Anyone else use their nappies/diapers for convenience?

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I am a female with urge incontinence (bladder only). I wont make it to the bathroom if I have less than 2 or so minutes to do so. When I first started wearing pads/nappies, I only wore them in case of emergencies/accidents and tried to make it to the bathroom and never ever did "number 2" in them. 

But over the years I have become more confident and comfortable with wearing nappies. I often wear in the house, despite there being a toilet. Im very embarrassed about how lazy I have become. 

I was in walking in the countryside last week and there were no toilets in the area. My stomach started cramping and I knew I needed a poo. A couple of years ago I would have struggled home with a bad tummy ache. But I just did the (massive) poo in my nappy and got on with my walk. I changed when I got home but it felt much better that way. This isn't the first time I have had a poo in my nappy, it's sometimes just simpler and more comfy.

I rarely go to a loo if I need a wee these days. Im usually busy and will be bursting by the time I make it (if I do even make it on time). And if I don't make it on time I have just wasted my 5 minutes rushing to a loo when I could have relaxed and kept on doing what I was doing. I would rather keep on relaxing/watching a movie/looking in shops and wee in my nappy than rush about and get out of breath. It's there, so why not?

Is anyone else in the same boat or am I gross and unusual? Am I weird?

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    Having had a solitary #2 accident in a nappy/diaper in public, I can tell you that it is singularly the most embarrassing and awkward thing I have experienced, and not only was I mortified, but the overwhelming urge to instantly clean up, shower and change was palpable. It was difficult to walk straight, impossible to sit down, and humiliating to a degree that I wouldn't wish on my worst enemies. The only saving grace was that I was just 5 minutes from home.

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      Aww that sounds bad sad I have never had a bowel accident luckily, have just been lazy a few times. I wouldn't do it in a crowded or populated area though, but those kind of places tend to have toilets anyway. I have only ever had a #2 if I am not near a bathroom. Your experience sounds horrible and im sorry that had to happen. I would hate to poo myself in front of people, especially if I knew they knew. rolleyes

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    Hi Kerenza,

    I'm in a similar boat to you. I need to wear at night but have been wearing during the day for the same reasons as you. During the day I would pee every hour so I just use my trusty Tena slips and plastic pants instead and am grateful for their convenience.

    I did have a runny bum moment last year and the same thing happened. I was glad I was wearing as if I wasn't it would've been a nightmare!!!!

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    I give you credit because I just cant seem to let myself pee in the diapers.  I would drive reckless and push an old lady with a walker out of the way to get to a bathroom (not really but I would move swiftly past her :-)  I wonder when I will finally just "let it go" but so far 5 months in and I just cant :-( so you are not gross or weird at all...the anxiety this causes me is ridiculous to the point of severe depression.  I am at the end of a very short rope.  Id love to know how you can get yourself to just let go because it would be such a relief for me.  I end up getting so frustrated that I get so emotional....I am pjysically and emotionally exhausted :-(

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    How do you become so comfortable I have been wearing the pull up type for years for accidental leaks but have no control to go and sometimes issues going pee even on toliet
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