Anybody try a StealthBelt?

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CorgiMama
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   Posted 5/3/2011 4:14 PM (GMT -6)   
Curious if anyone has tried a Stealth Belt.  There is a website for them.  It looks exactly like what I would want for swimming and working out. (Neither of which I've done since the surg)  They are pretty pricey, but if it really is a good product, then I will invest.
 

Equestrian Mom
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   Posted 5/3/2011 5:49 PM (GMT -6)   
There are many on here that use the Stealthbelt and other forms of support...it is really a personal choice, not a necessity, so read through some of the older posts, too!

I swim, run, workout and anything else I want without any belts...I tuck my pouch into my undies and go! As far as swimming I wear a two-piece tankini with a skirt and it holds things together nicely.

Have fun getting back to the gym!
formally known as OHIO76 ~ honoring my daughter's passion!
Crohn’s dx 1989
some terrible years before my temporary ileo in 2001
Proctocolectomy w/end ileo in 2008
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WeirdBeard
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   Posted 5/3/2011 6:51 PM (GMT -6)   
A tank top around my belly works as well as any of the belts that I have tried. It's much cheaper, too.
51 - male - in North Carolina near Asheville
UC is GONE!! Permanent ilieostomy on July 8th, 2010.
Stoma is named "Sparky".

smackie
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   Posted 5/3/2011 11:39 PM (GMT -6)   
I found the stealth belt to be a life changer.

There's been a bit of this on the forum recently- on a post 'horizontal vs. vertical'

Due to the position of my stoma my belt line crosses mid way on the bag. Because of this wearing it horizontal works much better. Can wear any of my jeans / belts / suits no problem.

It does look like i gained a few kilos when it's full and you do have to always have the bag horizontal (unless you can use a bag which rotates). But otherwise I have had no problems!
Jul 06 - Dx with Coeliac
Sep 06 - Dx with Crohn's
Oct 10 - Pancolitis subsequent to a campylobacteriosis infection
Dec 10 - Dx Crohn's (GI) / Dx UC (Surgeon) / Dx Indeterminate colitis (Pathologist)
Dec 10 - Subtotal Colectomy & End Ileostomy [complicated by high dose IV steroids]
2011 - The year of recovery
2012 - Ileosigmoid anastomosis? J-pouch? Total proctocolectomy?
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