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Aquaflex help

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ClubPenguin Sat 26-Feb-11 17:34:08

OK I have just bought the aquaflex pelvic weights thing.
When it says you have to be able to keep it in, how "in" does it mean? Is it OK if it drops down to where you can feel the tip of the cone on the outside? Or does that mean I need to go down a weight?

BelleDameSansMerci Sat 26-Feb-11 18:24:41

I think you need to go down a weight. You should be able to feel it inside (not as far in as a tampon) but it shouldn't fall down that far. Doesn't it hurt when it does? Mine was too heavy at first and it really hurt...

ClubPenguin Sat 26-Feb-11 18:42:30

Hmmm drat that means I have to start with the thing empty then!

It doesn't hurt - actually I can hardly feel it at all!

<Worries...>

How long did you find it took to go up a weight each time? Also I am at a slight loss to know how I am going to find 20 mins each day just to stand still without people wanting to know what Im doing!
Certainly not going to be at moving around level for some time!

BelleDameSansMerci Sat 26-Feb-11 19:02:13

I haven't used mine as often as I should blush but you'll probably find you can go up a weight quite quickly. I really struggled to find 20 minutes "standing around" and, in the end, I decided to pop it in when I had a shower/did my make-up/hair etc but that's only any use on work mornings. I did wonder if I could wash-up for 20 minutes (I have a dishwasher) but that didn't really appeal. Hard to think of something where you don't move much. I was hoping for something I could just pop in and leave while I had a sit down and a cup of tea!

BelleDameSansMerci Sat 26-Feb-11 19:03:03

Are you sure you're putting it in far enough? Hard to tell, I think. It's the thing I struggle with the most. Not as far as tampon but should be "in"...

ClubPenguin Sat 26-Feb-11 20:58:14

Thanks BelleDame - No I'm not at all sure. I'll keep going with the lowest possible weight (ie nothing) and see what happens.
But yes - it's a shame it doesnt work sitting down really.
<Starts to wonder about expensive electronic versions...>

BelleDameSansMerci Sat 26-Feb-11 21:51:07

I tried an electronic one - sadly I think the Aquaflex is better. Don't know why and perhaps that's only true for me?

ClubPenguin Sat 26-Feb-11 22:04:46

Oh bummer. The electronic one was starting to sound like the easy option! Which one did you have?

BelleDameSansMerci Sat 26-Feb-11 22:09:23

I actually can't remember and it was about three years ago (just after DD arrived). It might be that things have improved between then and now anyway?

It's such a faff though - I just want it all fixed with no bloody effort!

Murphyl5 Fri 20-Jan-17 11:03:10

Can I ask cause I think I'm being stupid ,do I just insert it and that's it the muscle does the work or do I have to squeeze my muscle ?

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