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I Am Incontinent

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 802 People

    Need Your Help

    I am looking for an incontinence support group that meets frequently in hospitals, clinics, or other medical locations in Alabama. Do you know of anyone to contact? Please respond. Thank you.
    abarn abarn
    61-65, M
    Sep 20, 2013

    Incontinence Problematic

    I developed overactive bladder which led to needing to visit the bathroom frequently with occasional leaks or "wetting accidents" as the doctors like to call them.  My doctor sent me to the hospital for tests to make sure nothing sinister was going on but the...
    mikey2012 mikey2012
    56-60, M
    5 Responses Jun 21, 2009

    How I Became Incontinent

    Hi, I'm Laetitia, from France. So, sorry for my awful english... To be honest, as long I remember, I always wet the bed. But I didn't have bladder problems durring the day. One day, I was 9 years old, I slided in a stair and broke my neck and had "brain traumatism". ...
    LAETITIA20012003 LAETITIA20012003
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Feb 18, 2010

    Embarrasseddddd

    been dealing with it mosty life. have spinal cord compression from an accident whem i was 19. hate diapers more than anything but wtf. still hate talln about it.
    johnwilson14 johnwilson14
    31-35
    2 Responses Jul 18, 2013

    I Am Always Wet

    I have had a small bladder all my live but the last 10 years or so things have gotten worse. I remember that on numerous occasions that I was hurting so bad I just had to let go and when it started I could not stop. Then someone suggested that maybe I should start...
    idepend idepend
    61-65, M
    5 Responses Feb 18, 2008
    alanclary58 alanclary58
    61-65, M
    1 Response Apr 4, 2014

    Looking For People Willing To Share Their Experiences...

    Hello All! My name is Gayani and I work for a textile & apparel manufacturing company that is developing novel solutions for people with urinary incontinence. We are looking to speak with those of you on this forum in order to better understand your experiences and needs. We...
    Gea31785 Gea31785
    31-35, F
    Oct 22, 2013

    Sex Inspired Medical Advice: With A Stress On The Vice Part.

    I am going to recommend you buy some Jade Eggs and use these to have a way to build your inner pelvic muscles which control, bladder, sex, pelvic rocking and a whole host of other critical things. It is also critical for your posture. Go over to MyBodyzBetter.com you see...
    Subnursedebbie Subnursedebbie
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 10, 2013

    Be Careful What You Wish For

     I am a life-long diaper lover. Beginning as a child for years I was very shameful of this and hid my affectation from everyone. I would wear diapers whenever I could but didn't wet them as I couldn't wash them. Then I found through the internet that there are many of us out...
    Cumphie Cumphie
    66-70, M
    4 Responses Jan 4, 2010

    My Story

    I've suffered from incontinence since I was 8 years old. Both urinary and fecal incontinence. I don't want to get too in-depth with my story, but basically, I had to have abdominal surgery when I was 8, and while we knew there was a risk of complications, the surgeon seriously...
    DamaBezKavalera DamaBezKavalera
    18-21, F
    10 Responses Dec 10, 2011

    The Incontinent Veteran - Going out of town

    but the show will go on I will be leaving for out of town next week for about 12 days. Do not worry though. I will still be posting the podcast on the 1st. I will be going over the evolution of how I manage my incontinence, what products I have and am now using, and my...
    archerstaley archerstaley
    31-35, M
    Jun 18, 2015

    I am looking for people in the NYC area

    who have Overactive Bladder who are willing to talk about treatment, living a normal life after diagnosis, and treatment plans for a well-known health website. These videos are meant to be uplifting and informational. The shoot would be on either March 24th or March 25th. Anyone...
    LLCP LLCP
    41-45, F
    Feb 24

    Latest Blog post I talk about Flying,

    Airports and the TSA and dealing with incontinence. I also go through my first experience and how you can make yours go smoothly. Ask me any questions I am all ears! http://theincontinentveteran.com/2015/07/20/flying-airports-and-the-tsa/
    archerstaley archerstaley
    31-35, M
    Jul 20, 2015

    How Cruel

    well I was at the bus station getting a tea(early grey, hot and make it so). I purposely missed the bus that way I could enjoy my favourite hot drink.. not like I was worried about being late or anything. But I had seen someone whom would always harass me at school, he approached...
    Xinjaboy Xinjaboy
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jul 1, 2013
    alanclary58 alanclary58
    61-65, M
    1 Response Apr 4, 2014

    I suffer from Fecal Incontinence-FI.

    Due to multiple surgeries I had for a Fissure and a Peri-Rectal abscess that formed a Fistula I am incontinent. I have been severely depressed and it affects every aspect of my life. How do others deal and move on? I also have Interstim implant and it is getting removed tomorrow...
    LVCA LVCA
    41-45
    1 Response Apr 24, 2014

    29 And Devestated.

    I'm a 29 year old mom of a beautiful one year old, and a wonderfully supportive husband. I have scoliosis and recently found out I have a herniated disc that is causing a lot of nerve damage. I am awaiting surgery on the 26th. The Dr. says worse case scenario I will be...
    NewMom29 NewMom29
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Sep 16, 2013

    Living With Ms And Having To Wear Diapers

    im new to the hole diaper thing i have ms so now im stuck wearing them 24/7 and can anyone tell me whats a good diaper for me i need something strong and depends suck
    ceondemand ceondemand
    31-35
    10 Responses Sep 9, 2010

    New To This Community!

    Hi, I am Renea! I am trying to connect to people like me. I know there are weirdos out there so please leave me alone. I recently started collage and was discharged from the Army medically. I was in a vehicle rollover while deployed and broke my back. I made an almost 100...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Apr 13, 2013

    I have been dependant on nappies

    for over two years now.
    Stillwetshisbed Stillwetshisbed
    51-55, M
    Nov 26, 2015

    Diapered For Life

    I have been incontinent for the last 5 years. I was never in diapers as a kid I never wet the bed. It was not until I had several bowel surgeries that I became unable to control my bowel. I messed my pants for about a year following one of the surgeries and then it finally got...
    binkygirl05 binkygirl05
    22-25, F
    9 Responses Jul 22, 2012

    I Am Incontinent

    I am a 63 years old male. I started with bedwetting some years ago. Since some months I have accidents during the day. My doc told me that the problems come from medication I have to take. I hate this situation but I can live with it.
    loeke loeke
    66-70, M
    3 Responses Nov 18, 2013

    I recently underwent a radical Prostatectomy.

    Having no idea how the incontinence would affect me. I initially went through a period of anger and disgust, at the indignity of being unable to control my. I have since decided that since I am going to have to live with this condition, I will need practical help from someone...
    alanclary58 alanclary58
    61-65, M
    3 Responses Apr 4, 2014

    Now What?

    Hello everybody For all of you people out there who are incontinent like me,and who are/has been with someone who is not incontinent here my Question How do you tell someone that you are falling in love with that you are incontinent? How might he/she react? What to expect? Yes...
    Tigerlily93 Tigerlily93
    22-25, F
    9 Responses Mar 24, 2013

    I am incontinent and dependant on nappies

    and to be honest have come to really enjoy being this way. I wouldn't want to be cured if it were possible. I shall be happy in nappies for the rest of my life.
    Stillwetshisbed Stillwetshisbed
    51-55, M
    3 Responses May 5, 2015

    This issue has changed me forever.

    I have been to several doctors and even ended up on a mhu for it. My bladder just goes on me. I was even insulted twice by nurses. I wear Always discreet all day and all night. I find it physically painfull. I have no friends anymore. Finding someone like me would be a needle in...
    pbtty pbtty
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Apr 6, 2015

    Embarrasssed For Life

    My title is what this bladder problem I have always seems to me. I was born with it, and I knew I had problems with it since I was young. If I laugh, exercise, or even sneeze, my pants are wet, but I thought that when I get older that it would go away. That didn't happen so,last...
    Tigerlily93 Tigerlily93
    22-25, F
    17 Responses Jan 17, 2012

    Being an 'ordinary' sort of guy I never thought

    I would actually the guts to admit it, but I do have bladder issues, and as my work now means quite a bit of driving around and some overnight stays, I have to wear 'protection' (okay, nappies or diapers if I have to call a spade a spade) at night. It's good that this can be...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jul 9, 2015

    Comming Around

    Some of you know me, or at least have read my posts. I've been dealing with incontinence a long time now, and I'd like to think that after much trial and tribulation I've come to terms with it and manage very well. Recently I met someone here at EP who was himself new to...
    AaronA AaronA
    31-35, M
    1 Response Mar 24, 2012

    Incontinent For Life :-(

    Just wanted to share my experience with other incontinence sufferers. I have been bladder incontinent all my life and have had 5 operations, all of which have failed and I have now been told to just accept my condition. This is hard as I hate wetting myself and having to wear...
    Julienurse Julienurse
    41-45, F
    10 Responses Oct 8, 2008

    If The Shoe Fits

    I typically change standing up because I find it is usually quicker and easier. The only common exception is when changing into the diaper I'll be wearing to bed. I find that the fit is a little different depending on whether I've put my diaper on standing or laying down and that...
    AaronA AaronA
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jun 27, 2013

    Wearing Cloth Diapers And Washing Them And Hanging Them On The Line With My Wife.

    I"m 55 yrs olds and wear diapers.Sence 4yrs I became incontinent from medicine I was taking for my heart. I had a heart attack,and I was like baby for 8 months.my wife had to do everything. She had feed me,put diapers on me.I had drink from a Sippy cup and baby bottles Intel I...
    anaudus anaudus
    51-55, M
    1 Response Sep 2, 2012

    Im 23 years old and I have problems with

    wetting myself during the nights last half year. I was at several doctors and they told me that it is some kind of incontinece and gave me recipe for diapers. So last half a year I am wearing diaper at night. It is quite embarrasing for me and my self-confidence has decreased a...
    loeppare loeppare
    26-30, M
    Dec 27, 2013
    Whenwouldyouliketo Whenwouldyouliketo
    22-25, F
    Aug 29, 2015

    Since Birth

    I was born to early, i almost became a miscarriage but they managed to save me and they put me in an incubator.  So like i said, i survived, but i was born with a defect, i have no bladder och bowel-control, ergo i wet and mess myself all the time. To counter that, i have to...
    MissXerxes MissXerxes
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Dec 3, 2011

    Solution To Severe Urinary Incontinence

    Hello, I wanted to give my testimony about a solution to treat my severe incontinence that has been proposed by my urologist. I have been implanted with the Artificial Urinary Sphincter ZSI 375, it has really improved my life, I can go back now to activities which I was doing...
    NicPa NicPa
    51-55, M
    Nov 12, 2013

    Looking For People Willing To Share Their Experiences...

    Hello All! My name is Gayani and I work for a textile & apparel manufacturing company that is developing novel solutions for people with urinary incontinence. We are looking to speak with those of you on this forum in order to better understand your experiences and needs. We...
    Gea31785 Gea31785
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 22, 2013

    New Airport Security Rules?

    I've never had any problems with airport security while wearing an absorbent product, but I wonder what will be the impact of the new security rules that require that practically everyone be "patted down"? Since the unsuccessful Christmas Day bomber had his explosives...
    TenEyes TenEyes
    61-65
    7 Responses Dec 28, 2009

    Incontinence Then and Now

    Quite some years ago, I suffered a spinal cord injury. I was lucky that it was not a complete break, so I did recover.  Still, the first year after I was out of the hospital, things would go wrong with my body.  My doctor likened it to "noise on the line" that...
    TenEyes TenEyes
    61-65
    1 Response Jan 9, 2008

    Need Advice/Help

    I have to admit it to myself - I have some sort of incontinence issue. Here's my situation: I can hold urine in my bladder - some days better than others. When I'm home, I drink freely (unless I know I'm going out somewhere) and usually don't have any issues. I get very anxious...
    MindfulLife MindfulLife
    46-50
    3 Responses Sep 12, 2013

    Always Have Been.

    according to my dr. some autistic children never learn when they need to pee.there body does not sense the signals or it confuses them.so,i have spent a life time in diapers.and it was not fun.i got bullied everyday at school.got beat up.i had a kids actually take my pants off...
    bababoby bababoby
    31-35
    Sep 27, 2013

    Not the End of the World

    I am not sure how it began, since my incontinence developed over the years. But there was a definite change after a horse kicked me in my lower back when I was around 12-13 years. I flew several meters and had the hoof of the horse imprinted on my skin for weeks. And after...
    Bookman Bookman
    46-50
    6 Responses Jul 24, 2009

    I've shared my experiences

    and shared my view points on certain products regarding adult diapers and whatnot. I want to share a site i came across a site that many of you might want to see. You may go to: www.adult-wearing-diapers.com. There is an abundant of information regarding incontinence and...
    TimmAllen TimmAllen
    51-55, M
    2 Responses May 25, 2015

    Bed Wetting And Had An Accident In The Day Too. Help.

    Hi guys.I've always had a small bladder and used to wet the bed when I was a teenager, but havent really for a long time, until a couple of weeks ago. Now I'm wetting the bed almost every night and can't sleep coz i just dont want to wet myself.To make matters worse, I wet myself...
    linzjp linzjp
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Aug 14, 2011

    I was able to get Marc from

    wearing-adult-diapers.com and Brittany from the Back in Diapers youtube channel. Both of them were great and you can check out their sites and blogs via the website and listen to them on the podcast! These guys are really trailblazing the path for acceptance and awareness...
    archerstaley archerstaley
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Jul 14, 2015

    Brands That Work Best

    I use Dry 24/7 (medium), when available, or Secure X Plus. They are bulky and noticeable, so wear loose fitting clothing.
    heavypants heavypants
    46-50, M
    Jul 23, 2013

    A Day In The Life Of A 24/7 Diapered Girl That Had To Wear A Hip Abduction Orthotics

    Seven days a week each morning my alarm clock goes off at 7am to wake me up so I can change my night time diaper. Despite it is only soak with urine, a diaper change is necessary since the wet one has been on me through the night for the last eight to nine hours. First I have...
    QtieBaby QtieBaby
    26-30, F
    Jul 19, 2013

    Anyone Not Into It For Kicks?

    When I first came onto EP I was quite pleased that I had a semi-anonymous place where I could admit to something only a couple of close friends know about, that is I have 'accidents' sometimes and wear 'special' pants at night and when going to places where I think I might run...
    Iggylad Iggylad
    31-35, M
    19 Responses Oct 4, 2010

    A Dream

    I have a friend named David and last night I had a dream that we were back in high school and that he had just become incontinent. I don't know why he had become that way but he was hiding it as best as he could. I found out because we were at his house and he suddenly ran in the...
    Lunx Lunx
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 25, 2012

    Goodwill

    Goodwill My wife and I went to goodwill last night to shop for clothes to wear on a date, our second date lol. We had our 9th wedding anniversary Friday, so I asked her on a date. We can't afford to eat out alot, not for a lack of working but life cost a lot these days. I knew...
    winghead81 winghead81
    31-35, M
    Sep 22, 2013

    I Am Partially Bowel / Urinary Incontinent

    Ten years ago I was diagnosed with bowel colitis, and bladder inflammation. The doctor prescribed 2 medications that take the edge off my symptoms, but are not a cure. I have to wear a diaper to sleep, and after meals, and when I'm out of the house to avoid disasters...
    heavypants heavypants
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Jul 23, 2013

    Managing Incontinence - Kegels 4 Women

    Incontinence is so common that, firstly, don’t be ashamed of it! I was reading up on Incontinence as someone I know has it, and was shocked to find that 1/3 of women suffer from pelvic floor muscle weakness, and 70% of them suffer in silence - not even seeing their GP - out...
    insync2 insync2
    46-50
    Jul 22, 2013
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