Walt, living with an ostomy for over 30 years
Now that you have an ostomy, the idea of taking long trips can seem daunting. But with a little extra preparation, you can enjoy the trip of a lifetime. Walt Brilhart and his wife Lallah have certainly not let Walt’s ostomy stop them from taking their annual drive to Hilton Head, South Carolina—or anywhere else!
Tips for Carefree Road Trips
Keep these tips in mind when planning your four-wheeled getaway:
Pack an Excess of Essentials
Precutting skin barriers can help make pouch changes easier and quicker. Alternatively, ConvaTec Moldable Technology™ skin barriers can generally accommodate any changes to your stoma without the need of accessories, meaning no scissors are needed.
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