I sometimes didn't wear a ostomy cover with a transparent bag and it showed from underneath my clothes. I didn't give it much further thought but I was walking around like that I wonder if some people might find it rude when they see the bag hanging out?
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My thoughts were that the bulge was OK. When changing in a public change room (yoga class, gym etc) I did my best to be discreet but didn’t hide. I would never allow my bag to be visible directly when doing my daily tasks. To me it got treated like “a private part”. I could not bring myself to wear a two piece bathing suit.
I know that others feel much differently but this is just me.
Me. Not in public.
At home? Doesn't matter.
There are all kinds of people posting pictures of themselves in facebook groups with their bags partially showing. I never notice the bags looking like they have crap in them but who would look? I'm looking because they are saying 'hey look at me'. Maybe it's the only place they feel comfortable posting too. Anyway my 2 cents is as long as you wouldn't mind your grandmother seeing you dressed as you are then it should be okay.
P.S. - I'm a grandmother, lol
I wouldn’t say show it off but I also never used a transparent bag. I had no problem in change rooms a few times even out in the lake just letting it hang out. However I didn’t make it a habit
Tacky? A little.
Ya, I wouldn't call it "rude" - I'm pretty sure I've "flashed" now and again, but I don't believe people watch my front side that closely to even see it
When I had my ostomy, I stood proud with it, I did not cover it because I was proud of it and i did not like covering it because it made me keep track of when to empty it. BE YOU