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February 13, 2014

Nail apron is a perfect surgery drain holder

The winner: Recently, I had some back surgery, which required I wear two drains for a week (a common situation after surgery). Rather than pin them to my clothing, I stopped at a home improvement store and purchased a nail apron for a few dollars. The apron is designed to tie around your waist and has three pockets. I put a drain in each pocket, and it was much easier to carry them around. Now that the drains are removed, I still wear the apron and keep my cellphone, glasses and other “losable” items in it! My doctor’s office loved the idea when I shared it. Margaret Railey, Harrisburg

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