FORT MYERS, Fla. – Mar. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Anxiety. Panic. Embarrassment. No more! Inventors Jodi and Jim Carr, of As We Grow LLC, both suffered from morning sickness. Jodi was getting sick from morning sickness, but they both suffered the consequences. They patented their solution to public nausea, a discreet durable bag with plastic disposable liners, an extra large opening and a zippered pocket for clean up supplies. Jodi comments, “I discovered it effectively reduces anxiety. I was relaxed, confident and mess free.”

Red E Bag - (c) Send2PressThe Red E Bag is a comfort to people experiencing morning sickness, motion sickness, cancer, migraines and the flu. It’s a handy travel accessory.

On March 21, 2007, Edison Inventors Association, Incorporated awarded the 2006 Sotenberg Grant to Jodi Carr. Longtime president, Dr. Gary Nelson, explains, “We are privileged to offer a limited number of $2,000 grants to qualified first time patentees on behalf of the late J. Sotenberg. Mr. Sotenberg recognized the financial hurdles imposed by the U.S. Patent System and wished to ease the burden for inventive Americans.”

He continues, “Jodi Carr is the 2006 recipient of this Grant due to her efforts in creating a realistic and in-depth business plan plus an outstanding presentation before the members of the Edison Inventors Association. Jodi’s compassion shines through her creative product, the Red E Bag, helping distressed people cope with dignity and good hygiene.”

Edison Inventors Association Incorporated was founded in Fort Myers, Florida in 1992. They are members of the United Inventors Association and with the support from the City of Fort Myers meet monthly at the prestigious Edison-Ford Estates Museum. The association is a non-profit organization dedicated to reinvigorate and advance the inventive and entrepreneurial spirit of Thomas Alva Edison. More information can be found on their web site,

As We Grow LLC owns the trademark and patent for the Red E Bag. They are certified as a woman-owned business through Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and contribute to American Cancer Society with sales of their copyrighted Robert Coval Note Cards. Robert Coval was the photographer for the note cards and Jodi’s father who had cancer.

Their nausea bag is available in black and pink and retails for $15.95 at and at select e-commerce and retail stores.

For more information, contact Jodi Carr, (239) 822-2956 or

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