I wanted to expand a little more on the post I wrote about how much I hated having an ostomy in the heat. I thought I would share a little background about what I did with my first ostomy during spring/summer months vs how I handle it currently. Background… When I had my first ostomy, I was […]
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The Only Time I Dislike Having an Ostomy: The Heat
The spring/summer is the only time of year that I really don’t like having an ostomy. Not saying I love it the other months, but ya know… I accept it and it has been a lifesaver for my health. I don’t want to be a complainer but I imagine other ostomates feel similarly at least […]
I went… IN THE LAKE with my ostomy!
This weekend I did something I haven’t done since I had my most recent ileostomy surgery at the end of July 2011… I got in the water! The summer time has always been a difficult one for me for a variety of reasons. For starters, it was always when I was the sickest. No idea […]
Different Types of Surgeries for UC and Crohns Disease
I have thrown around a lot of terms that probably aren’t too familiar to you unless you or a loved one has ulcerative colitis or crohns disease. I thought I would spend a little time briefly explaining the difference between the main types of surgeries that are most prevalent in the life of an IBD […]