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honeybfly207 United States
I recently(last month) had a resection and have so many questions and concerns. I was diagnosed with Crhon's in 2005. I also have a temporary ileostomy. When I was in the hospital, not only did I really know the value of life. but of companionship. ...

Jiffyweed38 Canada
Hi I had a heck of a time since my surgery and it's really only been a year, And even before tge pain was unbearable , now it seems like it was just some of the pain removed.seems like everything has to be timed ethier to go out or even walk my dog...

chicki United States

WorriedDaughter United Kingdom
My mother was recently in a car accident (oct 03 '14) in Spain and it resulted in her having some of her small bowel removed in emergency conditions, I am here to find some advice for her.

teej13 United States
My name is TJ. I'm on here to have some fun, look at stuff, and meet new people.

cmb48 United States
Interested in talking to someone male or female about daying with an ostomy. If dateing I am interested in a male

cbk750 United States
I'm looking for someone that I can relate to. Someone that has a good heart. I work most every day putting up metal buildings. I don't have much off time for going out meeting people and I am a lil' hesitant sometimes when I see a nice girl to talk ...

alliejmw2 United States
I am looking to meet friends that live with an ostomy like me ad maybe even someone to develop a relationship with.

Blue guitar United States
Hi, I have duel ostomy bags ili and uri, I have had them for about 5 years. Just got into the blogs, It's good to know I'm not alone, it's been a wild ride so far.

sablee United States
I'm currently a caregiver for my mom who recently underwent surgery to remove her rectum. She has a colostomy. I would like to see how other ostomates are coping and communicate this back to my mother.

goshtron United States
I am an older man, well educated, financially secure, have a good sense of humor, and am liberal in my political views. I am interested in psychological and spiritual subjects and like to read books on these topics. I am a writer, publisher of my ow...

Hearts United States
Friendly Senior Citizen wishing to discuss ostomy life challenges,share optimism,& maybe find a lazy travel buddy.Enjoy movies,eating out,beach,mountains,but no hiking anymore.Laid back & enjoy funnies.

julz United States
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SherrieM United States
I have ha an ileostomy since I was 16 due to ulcerative colitis. I'm a Christian, am a non smoker and non drinker, however, drinking in moderation is fine with me. I am conservative. I have four kids by adoption. I am not as active as I would like ...

Blueyedgirl United States
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GaryDee United Kingdom
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Golfer 1 United States
Nee information regarding an up-comming ostony reversal and legal issues regarding Insurance coverabge, I had emergency surgury in May 2014 and have a schedule reversal on Nov.2014. It is now considered an elective, can I be denied? Is it an ethica...

shane233838 Australia
hi my name is shane and I have invented a venting system for your colostomy bag that is very easy to clip on one half goes into the bag and the other half goes on the out side and they clip together and there all done for more info please email me ...

Soccerboy17 United States
People who are still fun despite health setbacks. Just trying to feel normal.

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Hi Kari. Is there any chance your mother could be safely returned to the UK before further surgery? I am concerned because I understand reversals normally take 4 to 6 months allowing for proper healing and that your mother is not in th... (within 12 hours)
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Topic: Need help for my mother ... emergency ileostomy an...

hey there i am new here and am not a full member yet...but am looking to find and talk to new ostomate friends.  I am the only one who i know has an ostomy of any kind so I am quite lonely.  I am 39 and single with a 19 year old son. ... (within 24 hours)
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Topic: new here

ON ONE POST, the person said the alea vera plant itself,opened leaf, was good for bad skin around stoma. My qustion is how long must one keep the plant on skin for it to have an effect. I am afraid if I keep it too long, feces will come out. &nb... (within 24 hours)
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Hi all. My mother was recently in a head on car accident (oct 03 '14) in Spain - visiting from the UK for a friends birthday - and it resulted in her having some of small bowel removed under emergency conditions due to heamoraging, I am here to ... (within 24 hours)
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Topic: Need help for my mother ... emergency ileostomy an...

Hi Jack. I hope you will be visiting us more frequently, and good luck with your health issues. If my medicine cabinet could talk, it would say, "Get an extension." It's always something. Still, we just got back from the Jersey Shore a... (within 2 days)
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Topic: Inspiration Surprise

I had the same thing happen to me and was so scared.  My husband reminded me that the surgeon told me in the hospital that it would happen.  At first I thought my rectum was falling apart, but it was good to just sit on the toilet and ... (within 2 days)
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Topic: Please help

Hi, im not a smoker now,  I started having trouble with my lungs back in 05 but the doctor said in 09 when I was taken bad with my lungs that the right one popped, and everything they done to save the lung has damaged it, so I live with it... (within 2 days)
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Topic: Luck in love

Hi there.     I have to agree with what you said. Im heading for yet another surgery in a few weeks because the stoma. Went into my abdomen so they have to do it over. Since im not a full member im heading over to the general chat i... (within 3 days)
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Topic: Dating

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It happened to me twice. Soon after i got the ilestomy, it fell off cause i was lifting a box. The second time, i was on a date with a guy n his friends n the clip opened up on the pouch. So embrassing. But they were cool about it. Its been alm... (October 21st, 2014)
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Blog: Wafer explosion at the office

Julz , an ileostomy is great it will take you awhile to get use to it , you have to be diligent in rembering to change it out every 3-4 days , you learn life is not much different with a pouch. Just please, keep a positive attitude about it , li... (October 19th, 2014)
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Blog: The surgery from hell

i had a j-pouch put in on july 1990. it is my security blanket, i love it. wednesday i was told my pouch has a great deal of scare tissue and my doc suggests i have it removed and have an iliostomy. i'm devastated. HELP, is it really better to l... (October 18th, 2014)
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Blog: The surgery from hell

I had 5 ( 3 in public :S) bag explosions after the surgery. was trying to get my confidence back after the surgery. my friends knew i had a surgery ( didn't tell them what ) so decided we go out on the weekend. on the train back home, the bag ca... (October 18th, 2014)
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Blog: Wafer explosion at the office

Well I am a nurse and I just started a new job. I informed my coworkers that I have a ileostomy. I have had a few explosions since I have had the ostomy. I choose to keep the ostomy because I enjoy living pain free. Prior to surgery I lived in p... (October 17th, 2014)
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Blog: Wafer explosion at the office

Yeah...congratulations Grandad!! hope Mother and baby Emily are doing well and am sure Rosie will be a fab big sister. Congratulations to you all (October 16th, 2014)
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