Archive for May, 2011

Help Joplin!

Friday, May 27, 2011 10:05 1 Comment

Word is Joplin has zero ostomy supplies. I know that when I became an ostomate, I got TONS of free supplies from the big companies that are just sitting around. If you have supplies, please send them.   The President of the Joplin Missouri Ostomy Association reported their supplies were destroyed when St. John’s Hospital […]

This was posted under category: Coping/Support

Take down in 10 days!!!!

Friday, May 27, 2011 9:24 36 Comments

Hey ya’ll. There is a lot of update on so bear with me. As a lot of you know, I was traveling to Cleveland Clinic to have my surgeries, and used to rave about how wonderful they were. Well over the last year, they slowly became less than wonderful. (more details about this on my […]

This was posted under category: Coping/Support, Ileo-anal anastomosis, Ileostomy, positive thinking

Updates from Surgery #2/3

Tuesday, May 3, 2011 1:02 2 Comments

Hey all, Its been about 6 weeks since my surgery…and this one…of course didn’t work out 100% awesome like I wanted it to. The surgery went ok, I got my pouch but he didn’t do a takedown. Also the stoma separated, and retracted, my vagina got tilted, I got depressed, and all sorts of other […]

This was posted under category: Coping/Support