Statistically, us girls greatly outnumber men when it comes to incontinence, as well as other people’s perception of us being directly related to self-esteem. With that in mind, why isn’t there a reliable incontinence product made just for women? When I didn’t have a need for absorbent underwear, my panty drawer was beaming with light, sexy boyshorts, lacy thongs, low rise bikinis, all the colors of the pastel rainbow. A pair of cute panties makes a girl feel special, pretty, elegant and sexy all rolled up in a in a little cotton and lace.
Panties become an arbitrary act for the incontinent woman, I threw all mine out when I knew that I wouldn’t ever be able to wear them against my skin without fear of wetting myself. I even wore them under my diapers for a while because the diapers felt scratchy and strange to me in the beginning, but after getting a bad rash I figured that was silly (oh, the things we do to make ourselves feel comfortable).
The solution to this problem is a diaper made by women, for women. Yes, many women solve their problems with pads, but there’s nothing made for the active woman who needs 24/7 protection. We need something with color, a low-rise fit, and leg gathers that you can trust. I hope to make this a forum for exchanging ideas on what your ideal diaper would be, and hopefully this knowledge will prove useful for diaper manufacturers. Someday we’ll be able to overcome all the shame of incontinence, and that starts with finding the best way to manage it! --Sadie--