I'm a little excited...only you guys will understand!

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   Posted 2/5/2008 8:51 AM (GMT -7)   
Good morning everyone,I hope that you all are feeling good today!
So,I have been having some remodeling done of my main bathroom,& I got a new potty!
My old potty was such a piece of junk.You had to hold the handle down to flush,& could only flush a small amount of TP because the drain in the bottom was so small,or you better hope that you have waders on....hehe
I actually bought an identical potty to the one that was in the house that I rented previously.I already knew that I liked it because I spent soooo much time in the bathroom there.
OH yeah,I also got some new ceramic tile put in & will be getting a new sink soon.
I just wanted to share my excitement,cause I know that most of you can relate!
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   Posted 2/5/2008 8:54 AM (GMT -7)   
bathrooms are important. I can't believe you could only flush a small amount of tp! How did you manage that? LOL

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   Posted 2/5/2008 9:06 AM (GMT -7)   
Great news for you and I do understand your excitement............the bathroom is your own private library.......... :-)   Kudos for installing your fav toilet.
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   Posted 2/5/2008 9:19 AM (GMT -7)   
It's the most important room for Crohnies....I put up nice pictures in mine. Don't want it to feel so sterile since I spend so much time in there. What color is the tile? Do you have a separate "toilet closet"? A nice colour of paint would make it feel rich as well.

I hope you enjoy it tongue

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   Posted 2/5/2008 1:21 PM (GMT -7)   
Good for you sounds really nice. When i did my bathroom I got 17 inch high ones really easy on the hips.
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   Posted 2/5/2008 1:36 PM (GMT -7)   
Good for you! Bathrooms are the most important room in the house for CDers!!!

I have to say, I'm spoiled. We have 3 bathrooms in our house. We've been in this house for almost 9 years and my husband has redone all 3 bathrooms. Each one now has the super flush type. The ones that you can flush a dozen golf balls at a time. I haven't tried the golf balls, but I've put my fair share of TP down them and they work like a charm. The old ones didn't work worth a darn.

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   Posted 2/5/2008 1:38 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi for all us crohnnies the bathroom is our santuary. It is important to have a good toilet.
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   Posted 2/5/2008 2:37 PM (GMT -7)   
I am so happy that you got a new potty.

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   Posted 2/5/2008 3:30 PM (GMT -7)   


I also spend lots of time in the restroom, my wife suggested using baby wipes to clean yourself, (don't flush them) boy I feel and smell soooooo much better. I know it's gross, but us crohnies understand. Enjoy yourself.

P.S. They have travel sizes for the trips out of your home.

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   Posted 2/5/2008 6:48 PM (GMT -7)   
round bowl or elongated?


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   Posted 2/5/2008 7:12 PM (GMT -7)   
     yeah yeah Congagtulations! (I've been lucky, I've not flared some of the places I have lived in!) yeah yeah

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   Posted 2/7/2008 2:48 PM (GMT -7)   
Crohnie 1985...I use the baby wipes that are flushable...just make sure it says on package "flushable", I've never had any problem with them and they are oh-so refreshing...haha.
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   Posted 2/7/2008 4:35 PM (GMT -7)   
I can't wait until we do our renovations - we only have one bathroom right now, and I don't know what I'd do if it didn't work!!!!!.

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   Posted 2/7/2008 4:46 PM (GMT -7)   
i have always wanted a toilet in my living room or maybe home theatre in my bathroom ...hey when your single anything is possible lol.

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   Posted 2/7/2008 7:51 PM (GMT -7)   
yeah  Fantastic!
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