Stress incontinence is a real bummer. Puking and peeing at the same time suck. There is no way to stop it either. After so many vaginal deliveries, I suppose its bound to happen.
I was doing laundry, because when kids are sick we make exponentially more. Especially towels. Heaven forbid we run out of towels. I had to puke. A few options ran through my head- I could sprint upstairs and puke/pee and hope I made it to the bathroom or just puke in the washer- I mean, I haven't had solid food for 2 days, realistically, I'd be simplifying the cleanup. The washer won. I changed clothes in the laundry room and went on with the day.
After having 5 kids who have had the stomach flu I have learned a few things. Puke bowls and buckets are life savers. In the interest of making clean up easier here are a few tips:
1) line the bowl/bucket with a trash bag or plastic bag of some sort
2) put paper (or cloth) towels in the bottom and up the sides a little to minimize splashing. I prefer paper towels as I can then just grab the whole bag and toss it, and start again.