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bagman1 United States
I'm just signing up for a blog. That's it.

Charlie4Cards United States
Just looking to chat with people with the sale issues, have had symptoms for years but my doctor is just now putting it together as I have been fairly symptom free until recently

Concernedsis44 United Kingdom
General questions..anyone who will listen

tokalaska Canada
I've had my ileostomy for 6 years and have learned a lot in that time on looking after it. I'm interested in offering help to others who are having problems or going to have the operation and have no idea on what to expect.

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dmingia United States
just joining to share ostomy ideas... almost feels like a dating site... looking for??? interesting question

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I live and work in the Detroit, Michigan area. I would like to meet someone for conversation, simple fun, and friendship. Friendship is a wonderful thing and if it grows into a lifetime comittment, that would be great!

toriaa92 Canada
This is my first time on this site, my doctor told me i may enjoy joining so i can meet other people with ostomys. I was diagnosed with crohns at the age of 16 and am i 22 now. The past 6 years have been a struggle but also have opened my mind to ma...

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...

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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.

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.

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Hi all, have a look into calcium bentonite, it is has many uses in many cultures. It's almost like drinking milk, not offensive at all. I would suggest buying food grade though. steve (within 6 hours)
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I love your nic, Patin.. Very cool!    Yes, that is what I am referring to when I say phantom poop. It's as though I lost a limb but can still feel the digits. It happens infrequently and is not painful. When granted the colostomy, t... (within 6 hours)
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I hate being single...I really do.  I thought i had found someone twice that didnt mind it but they both found ways to leave.  I didn't get it.  I met one online and he had been an emt and his ex wife had an ostomy while they were... (within 6 hours)
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hello, sorry you are having trouble paying for your supplies. have you contacted anyone about getting help?? some of the companies do offer assisstance to those who qualify. there are also government agencies that are in place to help. what was ... (within 6 hours)
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Its probably easier being a guy with an ostomy than a woman with one.   I figure men are just more shallow than woman.   I could be wrong, as I've never dated a man :P What I've found is that modern dating is definitely a be... (within 24 hours)
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45-60 seconds?!  Holy cow!  I've gotten better over the years certainly but nothing that fast.  I guess it also depends on whether my stoma is active or not, if it happens to be active then it takes longer because I'm spending hal... (within 24 hours)
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I have had my bladder removed as I have a I leal conduit with wee bag also I have a permanent colostomy.  due to nerve compression low spine. Once u have ur bladder removed u can't get a erecting.  With me with my spinal injury I can't... (within 24 hours)
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Thanks, beatrice .. I'm with you.  When the vent IS working it's fantatic, but between NOT working and ballooning OR leaking it's such a pain!   I might go back to the filterless two-piece and burp once is a while.  I know this ... (within 24 hours)
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A ileostomy is not that bad to have, I've had mine for 6 years and have learned some of the do's and don'ts with it.I normally change my bag on average every 12 to 16 days depending on what I do and how much I sweat etc. (October 24th, 2014)
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Oh guys. I just signed up and am looking for a soultion to overnight issues BUT I have found the perfect solution to the jeans issue: overalls! The feel and look like jeans; have plenty of room in tummy area; AND have great pockets! I can ca... (October 24th, 2014)
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Congratulations, Grandad! There is nothing like a new grandchild for welcoming in the holiday season. May you and yours have a blessed future with that precious baby girl in your lives.Loretta (October 24th, 2014)
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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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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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