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    #76
    Originally posted by Shaun View Post
    Just a thought. Anybody ever have one come off/ problem with it staying on during transfers?
    never the wafer, but you need to be present to the geometry of the bag though! If you have a long shirt tucked in and you just try pulling it up and out, there's the possibility that that if it's over and then up/under the bag, that you'll pull the bag off. More often, you'll just un-snap part of the opening. I always check around the periphery to ensue it's still 100% attached.
    You'll soon get the hang of it. Just be mindful. I actually fold mine up behind itself to minimize the tail which is mostly cause in the matter when it gets un-snapped.

    Never really a problem transferring.
    69yo male T12 complete since 1995
    NW NJ

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      #77
      Originally posted by Shaun View Post
      Just a thought. Anybody ever have one come off/ problem with it staying on during transfers?
      Nope. I've not had any issues (yet).

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        #78
        Groovy! How about any issues with it being right under the waistband?

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          #79
          Mine's right above the belt.
          When the chocolate factory is shipping product, I may pull out my shirt and bag in the area so I can oversee production. Whenever out in public I have my fanny-pack on which hides everything including shirt-tail.
          IMO putting it at the wait-line would be very bad planning.
          The only possible downside for my location is the riding in my car (2015 VW GTI), the seatbelt goes right over it. If i'm pumping mud, it can get me a little scared!
          69yo male T12 complete since 1995
          NW NJ

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            #80
            I stuck a 2 piece on this morning about an inch and a half low right of my belly button. Put on the tightest pants with a super cumbersome waistband and went about my day,lots of transfers. stayed stuck, bag got pinched under my belly a bit but stayed snug.

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              #81
              Originally posted by Shaun View Post
              I stuck a 2 piece on this morning about an inch and a half low right of my belly button. Put on the tightest pants with a super cumbersome waistband and went about my day,lots of transfers. stayed stuck, bag got pinched under my belly a bit but stayed snug.
              Mine's maybe an inch and a half lower than belly button also.
              69yo male T12 complete since 1995
              NW NJ

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                #82
                The way I wear my pants these days I consider my belly button my waist line, like 80 year man Should of mentioned that

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                  #83
                  Originally posted by Shaun View Post
                  I stuck a 2 piece on this morning about an inch and a half low right of my belly button. Put on the tightest pants with a super cumbersome waistband and went about my day,lots of transfers. stayed stuck, bag got pinched under my belly a bit but stayed snug.
                  mines about an inch and a half bellow and left of my belly button. I pull my pants up over my belly button now. As a quad i find the one piece disposables the easiest to use.

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                    #84
                    Question of the day!
                    How much of crease can run through your stoma location? Not even so much crease as wee wrinkle.
                    I bend over and lay across my knees to empty my leg bag, a squishy situation for the selected area but im thinking unless theres muck then no matter!? Stoma area would be pretty tough.

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                      #85
                      Sorry for fully and completely hijacking your thread Landrover!

                      Ive been working on the visible aspect of it. Gotta tell ya, no ones noticed. When I first slapped on the bag I didn't even tell the wife, she didn't notice till bed that night.
                      Today, I put some water and paper towel to buldge it...no ones noticed it. Under waist band, over waistband and just under shirt..no ones noticed

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                        #86
                        Did you all find you experienced constipation more often post colostomy than pre?

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                          #87
                          I'd say less. But more importantly was that I tend to feel less bloated. I find eating more frequently and keeping fluids up helps (as always).

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                            #88
                            Less bloated! I like thoughts of that.

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                              #89
                              Don't want to scare you off I have had my ostomy since May and just had my first bout with constapation last week. I had been eating the samethings I have been since the surgery so the only thing I can think it might have been was the last fresh half of ear of sweet corn for the summer. I drank a lot of liquid both hot and cold and took some stool softners and after four days the flood gates opened finally.

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                                #90
                                Take a little more than a bit of constipation to change my mind. When they told me 3-5 days, no private rooms and no wifi I just about said no way though.

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