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Due to health issues, I found myself in unfamiliar territory. I went from being a very active hiker, traveler and health fitness addict to spending 4 painful years bed bound. Several more after that learning to walk while dealing with unbearable pain. My spine was injured which resulted in it collapsing and unfortunately surgery failed. My life changed dramatically and completely in a single day. The things I loved doing prior, I could no longer do. At least not in the same ways. I had spent my nursing career taking care of others and it was a hard pill to swallow to be taken care of. Fast forward it and I’m happy to say I’ve learned to love and enjoy new things that I otherwise wouldn’t have taken the time to learn and I’m more active than the doctors thought I could be.

And, as you’ll soon learn, I owe a big thanks to Depend that I don’t have go backwards in my progress. I’m going to keep on keeping on.

Why Depend? Well, just when I was getting some of my life back, mother nature cast another evil spell on me. Bladder leakage. As if living in chronic pain wasn’t enough, I had to learn to deal with bladder leakage and how I could live my life without letting it slow me down any further than fate already had. A friend of mine was experiencing the same problems I was and we began to experiment with bladder leakage control products like Depend Silhouette Active Fit Briefs. Keep in mind that I’m not old, at least I don’t feel old. I never expected to have issues at my age with my bladder that I associated with nursing home patients. I’ve since learned that many other women my age experience the same problem that I do. In fact, statistics show that more women under the age of 50 experience bladder leakage than women under 60. And more women under 20 experience bladder leakage than women under 80. And to top that off, over 51 million women are dealing with bladder leakage just like I am.

Bladder leakage is not the end of the world. It might have felt like it was when I first started experiencing it, but with Depend Silhouette Active Fit Briefs, I’m going to continue to live each and ever moment like it’s my last. The briefs are comfortable and feel more like undies than they do a pad. The reason my BFF and I both decided we liked Depend Silhouette Active Fit Briefs over the other leading brands is because of the thin style. When we are out and about, we don’t want to look or feel like we’re wearing a diaper type product. Depend low rise comes in a beige and black and no one has ever been able to tell that I have one on. Least of all me.  Modern product for modern women like us.

Support Depend Charitable Cause #underwareness #sp

Support Depend Charitable Cause #underwareness #sp

Support Depend Charitable Cause #underwareness #sp

Several years ago I learned about the Underwareness social movement and charitable cause that was started by Depend. They continue to promote Underawareness and I continue to promote Depend. What I wanted to stress in this post is the good that Depend is doing to help women like me. For each product sold in 2016, Depend will donate $1, up to $3 million, to charities that advance the research, education and awareness of bladder leakage. If you experience bladder leakage, get your camera’s out so you can help as well. Your shares on social media using the hashtag #Underawareness will help raise the money for the donations. Snap away and if you want to leave your link to your share in my comments, I’ll re share your photos and videos for you.

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31 Comments

  1. Shannon Gurnee

    January 19, 2016 at 10:15 pm

    I hadn’t heard of this product before but I’m glad they’re coming out with more products to keep women comfortable. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Ann Bacciaglia

    January 18, 2016 at 9:02 pm

    It is fantastic that there is so much awareness about LBL now. There are so many women that suffer from this. Depends is a fantastic product.

  3. Nancy Bobbert

    January 18, 2016 at 7:07 pm

    After having given birth to 7 kids, I have become all too familiar with LBL. I haven’t tried Depend products yet, but I will be soon. Maxis just don’t cut it anymore.

  4. lexie lane

    January 17, 2016 at 10:49 pm

    I always love when all companies do this kind of program, Its so nice to hear that have more companies doing this for charity, Great cause;

  5. Miranda (Anosa)

    January 17, 2016 at 2:13 pm

    Women on my mother’s side have leakage problems and I too sometimes experience it, I was worried since I am under 30 and dont yet have kids but I was also told about these products.

  6. Jenjen

    January 17, 2016 at 12:13 pm

    Supporting this Charitable Cause #underwareness #sp kudos!

  7. tauyanm

    January 17, 2016 at 9:22 am

    this is such a big help and genius idea for those who need it!

  8. Chubskulit Rose

    January 17, 2016 at 9:12 am

    I have two of this but haven’t use it yet. I am reserving it when my LBL is not manageable anymore.

  9. Nikki

    January 17, 2016 at 1:48 am

    I’m os sorry to get you through this,but I’m so glad to know more about this product.

  10. Erica Brooks

    January 16, 2016 at 8:53 pm

    I had no idea so many women were going through this. It’s awesome that Depends is bringing awareness and helping women live more comfortably.

  11. Claudette

    January 16, 2016 at 7:27 pm

    It is really awesome when companies are making products that provided practical solutions, as you can testify to, and giveback to the community.

  12. Kristina

    January 16, 2016 at 3:21 pm

    Sorry you had to go through that. Im glad they have a great product and it is being used for a charitable cause. Even having kids (3 boys) has caused me to have a weak bladder.

  13. shalama

    January 16, 2016 at 2:58 pm

    I have an aunt that uses Depends. Thank goodness for it.

  14. michelle

    January 16, 2016 at 1:52 pm

    wow i am going to be that it is not widely known that more women under 20 suffer from bladder leakage than those who are 80. thats news for me. i am really happy that they are making the depends look more and more like normal underwear as it helps make you feel better about wearing them

  15. Jessica Harlow

    January 16, 2016 at 11:58 am

    Your story is such a good reminder to others to not take things for granted. I can’t imagine having everything I enjoyed being taken away so immediately. It would be such a challenging time. You are inspirational in accepting and moving forward, finding new things to love and do.

  16. Claire

    January 16, 2016 at 10:34 am

    There are millions of women with bladder problems, it’s a topic that is not spoken about in social circles, people suffer in silence. This product sounds ideal for those who have bladder leakage x

  17. Mardene Carr

    January 16, 2016 at 9:51 am

    I am so sorry to hear about your setbacks. Thankful though that there are products that can make the journey a little easier to deal with. All the best to you

  18. Krystal Miller (@hhtfamilyblog)

    January 15, 2016 at 11:20 pm

    Love that these are supporting charity! I know a lot of women who use these. They are great!

  19. Maddie

    January 15, 2016 at 11:05 pm

    I love to see companies supporting charities. I didn’t know Depend did that.

  20. Hannah

    January 15, 2016 at 10:46 pm

    Its always great to know there are great products that can help people with LBL. I know my mom and grandma really appreciate these as well!

  21. Dora Clemons

    January 15, 2016 at 10:24 pm

    I got some of the men’s ones for my disabled father. They seem to be just what he needed!

    1. Terri Beavers

      January 15, 2016 at 10:29 pm

      I’ve seen the men’s and they look as comfortable as the women’s.

  22. travel blogger

    January 15, 2016 at 10:05 pm

    This is so wonderful that they have products like this, and that there is advertising so women know they aren’t alone in these issues.

  23. Elizabeth O.

    January 15, 2016 at 8:42 pm

    That’s really awesome! I’m glad we have products like this for women.

  24. brianna

    January 15, 2016 at 8:31 pm

    I didn’t know depend has a charitable cause, but it is nice to see them give back. I don’t suffer from bladder leakage but know people who do. Glad there is a product out there that helps.

  25. Virginia

    January 15, 2016 at 6:02 pm

    My mom loved Depends! That’s awesome that they are donating money to charity. Love companies that give back.

  26. Amanda

    January 15, 2016 at 4:56 pm

    I always love to hear about big name companies creating and supporting charities. We all are responsible for helping one another and making the world a better place.

  27. Heather

    January 15, 2016 at 4:34 pm

    I am so sorry to hear about your back issues and medical history. Its hard to go through something like that. I hope you’ve found a way to enjoy things again even if you can’t at the extent that you used to.

  28. andrea

    January 15, 2016 at 3:25 pm

    i haven’t been through it yet. But it’s good to know that there are products like this that exist… :)

  29. Carol Cassara

    January 15, 2016 at 12:40 pm

    You’ve really been through it. I am glad to know about this good products just in case.

  30. Jeanette

    January 15, 2016 at 11:23 am

    I have a little of the LBL myself caused from when I had a baby. I have not tried anything out yet because it only bothers me when I’m running or jumping. I need to look into something though.

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