Looking for ostomy belt

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DePiro
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Date Joined Nov 2003
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   Posted 2/18/2005 5:51 PM (GMT -6)   
Hey all,..does anyone know where I can purchase an ostomy belt. I have seen it online but I just cant find it anymore. Im talking about the belt that goes around the waist and the bag hides inside the belt.Please post it here or email me if you know where to find it.
                         Thanks for the help
31 year old male Debary Florida U.S.A
Diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in 1999
Had first step  J-pouch procedure Jan 4 /2005
Joke :   When I was sick with UC, my Dr. told me to avoid any unnecessary stress,..
                                      so I never opened any of his bills.
                        
 
 


Pin Cushion
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   Posted 2/20/2005 1:55 AM (GMT -6)   
I remember seeing them somewhere but cant remember where.
But I did make my own out of a old pair of sweat pants. Here is a url of pics I took to show someone else of a pouch cover in the making.
http://www.geocities.com/ambassadorgowron/pouch1.jpg
http://www.geocities.com/ambassadorgowron/pouch2.jpg
Hope that helps.
AL
Sigmoid Colostomy / Crohns / Type 1 Diabetic / Ostioarthritus / Asthma / High Blood Pressure / High Colesterol / Migraines. Ain't life a joy?



* I think it may be time for a colorful metaphor*


DePiro
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Date Joined Nov 2003
Total Posts : 435
   Posted 2/20/2005 8:31 AM (GMT -6)   
Thanks for the info,hey check it out I finnally found it on this site.
 


31 year old male Debary Florida U.S.A
Diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in 1999
Had first step  J-pouch procedure Jan 4 /2005
Joke :   When I was sick with UC, my Dr. told me to avoid any unnecessary stress,..
                                      so I never opened any of his bills.
                        
 
 

Post Edited (DePiro) : 2/20/2005 9:28:22 AM (GMT-7)


Pin Cushion
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Date Joined Feb 2003
Total Posts : 442
   Posted 2/21/2005 5:36 PM (GMT -6)   
It looks like a kewl idea, but it holds the pouch horizontal not vertical, which to me looks like it wouldn't fill properly, and since I have active crohns I have to empty mine several times a day as it is.
I did send an email to them asking about that.
Thx for the ifo
AL
Sigmoid Colostomy / Crohns / Type 1 Diabetic / Ostioarthritus / Asthma / High Blood Pressure / High Colesterol / Migraines. Ain't life a joy?



* I think it may be time for a colorful metaphor*


DePiro
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Date Joined Nov 2003
Total Posts : 435
   Posted 2/22/2005 12:11 PM (GMT -6)   
I ordered one so I will let you know how it works.
31 year old male Debary Florida U.S.A
Diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in 1999
Had first step  J-pouch procedure Jan 4 /2005
Joke :   When I was sick with UC, my Dr. told me to avoid any unnecessary stress,..
                                      so I never opened any of his bills.
                        
 
 


M
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Date Joined Feb 2005
Total Posts : 12
   Posted 2/28/2005 9:01 AM (GMT -6)   
HI
I am new here!
I have been using belts forever now ... it really helps to hold the pouch & helps me worry less about leaks & stuff

(Crohns's over 20 yrs, perm illeostomy)
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