Stoma Naming: Share Your Stories and Reasons!

Nov 17, 2021 3:21 am

I used to think I was in the minority but...looking online I see I am not. So...has anyone named their stoma? If so...what did you name it and the reason why. Mine is Stella

Nov 17, 2021 3:35 am

I have a urostomy, so I named mine Mr. Peabody.

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Nov 17, 2021 3:45 am

Why Stella?

Nov 17, 2021 4:05 am
Reply to Stoma_N_FL

Haha, that is great!

Nov 17, 2021 4:08 am
Reply to AlexT

Because when she acts up, I am like, "STELLAAAAAAAAA." You know from that old movie or commercial... cannot remember which.

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Nov 17, 2021 4:23 am
Reply to tiff041

Streetcar Named Desire?

Past Member
Nov 17, 2021 4:48 am
Reply to tiff041 stole my thunder, that was going to be my line!!

Mr. Magoo....screaming..Stellllaaaaa....while he's looking at a horse's butt, lovely blond hair (tail) swaying side to side....where did I put my goggles!!

Nov 17, 2021 6:43 am

I got my inspiration from Camelot and I named my stoma "Sir Poops a Lot"
Nov 17, 2021 9:15 am

I named mine Willy because the inner child wanted to make light out of a crappy situation lol.

Past Member
Nov 17, 2021 10:44 am

I named mine Sally. Not really sure why. It's an old name I like. :)

Nov 17, 2021 12:31 pm
Reply to Anonymous

Yes! Exactly it! Hahaha

Nov 17, 2021 12:32 pm
Reply to Fritzj

Very good one!

Nov 17, 2021 12:33 pm
Reply to

That's cute. What about Lily the illey

Nov 17, 2021 12:34 pm
Reply to Anonymous

Sally is a good one.

Earth Angel
Nov 17, 2021 1:21 pm

Hi guys,

My stoma's name is Ruby - due to the color.

Past Member
Nov 17, 2021 6:09 pm
Reply to Earth Angel

That's a good one!

I gave the name 'Ruby' to my now 10-year-old cat.... :o))

Nov 17, 2021 11:59 pm
Reply to Anonymous

I heard from some... "Trump" because it's full of, Barack Obama, and Winnie... as in "Winnie the Pooh"

Nov 19, 2021 4:30 am

I named mine Stuie after Stuart Little because he is little but is strong-willed and has a mind of his own.

Nov 20, 2021 5:41 am

My stoma's name is Igor, as my ever-present deformed assistant. For those who know me well, when I say Igor calls, they know that I need to find a restroom soon to empty my bag. A polite way for those of you who have a spouse or friends in the know to support you.

Nov 21, 2021 5:54 am
Reply to Casper9

A friend of mine named her stoma STUIE because what comes out of it is stool.

Past Member
Nov 21, 2021 4:39 pm

Mine is called Stig. Not named after Top Gear driver, but a certain book. Go ahead and Google it.

Nov 22, 2021 3:43 am

Named mine Pumpkin!

It's the color of the inside of a pumpkin.

Past Member
Nov 22, 2021 4:47 am

I told a sales rep. It looked like the monster from the Tremors movie. Giant wormy bugger. Hehe

Past Member
Nov 22, 2021 8:25 am
Reply to AlexT

More like a Streetcar Named Disaster LOL...

Winnie The Pooh
Nov 22, 2021 12:49 pm

Mine's called Winnie (as in Winnie the Pooh)

I thought I was being very clever - but I've since found a few other Winnies around!

Nov 22, 2021 7:34 pm
Reply to Winnie The Pooh

You know, I am sad I never thought of that first. Winnie is a great one.

Nov 22, 2021 10:15 pm

Mine is Rosie or Rosebud because that is what she looks like.

Winnie The Pooh
Nov 23, 2021 11:55 am
Reply to tiff041

I found some "Fat Quarters" (squares of cotton fabric) in Aldi last year that were Winnie the Pooh related. "Life is nothing without Pooh" (or something like that) was on one which I got made up into a stoma cover by a tailor friend. We used a pattern off the internet but the results were poor - it seemed to fit OK and looked cute but wouldn't stay on. I suspect it would need to have elasticated tape on it or something. I see lots of interesting covers on Etsy but they are pricey and the postage costs as much! I'll try again sometime, with more fabric from this bundle, or one with a Grim Reaper and get somebody to embroider "Not Today...." on it!

Nov 23, 2021 6:22 pm
Reply to Winnie The Pooh

That is great

Nov 24, 2021 9:44 am

My stoma is called St.Ouma - the patron saint of bladderless bodies.

In South Africa, Ouma is the Afrikaans word for granny and also a brand of rusks which I enjoy.

Funny how I used to hate this thing protruding and dribbling from my stomach until the nurse said I must name it and take ownership of it.... Now we have a great relationship along with all the other items which come with a stoma...