In Patrick Walsh’s book on prostate cancer there is a very nice chapter on post prostatectomy incontinence. It details how one person might do extremely well and never leak. Another treated the exact same way leak for months (me). During this time I fully felt the meaning of a quote from Osler mentioned in that chapter.
“The well wears a crown that only the sick can see.” Let me tell you, how I wished to be dry and free of diapers and bags and such.
Below a daily ritual around a month after my prostatectomy.