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m, 34
Hi,I’m 34 year old, father of one wonderful daughter. Currently in my first year at uni...
United Kingdom
f, 62
I would like to talk to others with an ileostomy. I have had mine for 30 years. Having pr...
California, United States
f, 49
I got Chron's when I was 8. I had the J-pouch operation @ 24. It was very difficult. I ha...
Massachusetts, United States
m, 60
friend
Mexico
f, 57
I retired almost 3 years ago, and now I'm working 2 part time jobs! I work with college s...
Illinois, United States
m, 56
Share some opinions about how your life changed after surgery.
Dominican Republic
m, 35
I need a holiday, want to go the beach, pole spear fishing, hit the town. I like good foo...
United Kingdom
m, 60
I would love to converse with people who experiences the lows and highs from having an os...
Australia
f, 54
I have had a colostomy for a year. Its for life. I have struggled all this time not know...
Colorado, United States
f, 51
Hiya! This is my 3 rd ostomy. I have Lupus and lots of GI issues. I am recently divorc...
Florida, United States
f, 77
I had an Colostomy in November of 2018 and more than once questions come up that I wonder...
Ohio, United States
m, 70
I just want to ask questions and have questions answered based on actual experiences.
Washington, United States
f, 59
female 59
Ontario, Canada
m, 65
Have some supplies to give away
Illinois, United States
f, 68
After fighting Crohn’s disease for 15 years, I had a complete colorectomy in November ...
Maine, United States
m, 32
My name is Michael, I’ve had a colostomy for nearly 4 years due to UC, I have two amazi...
United Kingdom
m, 49
Looking for help with getting better after ileostomy reversal.
Montana, United States
m, 37
I’m a 37years young army veteran. No have lived with ileostomy last 13 years. Looking...
Iowa, United States
f, 63
I have a urostomy and right now I am just wanting information on how other people are doi...
Texas, United States
f, 42
Just checking this out
New York, United States
m, 63
New to Stoma life. Just had surgery on November of 2019
New York, United States
f, 64
Hello I am an active happy person.Love to walk,swim,and enjoy any outdoors activity. Enjoy...
Massachusetts, United States
f, 71
I am honest, reliable, easy going and very bright. Hoping to meet someone with the same ...
Michigan, United States
f, 39
Looking to see whats out there. Since my ostomy its been too awkward/intimidating to date....
Kentucky, United States
ARW
f, 77
I ended up with an Ileostomy when a Tumour was found on my bowel during a Hysterectomy. A...
Australia
f, 23
I have had an ileostomy since 2016, and am considering making it permanent. I have questio...
Kansas, United States
f, 68
Interested in talking with others who have colostomy. Still relatively new to this exper...
North Carolina, United States
f, 81
Generelo chit chat
United Kingdom
f, 54
As a result of recurring endometrial cancer, I recently underwent a full exenteration and ...
Virginia, United States
m, 41
Hi, I have had a stoma for about 6 years now. I get on fine with it, and I am glad I have...
United Kingdom
m, 76
Interested in other ostimates experiences
United Kingdom
m, 60
Retired game warden turned author. Diagnosed with colon cancer in 2005 after a 20-year bat...
Maine, United States
m, 50
Looking for genuine and honest friendship possibly more
United Kingdom
f, 47
I have had a complete colectomy.
Pennsylvania, United States
m, 45
Hi I’ve recently been issued a permanent colostomy bag as a result of having colorectal...
Ohio, United States
m, 74
Hi, I've just spent 45 mins telling 'you' and the site has gone back to the beginning. H...
United Kingdom
m, 28
I’m a simple and single guy.
India
m, 44
i had a temporary ileostomy after being diagnosed with crohn's disease, surgury was done ...
Alabama, United States
f, 56
I recently underwent surgery, ileostomy. I have Crohn’s disease, but I don't let it dic...
Minnesota, United States
m, 32
My life was turned upside down when I went to the hospital expecting maybe an overnight st...
Wisconsin, United States
m, 49
Not really much to say just fed up with not being accepted for who I am... The father ou...
New Jersey, United States
f, 42
I’m not sure. I guess I’m hoping to find how people relate to one another in the real...
Pennsylvania, United States
f, 83
My daughter Tina is helping me build a support group of friends in the neighborhood. I wou...
California, United States
m, 49
Ileostomy 10/17/19
Illinois, United States
m, 58
I am looking for day to day advise regarding ostomys. I am "anticipating" total colon re...
California, United States
m, 73
Long time UC patient from England who underwent colectomy and have a permanent ileostomy.
Arizona, United States
m, 73
I have a Ileostomy 7 years.
Louisiana, United States
f, 72
Just need to talk to like minded people
United Kingdom
f, 68
Hi I've had ileostomy since 1986. Divorced for 6 years. Enjoy coastal walks, walking ot...
United Kingdom
f, 42
I'm a 42 yr old women been single for 3 yrs after bein in a relationship for 16 and half ...
United Kingdom
f, 62
Hello All I'm down to earth person but at the same time don't suffer fool's. Love north...
United Kingdom
f, 54
To support and make friends
United Kingdom
m, 25
Learn more about the problem
Portugal
f, 53
Friendship, laughs, support, understanding
United Kingdom
f, 55
I ended up with an ileostomy after medical negligence in Sept 2017, was on life support f...
United Kingdom
f, 60
I would like to meet people who have had experiences in stomas
United Kingdom
f, 66
I was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2008. Went in for a resection that opened up and I b...
California, United States
f, 64
I have a colostomy
Texas, United States
f, 53
I have recently moved to grimsby from mablethorpe and before that k lived in Essex as tha...
United Kingdom
m, 65
Someone for support and sharing perhaps companionship and chats to begin with but wouldn't...
Australia
f, 64
I am a relatively ostomate. My husband and I have not yet been any vacation traveling. I'...
Missouri, United States
f, 50
I’m am new to having a colostomy bag and I would like to meet others that have one as w...
California, United States
f, 59
had a colostomy a few months ago and need some advise on how to avoid complications
Puerto Rico
m, 68
Looking for information and answers to questions I have as I recently had surgery and end...
California, United States
m, 49
Had Ileostomy 3 years ago after having crohns since I was 13
Pennsylvania, United States
f, 52
I have a very rare appendix cancer called pseudomyxoma peritonei. I had a second major s...
United Kingdom
m, 48
Love camping, fishing, hiking, mountain biking.
Nevada, United States
f, 55
Well I’m new to this well dating with a colostomy.I havnt got a bag yet but will have i...
United Kingdom
m, 31
Hey Everyone! Stage IV cancer fighter (soon to be survivor) living in Upstate NY. Super...
New York, United States
f, 25
I'm Emily I just recently got an ostomy after being diagnosed with kidney failure and con...
Utah, United States
m, 48
Ileostomy in March 2019 after diagnosed with rectal cancer in 2018. Underwent chemo and r...
Massachusetts, United States
f, 34
I'm new to having a stoma, had surgery for colostomy in november 2019 due to neurogenic bo...
United Kingdom
f, 71
I had my emergency op on Dec 6/19 and am beginning to feel depressed over osteomyelitis. ...
Manitoba, Canada
f, 55
I have been single for years, i have a 35yr old son and one dog. I do lots of walking wit...
Ontario, Canada
m, 68
I am dealing with rectal cancer, have undergone some chemo, lots of radiation, and surger...
Florida, United States
m, 45
hi I've had a permanent iliostomy since 2012.i would like to meet similar ladies to share...
United Kingdom
m, 68
35 years w/ileostomy. Looking for tips and problem solutions. Communicate with patients w...
Oregon, United States
f, 62
Hi I had surgery in July 2019 so fairly recent. I am struggling with using the colostomy...
United Kingdom
m, 73
Just looking to join a site with similarly situated ostomy (illiostomy) ostomates to exch...
Ohio, United States
m, 63
Ostomy surgery July this year due to cancer. Not liking it a bit but dealing with it. Bac...
Massachusetts, United States
m, 50
I have been an ostomate since March 2019. I got my stoma from divaticulitus and a bowel p...
Australia
f, 49
I have recently had emergency surgery for a twisted bowel which became totally obstructed...
United Kingdom
m, 43
Just looking to meet an Ostamate like myself.
Ontario, Canada
f, 43
Nothing yet
New York, United States
m, 31
insert something witty
United Kingdom
f, 55
Helping my mom withostomy
Maryland, United States
m, 56
I enjoy watching sports. I enjoy golfing and fishing.
Georgia, United States
m, 79
Active traveller,Walker,cyclist and even naturist
United Kingdom
f, 71
I need support pertaining to problems with my urostomy. I had surgery 4 months ago and ha...
Pennsylvania, United States
f, 49
I am new to this. I will be able to get a reversal in the future. Looking for someone who...
Kansas, United States
m, 68
Not much to say
Arizona, United States
m, 54
Hoping to find someone to spend time with. Go out on the town or just hang out around the...
Mississippi, United States
m, 51
I would like to share my opinion wherever I can. And same way, I also would like to recei...
India
m, 53
Looking for someone special unique and caring
United Kingdom
f, 62
Enjoy outdoors biking walking. I enjoy meeting new people entertaining, cooking learning ...
North Carolina, United States
m, 31
Genuine and well mannered bachelor
United Kingdom
f, 63
I’ve been very lonely since having my surgery. My self confidence if at an all time low...
Texas, United States
m, 26
Hello, my name is Daniel. I'm not sure what I want out of this site yet, but I'm mainly...
Pennsylvania, United States
f, 28
Diagnosed with Crohn’s in 1999
California, United States
f, 32
I'm active, positive, and passionate about life. Looking for someone to share it with. I ...
Connecticut, United States
m, 31
Hi I am Jimmy I love cycling and Lionking and swimming and MUSIC !!! I collect cds and I ...
United Kingdom
m, 31
I'm thirty one years old I had a Urostomy surgery on 07/19/19 I had a neurogenic bladder ...
Utah, United States
m, 42
Hi There, My Ostomy is recent, and I’m thinking it might help to talk to peers about...
Ontario, Canada
f, 34
Just looking for people for friendship or support who are more understanding
Florida, United States
f, 70
Just as I separated from my husband, got over the shock that he left me after 45 years of...
New York, United States
m, 52
I had my surgery in January 2018. I was very active prior to my cancer diagnosis and surg...
Oregon, United States
m, 36
Try to find solution for pancaking
Italy
f, 54
Just want to talk to people in similar situation I have a stoma only recent finding thing...
United Kingdom
f, 40
I just had an ileostomy and am getting used to this life change. I am open to talking to...
Indiana, United States
m, 78
Double Ostomate, urostomy & colostomy, president of my support group. see if I can assi...
West Virginia, United States
m, 48
Im an easy person to hang on with likes to travel and likes to cook the rest will be the m...
Philippines
f, 71
My ileostomy is new and I've encountered some problems like leaking. So frustrating. I'm ...
California, United States
m, 50
Not now
South Dakota, United States
m, 62
Happily married for 36 years. New ileostomy resulting from a removal of a small mass wher...
Alabama, United States
m, 53
Went to massage school after high school. Got into vitamins. Owned a vitamin store in Flo...
Nevada, United States
f, 27
Hi I got a perm ileostomy in oct 2018
Alberta, Canada
f, 61
I survived stage 3b colorectal cancer with a permanent colostomy. Have been trying to mee...
Maine, United States
m, 54
I am 54 and have had a stoma for a year now and would like to meet a female in the same s...
United Kingdom
f, 58
I am a physician, and eager to meet other active folks who are creative and enthusiastic ...
California, United States
m, 22
Pretty shy but wanting to meet and talk to new people and see where it goes
Australia
m, 55
recent surgery
United Kingdom
f, 30
Looking for a nice chat.. looking for friendship.. possibly more.. up for a meet up if th...
United Kingdom
m, 39
Looking for interesting people to share experiences with.
Denmark
m, 74
Strongly believe that the best is yet to come. Nine years with permanent colostomy, had ...
British Columbia, Canada
f, 45
I'm new to ileostomy and would like to hear from others experience
Spain
f, 57
I have a urostomy since Jan. 2011, the closest support group is 60 miles from my hometown...
Texas, United States
f, 34
I have been an ostomate, since December 2016, due to diverticulitis,sepsis,and C.Diff. Wo...
Texas, United States
m, 65
I had a urostomy surgery in 2016. I regret it completely. Wonder how other people deal wi...
Minnesota, United States
m, 36
35m with full colectomy lf friend/relationship/support.
Texas, United States
m, 45
Guy in Montana. Have had illiostomy for 12 years. Looking for possible travel compan...
Montana, United States
f, 35
Anything you what to know, just ask :)
United Kingdom
f, 60
Hi would love to chat to any Ostomates - fab to have found a site where we already have s...
United Kingdom
f, 49
Looking to speak with people that understand my daily life and can speak openly about bei...
Oklahoma, United States
f, 55
Mainly healing from a ileostomy as of November 11, 2019 and had 3 other surgeries in Apri...
New York, United States
f, 29
Newbie here!
Washington, United States
f, 72
Hello I am Irene and I am 71 . I live in a small village in Norfolk. I am looking to meet...
United Kingdom
f, 52
A fun loving person
North Carolina, United States
m, 21
I’ll tell you later!
Norway
m, 53
Learning to live with this. I am alone and have no support. Wife lost interest Had surg...
Texas, United States
m, 71
Just want to find out information.
Massachusetts, United States
f, 36
I am fighting cancer. My bladder ha to take one for the team. Surgery to remove was 11/13/...
Texas, United States
m, 67
I'm a single gay male looking to meet and chat with other gay men about how to deal with ...
Arizona, United States
m, 61
been self employed most my working life,had my ostomy since 2014 ,doesn't stop me doing a...
United Kingdom
m, 33
to be filled out
Kansas, United States
m, 52
Recently seperated, love the outdoors and my dog. Have an ileostomy and only just found t...
United Kingdom
f, 47
Konichiwa
Japan
m, 45
I have an ileostomy due to diverticular disease. I've had it since October 2018 and am sti...
United Kingdom
m, 82
I had a colostomy about 6 months ago. This area of the country dosn't have many doctors o...
New York, United States
f, 55
I have FAP syndrome which led to colorectal cancer then small intestinal cancer and stoma...
Arizona, United States
f, 42
I'm a new ostomate...just had my surgery August of 2019 because I had anal cancer. My co...
Illinois, United States
Pmk
m, 57
APR colostomy in 2008 for bowel cancer but also have crohns. Had extensive health issues ...
United Kingdom
m, 56
I'd love to date again. I've been single for over 10 years.
Florida, United States
f, 63
Hello everyone This past year has been, to say the least horrible. But I have come thro...
Alberta, Canada
f, 37
Fun energetic loves life and her family especially my dogs.. I Just got my ostomy this pas...
Washington, United States
f, 49
Looking to share experiences with ostomy
Pennsylvania, United States
f, 85
Had colon cancer, have an ostomy bag, doctors will not do a reversal. need help on how to...
Michigan, United States
Ria
f, 50
Happiest outdoors and love a bit of adventure! Proud mum of 2 beautiful boys age 9 and ...
United Kingdom
f, 65
Hi. I had an Ileostomy 8 weeks ago and have been struggling the last two weeks with vari...
United Kingdom
m, 35
I speak 4 languages. I’ve traveled the world quite a bit for work. I’m a proud father...
Michigan, United States
f, 64
I’m interested in creating a dialogue with anyone living with the ostomy lifestyle. We ...
Oklahoma, United States
m, 74
I have an ostomy bag to replace my bladder since Dec 4, 2018. I am looking for practical...
Delaware, United States
m, 28
Hi, Nice to meet you
Czech Republic
m, 69
Later
Texas, United States
m, 25
i am new to all this bear with me :)
United Kingdom
f, 69
To talk to people who are in the same situation that you are in.maybe to make friends and...
New York, United States
m, 63
Later
New Hampshire, United States
f, 46
I had my ileostomy in January 2019 and am looking to make friends and find support with p...
North Carolina, United States
f, 57
Going through a tough time alone.
Virginia, United States
f, 61
I've had my ileostomy for almost a year. I'm just looking mainly for support in living wi...
Australia
f, 62
Ileostomy September 2019
Michigan, United States
m, 61
I had my colostomy surgery 15 years ago. I’ve learned a lot and hope to be of help. I...
Washington, United States
f, 38
Hi, Rubbish at this stuff I'm total geek, love doctor who especially. Have had ileos...
United Kingdom
f, 42
Ileostomy due to Crohn's, July 2017. I manage my symptoms with a vegan and gluten free d...
British Columbia, Canada
f, 39
Will fill out later.
California, United States
f, 37
Mother and Midwife ❤️ Diagnosed with stage 4 colorectal cancer that has spread to liv...
Australia
f, 64
nothing
Michigan, United States
m, 57
Love sports, science, travel, skiing and the lake. Been an ostomate for 8 months from a ru...
Texas, United States
m, 45
I am honestly only on here to ask one question in the forums. There is really not much I ...
Washington, United States
f, 49
I am a single mother and grandmother! I’ve had Crohn’s for 30 years an Ostomy for 25 ...
Ontario, Canada
m, 57
To make new friends with other ostomates
United Kingdom
m, 46
Really don’t know what to say. I cannot accept what has happened to me, because of the ...
Singapore
f, 64
I have just had my colostomy for 6 months. I have had Crohn's for 49 years. I also have o...
Minnesota, United States
m, 69
I’m happy to speak with others about problems and solutions about ostomies. .
Illinois, United States
m, 55
Like to meet new friends
Pennsylvania, United States
f, 54
i got a colostomy in 2016 i ruptured in 3 different places had 4 surgerys in 3 weeks died...
Missouri, United States
m, 69
In June of this year I had my bladder and prostate removed do to stage 3 cancer. I am us...
Washington, United States
m, 33
Hi, my names James and I’m here to hopefully get to know others who have had difficulti...
United Kingdom
m, 67
I'm semi-retired. I've had my ostomy since 2006. I've adjusted to it but dating is diffic...
Washington, United States
f, 40
Someone who has this ‘baggage’! I like (well when this bag hasn’t pissed me off) be...
United Kingdom
m, 51
I’ve had an ileostomy for 25 years due to ulcerative colitis
Ohio, United States
f, 59
I am 59 been single for 12 long years, looking to make friends with people who are having...
Ontario, Canada
f, 42
I have had crohns disease for 20+yrs. Married with 8 amazing kiddos
Indiana, United States
f, 40
My name is Ana I am 40 years old and I am looking to make new friends that I can relate to...
California, United States
m, 27
I have an ostomy and im her to maybe learn something new
Pennsylvania, United States
f, 81
I am an ileostomate of 20+years I suffer from Sleep Apnoea and battle the use of a CPAP m...
Australia
f, 23
My name is shanelle I'm 23 years old from canada and I love to do crafts and art I also s...
Ontario, Canada
m, 78
Would like to talk to anyone with Urostomy problems, e.g., coagulating mucus membrane in ...
Alaska, United States
m, 22
I'm a student who is newly gotten s colectomy and has an ileostomy. I'm just looking for ...
Iowa, United States
m, 28
My name is Karl and I've had a ileostomy for the past 3 years. I work in the golf busines...
New York, United States
f, 55
Looking for help after ileostomy and hernia surgery
Texas, United States
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