my new flying concern!

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

Veteran Member

Date Joined Aug 2006
Total Posts : 6571
   Posted 9/25/2011 8:00 PM (GMT -6)   
i just went to tampa and had no problems with the TSA, however i almost had a huge disaster in the airplane bathroom! I went to empty my bag, and was just opening it, had it sort of pointed upwards, and i guess there was turbulence, because all of a sudden the plane bumped and lurched and my hand, holding the bag, goes up in the air, so the bag is pointing right in my face, open at the end! and i thought, ok there is nothing the TSA could do that would be worse than all this poo flying in my face cause of turbulence!
If i ever have to go while on an airplane again i'm going to make sure things are always pointed down!

Veteran Member

Date Joined Jan 2007
Total Posts : 4147
   Posted 9/25/2011 8:44 PM (GMT -6)   
OMG!!!! So did you get it in the face??????


Did you find the air cabin pressure made the bag fill with air? How did your guts feel internally? Did they work normally?


Regular Member

Date Joined Jan 2009
Total Posts : 394
   Posted 9/25/2011 9:00 PM (GMT -6)   
Oh my! Not a good experience :(
13 yr old daughter diagnosed UC 12/08

Just spent 8 days in Hospital due to flare & back on Pred :(
Headed for surgery 9/30/11

Remicade: 6/16/11, 7/1/11 and 7/25/11
previously on 6MP, Asacol, Lialda, Rowasa, Cortocoid
Pancreatitis 2/10 after being on Rowasa & Lialda
C-Diff 6/10

Husband dg'd Crohn's 2/09 at age 46 -
Remicade every 8 wks

Veteran Member

Date Joined Aug 2006
Total Posts : 6571
   Posted 9/25/2011 10:06 PM (GMT -6)   
no it didnt actually fly out, i managed to grab it with my other hand and squeeze it shut, just in time!  but i didnt like how it was pointed right at me and really close to my face!
it didnt fill up with air, the other times i have flown i didnt even have to empty, i just made the mistake of eating the wrong food before hand, and not taking my immodium at the right time.  The cabin pressure doesnt really change that much, its just like when you go up the mountain and your ears pop, it stays pretty equal.
 I guess my stomach felt the same, i get kind of motion sick so i had that going on, but that has nothing to do with having had surgery, ive always been like that. 
I do think its weird, that once i get off the plane, i still feel like im moving for a while, its really odd.

Veteran Member

Date Joined Jun 2005
Total Posts : 981
   Posted 9/26/2011 7:14 AM (GMT -6)   
OMG, that could have been a disaster! That will give me something to think about the next time I fly lol. Glad you were able to stop it from flying all over you :-)

Equestrian Mom
Veteran Member

Date Joined Mar 2008
Total Posts : 3115
   Posted 9/27/2011 3:28 PM (GMT -6)   
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
...wish I knew then what I know NOW!
New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Monday, July 23, 2018 3:07 AM (GMT -6)
There are a total of 2,984,500 posts in 327,263 threads.
View Active Threads

Who's Online
This forum has 162003 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, hkj34602.
240 Guest(s), 6 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
LXZFHTYDF998, fdsafdsag01, hkj34602, sbuydkest,, Another UC Mum