Showering with Hemodialysis Catheters Archives - The Shower Shirt

Proactive Versus Reactive

  Since The SHOWER SHIRT Co. was finally out of debt, it was time to focus on proactive strategy, research and development. It felt I had essentially lived the last four years in reactive mode, versus a proactive mind set. After introducing the Shower Shirt garment to...

Government Committee Presentations & CBS in Washington

This Blog is dedicated to my childhood friend, Lee Anne Swinger, who lost her battle with breast cancer this week. After a year of struggling, I know you are resting in peace. Along with the Medicare coverage application, our company had also applied for a government...

United States Congressmen & Senators

In January 2012, I received a second letter from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) stating my re-application for Medicare coverage had been denied, and The SHOWER SHIRT™ product was still deemed a ‘convenience’ item for breast cancer patients,...

Becoming A Known Quantity

With 2011 coming to an end, The SHOWER SHIRT™ had officially been on the market for one year, though only presented to the breast cancer/mastectomy garment industry seven months earlier. Both our retail sales and wholesale contracts were continuing to grow, but we...

No More FEAR (False Emotions Appearing Real)

I finally was out of bed long enough to begin writing my story. I cried as my recollection of everything was much larger in memory than when I was actually going through the trauma. The psychological pain of the entire process seemed more severe, the surgeries more...

False Emotions Appearing Real (FEAR)

With the recent agreement that Walmart was adding The SHOWER SHIRT™ to its product line, I was a happy individual. I felt somewhat invincible. Yes, I still had a myriad of crap to overcome between Medicare coverage, attaining a patent and paying off debt related to...