HOW I DID IT is an ongoing series where readers share firsthand experiences living with an ostomy.
Here's a shortcut that can save you some time getting ready in the morning. Ostomate and YouTuber, Amber Wallace, has a simple solution to keep your ostomy system from getting wet. The best part is, she’s using just two items and one already comes inside the box of many pouch orders.
Amber had ileostomy surgery in July, 2016 because of Crohn’s disease. Here’s the routine that keeps her ostomy pouching system dry and leak free in the shower.
Sometimes it’s the simplest solutions that work out the best. Thanks for sharing, Amber!
Here are the two products used in her video:
- 3M Durapore Cloth Tape (3M.com)
- Hollister 2-piece drainable lock n roll pouch: #18182