

I would like to see the forum get much more active.  There are some things that are better discussed in this format than the chat room.  I personally think that both venues are important for mutual support and friendship.
by Coll
3 years ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Greetings from the Colorado Rockies
Replies: 7
Views: 3184

Greetings from the Colorado Rockies

Howdy all,  I want to introduce myself.
I'm Coll, a below knee amputee with PTSD and TBI along with some other major health problems.  I live in the home I raised my two sons and a few dozen foster children with my husband of over 37 years.