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I'm wondering if there are any endurance athletes out there that work out in hot, humid weather and have a bag they believe in that does not leak. If you could share your routine and supplies you believe in, I would greatly appreciate it. I am small and don't really like the 12 inch bags. I also like the lock and roll and hate bag clips. Does any other athletes out there find it frustrating that the manufacturers don't have more mid sized bags options that are extended stay? I also find it frustrating that the one piece bags leak more than the two piece. Why is that?
Thank you for your help!
Thank you. I'm still getting output out of the colostomy. Not a lot but some everyday for the last few days. I spoke with my colorectal surgeon and he said it was going to do that but he didn't say how long it would be doing it. I'm sure how ever long it takes to clear out that part of the intestines is how long it will happen. I'm still wearing a bag on it until it stops all together. Thanks for the info!!
Welcome to O'land! Sounds like you worked really hard on trying to get your body to heal. Unfortunately I don't have an answer as I haven't been in your shoes so to speak but the colostomy clearing out makes sense to me. Didn't your doctor give you any instructions on what to do about the wound? I've had my colostomy since 05 and had a dressing over the wound until it started to close up and heal. I do recall reading about a large tape like bandage that is used for covering wounds called tagaderm. Here is a link if you are interested in checking them out: https://www.rehabmart.com/category/transparent_dressings.htm
Hope it helps.