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Fri Oct 01, 2021 7:31 pm
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Ok so I have heard the term but what happened was far from my idea of explosive.  6am I start vomiting I am supposed to be going to visit my sister for a few days and now this.  Then I started getting really painful cramps.  I thought I was getting diverticulitis again it hurt so bad and yes the doctor DID NOT take it all.  So the cramping finally subsided only to feel my bag full of air or is it and then bang I am holding my bag as it blew right off.  Thank God I have a good bed pad.  Then I scoop everything up and knock over my vomit bucket all the while still exploding.  I am now by the toilet but the jet spray doesn't want to go into toilet let's try the wall behind the toilet.  Needless to say I feel like sh*$ and now have a ton to clean.  I think it will be funny but not yet.  Hung sheets on fence n hosed them off and hours later made to laundry room.  So much for traveling if this had happened at my sisters home I would have died.  

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Fri Oct 01, 2021 8:27 pm

It sounds like you may have a virus. I hope you’re feeling better soon.

Fri Oct 01, 2021 9:57 pm

Hope you are feeling better. Could you have eaten something that maybe caused the problem. I have never had food poision but have heard some of the  symptoms are vomiting, diarrhea stomach pain. If it continues I would go see a Dr. Best wishes

Sat Oct 02, 2021 2:00 am

Hello Gimo.
This does sound like a bug of some sort, which might need some medication to sort it. It sounds as if you usually have a positive attitude ("I think it will be funny but not yet"), and this will undoubtedly help in the longer term.
All I can say is that there will be many people on here who will empathise with you from their own personal experiences.

I had a similar ‘explosive’ experience in the middle of irrigation when the sleeve detached and faeces shot out like a volcano. As usual, I coped with the emotional impact by writing rhymes in the early hours - after I had cleaned up the mess.
This incident warranted at least two rhymes; the first when it happened, and the second sometime later, at a time when I was having ‘flashbacks’.


Best wishes
Bill

AN IRRIGATOR’S IRRITANT.

When once you start to irrigate
certain things can irritate.
There’s one specific thing I’ll share
that’s got to be my worst nightmare.

For those of you who do not know
how hard and fast can be the flow.
Think of a loose, high pressure hose,
it’s very much like one of those.

There is no drama or ordeal
if flange and skin have a good seal.
There’s nothing nasty to convey
as all the mess gets flushed away.

If it were not for the bag
the mess would be an dreadful drag.
Occasionally the seal will break
then you’re left in water’s wake.

There’s very little you can do
when shit is spurting over you.
It’s very hard to comprehend
exactly when this thing will end.

For whilst I panic and I’m soaked
with the smell I’m also choked.
As I get covered head to toe
it seems there is nowhere to go.

I feel myself become compost
and all my dignity is lost.
I’m just one great big heap of shit
and I just cannot cope with it.

I think that things cannot get worse
as I start to swear and curse.
Then when I’m trying to lay blame
it stops as sudden as it came.

I tell myself I will not cower
as I jump into the shower.
I’ll treat this inconvenience
as part of life’s experience.

                                    B. Withers 2012

 

INCIDENTS AND ACCIDENTS.

This tale is of an ostomate
but told for those who irrigate.
For I feel it may be they
who will envisage what I say.

Today I had an incident,
a torrid horrid accident.
Right in the middle of my flush
it all came out in one big rush.

This would not have been so bad
except the wafer came unclad.
Now those of you who know this scene
will know exactly what I mean.

When you’re flushing pressure grows
then stomas act like volcanoes.
The faeces always takes its course
erupting with enormous force.

There’s little I could do although
I quickly tried to stem the flow.
But a cupped hand won’t stem the tide
of all that faeces held inside.

In the first explosive wave
I knew not how it would behave.
With no way of controlling it
I was head to toe in slimy shit.

Then when I thought I’d do no more
shit shot across the bathroom floor.
It showered like a rainy squall
and soon was spread on every wall.

Though I showered and cleaned as well
I failed to clear up all the smell.
Although it took me half the night
to try to put this whole mess right.

But now I’ve given up instead
and think that I’ll just go to bed.

                                        B. Withers 2013

 

 

Past Member
Sun Oct 03, 2021 2:29 pm


Bill wrote:

Hello Gimo.
This does sound like a bug of some sort, which might need some medication to sort it. It sounds as if you usually have a positive attitude ("I think it will be funny but not yet"), and this will undoubtedly help in the longer term.
All I can say is that there will be many people on here who will empathise with you from their own personal experiences.

I had a similar ‘explosive’ experience in the middle of irrigation when the sleeve detached and faeces shot out like a volcano. As usual, I coped with the emotional impact by writing rhymes in the early hours - after I had cleaned up the mess.
This incident warranted at least two rhymes; the first when it happened, and the second sometime later, at a time when I was having ‘flashbacks’.


Best wishes
Bill

AN IRRIGATOR’S IRRITANT.

When once you start to irrigate
certain things can irritate.
There’s one specific thing I’ll share
that’s got to be my worst nightmare.

For those of you who do not know
how hard and fast can be the flow.
Think of a loose, high pressure hose,
it’s very much like one of those.

There is no drama or ordeal
if flange and skin have a good seal.
There’s nothing nasty to convey
as all the mess gets flushed away.

If it were not for the bag
the mess would be an dreadful drag.
Occasionally the seal will break
then you’re left in water’s wake.

There’s very little you can do
when shit is spurting over you.
It’s very hard to comprehend
exactly when this thing will end.

For whilst I panic and I’m soaked
with the smell I’m also choked.
As I get covered head to toe
it seems there is nowhere to go.

I feel myself become compost
and all my dignity is lost.
I’m just one great big heap of shit
and I just cannot cope with it.

I think that things cannot get worse
as I start to swear and curse.
Then when I’m trying to lay blame
it stops as sudden as it came.

I tell myself I will not cower
as I jump into the shower.
I’ll treat this inconvenience
as part of life’s experience.

                                    B. Withers 2012

 

INCIDENTS AND ACCIDENTS.

This tale is of an ostomate
but told for those who irrigate.
For I feel it may be they
who will envisage what I say.

Today I had an incident,
a torrid horrid accident.
Right in the middle of my flush
it all came out in one big rush.

This would not have been so bad
except the wafer came unclad.
Now those of you who know this scene
will know exactly what I mean.

When you’re flushing pressure grows
then stomas act like volcanoes.
The faeces always takes its course
erupting with enormous force.

There’s little I could do although
I quickly tried to stem the flow.
But a cupped hand won’t stem the tide
of all that faeces held inside.

In the first explosive wave
I knew not how it would behave.
With no way of controlling it
I was head to toe in slimy shit.

Then when I thought I’d do no more
shit shot across the bathroom floor.
It showered like a rainy squall
and soon was spread on every wall.

Though I showered and cleaned as well
I failed to clear up all the smell.
Although it took me half the night
to try to put this whole mess right.

But now I’ve given up instead
and think that I’ll just go to bed.

                                        B. Withers 2013

 

 

This is just too funny I love your poems.  I am going to copy if it is allowed and send to my sister who thinks it is all in my head.  Oh that sounds like the start of a poem for me. Again thanks for the laugh. 
Linda

Past Member
Sun Oct 03, 2021 2:33 pm


lovely wrote:

Hope you are feeling better. Could you have eaten something that maybe caused the problem. I have never had food poision but have heard some of the  symptoms are vomiting, diarrhea stomach pain. If it continues I would go see a Dr. Best wishes

I am not sure if it something I ate. I have been on antibiotics again for a kidney infection.  It is just one thing after another with me even my psychiatrist thinks it is bizarre that it keep happening.  Part of it might be my nerves. They are shot.  I know it will get better but wished it would hurry up

❤️ Linda

Past Member
Sun Oct 03, 2021 2:36 pm


Morning glory wrote:

It sounds like you may have a virus. I hope you’re feeling better soon.

I have a kidney infection and on antibiotics.  I have been on antibiotics almost all of last year and now they just make me sick.

Linda

Mon Oct 04, 2021 2:02 am


Anonymous wrote:

This is just too funny I love your poems.  I am going to copy if it is allowed and send to my sister who thinks it is all in my head.  Oh that sounds like the start of a poem for me. Again thanks for the laugh. 
Linda

Hello Gimo.

Thanks for your appreciation of the poems. Of course I would have no objection to you sharing it with your sister ( or anyone else!). It is unfortunate that people who do not suffer with chronic conditions, have difficulties empathising with those who do. This seems to be especially so with the psychological and emotional aspects of the conditions.  

Best wishes

Bill

Past Member
Mon Oct 04, 2021 8:15 am


Bill wrote:

Hello Gimo.

Thanks for your appreciation of the poems. Of course I would have no objection to you sharing it with your sister ( or anyone else!). It is unfortunate that people who do not suffer with chronic conditions, have difficulties empathising with those who do. This seems to be especially so with the psychological and emotional aspects of the conditions.  

Best wishes

Bill

I feel like I have diverticulitis again. The idiot surgeon only took the area of rupture not rest of the diverticulosis.  I took a nausea pill and it helped with dry heaves, now I still have cramping and finally passed some stool liquid but not explosive. Been cramping all night try to drink water or Gatorade but cramps me up so I know I am dehydrated too. I must have a bug.  No cough so not covid.  At this point I am not lucky enough to croak.  Thanks for your kind words.  I am a tough old gal so will get past this.  It has just been one infection after another and I am weary.

Past Member
Wed Oct 06, 2021 1:14 am


Morning glory wrote:

It sounds like you may have a virus. I hope you’re feeling better soon.

Ten days on keflex  and my kidney infection is not gone.  Now I will go to DR office and get a antibiotic shot for 10 days.  I just want it to stop.  It has been non stop for over a year.  Not to worry tho  I am a tough cookie.

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