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by Master DIVER TOM
Sat Dec 16, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Adaptations & DIY
Topic: Job perspectives etc
Replies: 7
Views: 17

Re: Job perspectives etc

Alex, Thanks. Trying comes when your trying to find your way to adapt and a starting point . Its by keep to try in spite of Outcome. Your on your Way!!! Focus on the Mechanic job you can do know. When you talk to your friends. Mechanic / service writer ?? Think out of the box to adapt overtime. Keep...
by Master DIVER TOM
Fri Dec 15, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: Adaptations & DIY
Topic: Job perspectives etc
Replies: 7
Views: 17

Re: Job perspectives etc

I get what you are saying about insurance issues. If you think about it , A employer do hire us with limitation by post. Sure a employer may not hire, because of insurance issues (you never know). One thing is true it is better to try than give up. Because of my birth erbs ,Some doctors said I will ...
by Master DIVER TOM
Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: Adaptations & DIY
Topic: Job perspectives etc
Replies: 7
Views: 17

Re: Job perspectives etc

Thanks for writing back! Ever word I said is back up with others , who live our life and post here. Trying to find a way to work at 15 with birth erbs, how to adapt in a 2 arm world . When you are injuried latter in life its still about overcoming your limiation to work. You never fail by trying , t...
by Master DIVER TOM
Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:10 am
Forum: New? Start Here!
Topic: Disability
Replies: 18
Views: 1997

Re: Disability

Wow! You won, Great! Please call your Lawyer, ask what your back amount is , after lawyer expense. When you find out and get this check start paying just the min payment on your credit card and get into a credit card consolidation program. You are doing great, So much Crazy things happen like this i...
by Master DIVER TOM
Wed Dec 13, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: Adaptations & DIY
Topic: Job perspectives etc
Replies: 7
Views: 17

Re: Job perspectives etc

Hi Alex, Not allowed?? I you are waiting on more surgery, Try to find ones that enable you to be a Mechanic. If its just a judgment call Vs a pending surgery. Than dont let any doctor tell you not to TRY!! Drive me crazy I drove a 18 wheeler as a local Chicago semi driver for 25 years, with birth er...
by Master DIVER TOM
Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Newly Injured TBPI
Topic: Arm Amputation, Flail Arm
Replies: 8
Views: 6050

Re: Arm Amputation, Flail Arm

Please look at these post before you consider a arm Amputation,
Some that post find please by Amputation, Others Do not. The answer really relies in what you need to do. Ever one is Difference,
I hope this helps, This subject is hard to do, Ether way or outcome.
Tom
by Master DIVER TOM
Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: Share Your Story: Living with a TBPI
Topic: Looking for answers
Replies: 9
Views: 3735

Re: Looking for answers

I know that you Hurt, To take a arm off does happen, I was born with birth Erbs, a Broken Elbow and Scapula to, Dam Forceps !!! The latter in life injuries and a Dead arm happen to . Many are happy to have this Amputation To. There are many that post as a PLus to do so and others that live with the ...
by Master DIVER TOM
Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:32 am
Forum: New? Start Here!
Topic: Disability
Replies: 18
Views: 1997

Re: Disability

Hi DJK, I am glad you are trying to find a way to work. You know , when I said if a job you try for did not work out ? Then you still would have your SSD if you win a appeal, I hope you do. If you do not , I heard you to. Finding a way to work so you do not lose everything Needs to happen to. Trying...
by Master DIVER TOM
Wed Nov 08, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: New? Start Here!
Topic: Hello! : when I borned until now just the pain and the hell.
Replies: 1
Views: 91

Re: Hello! : when I borned until now just the pain and the hell.

Hi, Your story is much like many here posting. Many find a doctor to help , but Just not enough. Some do find a doctor , Rare but true. But the vast amount posting , have never gotten help from a doctor. In my hole life with birth erbs from the 50s. No doctor never told me about any operation or tre...
by Master DIVER TOM
Mon Oct 30, 2017 7:03 am
Forum: New? Start Here!
Topic: New here
Replies: 1
Views: 125

Re: New here

Hi, I have birth erbs from the 50s, My erbs arm has that rising shoulder to , like what you said. Over the years as my good got stronger , I did see a difference in my shoulders. I think it because , I built my right arm . Normal for us ?? What I wish I could of found is a operation to straiten the ...