Welcome to the group.
Let me just say that it would appear that the average time required to get the continence in check is about 3 to 4 months. We have had some guys who were dry from day one, and some who have taken many months, and some whonhave never conquered it without surgical intervention.
I was an 8 monther.
I can only that kegels are very important, and patience. The odds are very good that you will get over it. So keep a little sense of humor, a little it is what it is attitude, kegel on a regular basis, and stay around herde for a while as you try find the valve on Willie.
Age 58, PSA 4.47 Biopsy - 2/12 cores , Gleason 4 + 5 = 9
Da Vinci, Cleveland Clinic 4/14/09 Nerves spared, but carved up a little.
0/23 lymph nodes involved pT3a NO MX
Catheter and 2 stints in ureters for 2 weeks .
Neg Margins, bladder neck negative
Living the Good Life, cancer free 6 week PSA <.03
3 month PSA <.01 (different lab)
5 month PSA <.03 (undetectable)
6 Month PSA <.01
1 pad a day, no progress on ED. Trimix injection
No pads, 1/1/10, 9 month PSA < .01
1 year psa (364 days) .01
15 month PSA <.01