[ Note: It is not permitted to sell items on HW. Because my objective here is to help an HW brother and there is no profit motive, this post was approved by one of the moderators (142). ]
One of the best tips that I got from HW before my surgery was to get tear-away basketball pants. The snaps run the full length of the legs, making it really easy to empty the cath bag, and the elastic waistband is gentle on the incisions. And, the pants are slightly baggy (like most sports pants), which conceals the cath bag perfectly.
It was nearly impossible for me to find this type of pants. I checked every sporting goods store near me and also online.
I no longer need these pants, and would be happy to part with them (for much less than I paid) to another HW brother who is getting ready for surgery.
The pants are Nike and are very similar to these pants
, except that mine are solid black
(no white stripes). Waist is elastic and fits 30" to 40" waist. Inseam is roughly 31".
Since the pants are solid black and so are the snaps, it is barely noticeable that the pants are "special". In fact, I wore the pants with dark suit to a wedding ceremony a few days after my surgery and no one noticed.
Anyone interested in the pants should click on the envelope icon to the left and send me an email, and not reply on HW.
41y. Wife + 5 young kids.
DX 1/28/13: PSA 9, BX G3+4 (5 of 12 cores)
RALP w/ Dr. Tewari 4/3/13
T2c, N0, G4+3, tumor 10%, organ confined, -margins, -EPE, -SVI, +PNI
Pump+pills+bimix for ED rehab
/ Surgery Recap
/ Pathology Report
/ PSA History
Post Edited (gedman) : 6/23/2013 9:17:20 PM (GMT-6)