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Tigerlily
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I am lucky that I live a 40 minute drive to the path of totality for yesterday’s solar eclipse, so my family climbed into the car, with eclipse glasses, pinbox camera, colander and white pillow case at the ready, and headed to the north shore of Lake Erie. We thought if we chose a quiet country road that we would be by ourselves, but boy was that wrong! Hundreds of people, and cars everywhere. But no washrooms. So what to do when I needed to empty? Since we were pulled off to the side of the road, alongside a farmer’s field, I couldn’t exactly duck behind a bush - there weren’t any. So I opened the car doors facing the field and stood between them to give me some privacy, unzipped my jeans and emptied into a bag. I realized that everyone was looking at the sky anyway, so it was much easier than I thought. And hand sanitizer in the car solved how to clean my hands. The eclipse was spectacular, and probably the only one I will ever be lucky enough to see. So glad my ostomy didn’t get in the way.

 

Laurie

Just a semicolon


   
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Hi Laurie, I wonder if you have done something that no other human on Earth has ever done during an eclipse 🤔🤔🤔🤗🤗

ileostomy 31st August 1994 for Crohns


   
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VeganOstomy
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I bet you had a huge advantage over other people who would have *needed* an actual toilet, eh @tigerlily? 🤣

We don't live in the path of totality, but we did get a peek at the sun through some very overcast skies!

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Just your friendly neighborhood ostomate.
~ Crohn's Disease ¦ Ileostomy ~


   
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Tigerlily
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@veganostomy good point! It turned out to be much easier for me simply because I didn’t need a toilet. 

We woke up to cloudy skies too, and I thought the whole thing would have been for nothing, but the skies cleared around noon. We were incredibly lucky.

 

Laurie

Just a semicolon


   
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