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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, 80
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, 77
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
f, 63
I have had an ileostomy for 33 years, I have travelled the world.I just want to connect w...
United Kingdom
f, 30
From argentina with a recent ileostomy looking for support!
Argentina
m, 53
lonely
Missouri, United States
m, 53
I am looking for friends interested in socialising and camping.
United Kingdom
m, 52
I am a naturist 50s Black Male,looking for a camping and workout buddy. If you are gay,o...
United Kingdom
m, 56
have a colostomy interested in meeting people
California, United States
Axl
m, 57
Iliostomy to j pouch and back.
Australia
m, 55
Looking for a chap for beers, camping (and caravanning), nudity (not compulsory), oily mas...
United Kingdom
f, 79
Advice on dieting with a Stoma bag
United Kingdom
f, 48
I’m a 48 year old, divorced female with no children, and currently not working. I taught...
New York, United States
f, 39
Looking to share knowledge and support.
Virginia, United States
f, 65
New to stoma ileostomyfollowing howel cancer.Struggling
United Kingdom
f, 50
Ileostomy Chrohns survivor
Ontario, Canada
m, 45
Hello, my name is Trevor. I am 45 years old, and was diagnosed with cancer in april 2019....
Texas, United States
f, 49
Hi my name is Cyndi and I am here to look for friendship and support. I am very friendly ...
Pennsylvania, United States
f, 58
Hi there ,iv joined this site to hear from others who live with a stoma ,I have lots of f...
United Kingdom
m, 52
Very active person, enjoys traveling
California, United States
f, 54
I am hoping to learn how to be around people again and living life. Since my colostomy t...
California, United States
f, 36
I'm looking for friends and a life partner. I have many hobbies and interests. I have a li...
Oregon, United States
m, 66
Just browsing for contact, feeling out for common interests, etc, then nice communication...
California, United States
f, 75
just want information about having an ostomy
Texas, United States
m, 39
I have an ileostomy and waiting for a proctectomy. Like painting in my spare time.
United Kingdom
m, 41
I'm a 41 year Gay bottom Black/Native male. I received my colostomy 2 years ago and life...
North Carolina, United States
f, 76
Just interested in how others are doing and any problems people are having
Saskatchewan, Canada
f, 77
I was dx with bladder cancer in 2017 and had the bladder removed in Dec 17. I have skin p...
Florida, United States
f, 58
I have Crohn’s disease and have been dealing with a bad flare for about 4 months now. I...
Minnesota, United States
f, 60
Fairly new to ostomy just looking for support and place to ask questions about ostomy rel...
Ohio, United States
f, 69
Soon to have my procedure in December ..just looking for information to better understand...
Alabama, United States
m, 19
Hello, My name is Orlando but everyone seems to call me Lando I had my ileostomy about 4 m...
California, United States
f, 52
I’m relatively new to stoma life and would like to find out how other people cope with t...
United Kingdom
m, 50
Hi there I have had my illoscomy since July this year and I'm finding it hard to talk to ...
Australia
m, 55
I've had my colostomy since 2015, Intimacy?? What's that? Don't know what to expect from ...
Georgia, United States
f, 56
After a long hiatus I am back. I’ve been an osty since December 13, 1991 due to severe...
North Carolina, United States
f, 52
Will update later.
Ontario, Canada
m, 71
Lived a very physically healthy life until 2 yrs ago when I was diagnosed with Ulcerated C...
Texas, United States
m, 55
had my ileostomy on the 9th July 2019 after 26 years of UC. Had long periods of remission ...
Ireland
f, 51
Illiostomy one month ago.
Texas, United States
f, 46
Open to advice.
Ireland
m, 51
I am a black male who loves sports and my family. I am looking for support on this site ...
Tennessee, United States
f, 18
I was just recently diagnosed with crohn’s a month ago and I’m just looking for someo...
Wisconsin, United States
f, 33
Hello, My name is Kadie. I am Deaf and have Sacral Agenesis from birth. In Sept 2018,...
New York, United States
f, 36
I'm 36 lost half my bowel due to chrons I'm currently dealing with a enerocuteneus fistul...
Kansas, United States
f, 84
Mentally having a ostomy bag is freaking me out, at my age i dont know if i can handle i...
New Jersey, United States
f, 50
Manchester lady trying to raise more awareness for people with stoma's and stop the stigm...
United Kingdom
Baw
f, 73
I just wanted to pass on some information I thought might be helpful for some people. Rig...
Oklahoma, United States
f, 53
hi guys I have just recently had a operation for permanent colostomy and looking to meet ...
New Zealand
m, 42
I had my bladder removed dec 17th but a little about me personal I like to camp , fish , t...
Michigan, United States
f, 58
I've had an illyostomy since my 22 Birthday due to ulcerative colitis hasn't really defi...
Montana, United States
f, 71
I am an ileostamate. I had Jpouch surgery for colon cancer in 1997 and then after rectal...
Ohio, United States
f, 52
I had my colostomy April 2019, and am scheduled fore reversal in December. Not only am I ...
Michigan, United States
f, 45
Looking to meet others that are in a similar situation as me. Just for talking, listening,...
Pennsylvania, United States
m, 39
Hello, I’ve had my stoma for almost two yrs.
Illinois, United States
m, 72
I an looking for advise and tips to make ostomy easier. Over time, I will become more co...
California, United States
f, 61
Looking for support and to support
Louisiana, United States
f, 58
I still have a lot of questions and also have experience where I can help also.
Arizona, United States
f, 52
I have just recently received a stoma temporarily as I had a perforated colon and if it r...
North Carolina, United States
f, 36
I'm a survivor of Ulcerative Colitis and recently discovered I also have Crohn's. I've ha...
Arkansas, United States
f, 22
I recently had a surgical complication which resulted in a temporary Ileostomy bag. I’d...
California, United States
m, 69
Had a full working life with no health problems....retired and started falling to pieces....
United Kingdom
f, 60
I’m about to have the reversal done October 21st my stomach right above my illeostomy i...
Mississippi, United States
f, 29
Support
United Kingdom
m, 35
New to having a stoma bag just trying to learn more about it. Could use some ideas about ...
South Carolina, United States
m, 48
AMy degree ‘‘tis in Nutrición science health and wellness Adam out going adventures ...
California, United States
f, 63
I have had my ileostomy for around 10 years. I moved to SC around 3 years ago and there i...
South Carolina, United States
m, 56
I have multiple problems stemming from Cardiovascular disease, blockages in my heart legs...
United Kingdom
m, 73
I am with an elliostomy It’s 6 weeks after surgery My wife is taking care of my die...
India
m, 57
I hate my ileostomy
Alabama, United States
JN
m, 54
After a heart attack at age 39 I quit smoking, and ate all good foods, and exercised daily...
New York, United States
m, 47
Looking for friendship and support. I feel as if I have a lot to offer to the right ca...
United Kingdom
m, 40
Ileostomy
Ontario, Canada
f, 61
Recent Ileostomy. Previously Colostomy. Result of spinal cord injury 17 years ago. Need...
New Zealand
f, 55
I am very new to this Ostomy thing. Not quite a year yet. It was trial-and-error in the...
Washington, United States
Xul
m, 31
I'm excited to start living my life after completing my final surgery on 9/26/19. I have ...
Kansas, United States
m, 66
Retired gay male. Have a partner who works out of the country most of the time. So I am...
California, United States
f, 60
Surgery 6 weeks ago Retired RN Love camping
Missouri, United States
m, 61
I've had an ostomy for 30 years and dealt with Chron's for over 40 years.
British Columbia, Canada
f, 77
I have a stoma and hernia. I am interested in a support system, learning what others are...
Florida, United States
f, 29
Had an ileostomy since 2008; just looking for support and a way to give back & encourage ...
, United States
m, 29
I'm quite, down to earth, laid bacc, observer, respectful, easy-going, I believe/have fai...
South Carolina, United States
m, 74
Information about dealing with problem experiences with new permanent colostomy.
Arizona, United States
f, 43
I was diagnosed with crohn's three years ago. Recently had bowel resection and temp ileos...
Arkansas, United States
f, 43
Just support for a new ostomate
Louisiana, United States
f, 53
I was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2013. My bowel didn’t recover from the treatments ...
United Kingdom
f, 48
Cancer patient, ostomate. Disabled, limited but not unable to try new things. Please do...
Arkansas, United States
f, 22
I hace an illeostomy because of a rare genetic disease
Virginia, United States
f, 36
I’m a patient advocate and I would love to meet and talk to other ostomates online :)
New York, United States
f, 55
I am getting ready to have surgery for rectal cancer and receive an colostomy and am scare...
Virginia, United States
f, 56
I have sever gastrointestinal issues. Chron’s, Colon Inertia, slow motility, IBC, Infla...
Connecticut, United States
f, 48
I've had bladder cancer...bladder removed. Hysterectomy and lymph nodes removed, all in ...
Michigan, United States
m, 53
I'm an Art collector , I make Sculptures as well but I had to take sometime off making Sc...
Arizona, United States
f, 34
I just recently had an unexpected subtotal collectomy surgery and now I have an illeostom...
Wisconsin, United States
m, 65
I would like information on how to adjust to any problems with my ostomy and parastomal h...
Pennsylvania, United States
f, 36
I am an open book..Ask me anything
Texas, United States
f, 63
I am 63 and a colon cancer survivor with a stoma. I would like to head other peoples tips...
Ireland
f, 38
Interested in meeting people near me in the same or similar situation. I have just had a ...
Netherlands
KS
m, 61
Have been single since my accident in 2014 and feel I still have some good years left in ...
Massachusetts, United States
m, 59
Ileostomate since 2003, interested and open to new experiences
Indiana, United States
m, 40
Im 39 yrs male with a urostomy since 2018 would like meet others to know im not alone for...
Arizona, United States
f, 46
Like you,I'm much more than just a person with an ostomy. I am forthright and mature. I ...
New Mexico, United States
m, 74
Hello! I just need information re colostomy reversal after 6 months. I don't want to go f...
Texas, United States
m, 24
Just looking to talk to someone, I’m kinda nervous about getting an ostomy but I have t...
California, United States
f, 33
Hi. I just had my ostomy placed in 9/16/19. I'm looking for friendly support.
Wisconsin, United States
f, 23
Ileostomy
Delaware, United States
m, 36
I would like to meet new people Who is living my same situation.
Mexico
f, 21
I have had Crohns for 19 years and have never really reached out into this community. I'm...
Georgia, United States
f, 29
I am 29 years old with 3 kids and married. I got a ileostomy on June 7th 2019 and I am lo...
South Carolina, United States
f, 69
I have both a colostomy and a urostomy. Always wanting to learn more about taking good c...
California, United States
f, 62
I am an new ostomy
Manitoba, Canada
m, 65
Ive had a colostomy for 8 years, it doesn,t stop me from doing most things, just haven,t ...
United Kingdom
f, 40
Looking to meet people who have the same issues as myself since having an Ileostomy 2 mon...
United Kingdom
f, 21
Hey! I'm Lucy (prefer Luce) and I'm from Lincolnshire. I'm 21 years old and I'm a bit of ...
United Kingdom
m, 52
Hi. I will be a 10 yr survivor of stage 3 colon cancer in Dec 2019. I have a temporary col...
North Carolina, United States
f, 46
Recital cancer survivor. But left with colostomy
Georgia, United States
f, 45
I'm very easy going, deffently a people person. I enjoy having a drink and a laugh with fr...
Australia
m, 35
Gay guy here just here for the support and to get to know others and their experiences wi...
New York, United States
f, 60
Hello, New to the site, I've had a colostomy for almost to yrs just want to meet other peo...
North Carolina, United States
f, 31
Looking for a real partner in life
Philippines
f, 22
Emergency Colostomy January 2018
Arizona, United States
m, 38
Good caring man and independent man
South Africa
m, 26
I am an apprentice chef who also is in the process of starting my own business. I have ha...
Australia
f, 55
I'm not sure what I'm expecting to be honest. I know I'm not expecting one night stands b...
United Kingdom
f, 60
I had colostomy surgery last Christmas Eve;I'm still getting used to it, don't know what ...
Virginia, United States
m, 58
This is newish to me and I don't know quite what to write. If there's anything you wish t...
Spain
m, 51
I had an emergency colostomy Sept 2018, was in hospital off/on for 3 months afterwards wit...
North Carolina, United States
m, 42
Just looking to meet some new people that struggle and dont struggle. And pretty anythin...
Indiana, United States
f, 60
I am an honest fun loving women who likes to cook and eat out love happy hours and travel...
Arizona, United States
m, 32
I’m just looking to connect with people that have an idea of what it’s like to live w...
Oklahoma, United States
m, 50
I’m looking for that soulmate that I can spoil for the rest of her life. I’m Bob I...
Michigan, United States
f, 54
I had emergency surgery last November and now have an ostomy. I just want to participate ...
New York, United States
m, 18
Lived with an Ostomy all my life but lived a pretty active life. A dual sport athlete in h...
Kentucky, United States
m, 55
Been an ostomate since 2006. Tired of being embarrassed, self-conscious and alone
Minnesota, United States
CLB
f, 54
30 yrs w jpouch, having surgery for ostomy in Oct. Exploring all aspects.
Washington, United States
f, 74
As a new colostomy patient, I am interested in learning how best to live with and manage m...
Mexico
f, 45
Happy person Loves movies meals out Walking
United Kingdom
m, 53
Im not expecting anything really just see what happens x
United Kingdom
f, 39
I am interested in just meeting and talking with others who have to deal with an ostomy b...
North Carolina, United States
m, 65
Looking for friends and relationshil
Colorado, United States
f, 71
Colostomy since 2018 due to rectal cancer.
Florida, United States
f, 29
... No.
, United States
m, 48
Support,information,friendship and guidance.
United Kingdom
m, 66
66 year old male who is physically active, sound sexually and likes outdoor activities an...
Ohio, United States
f, 72
Have not had final huge surgery yet and have many questions. Doctors will remove my colon...
Florida, United States
f, 58
recovering cancer patient with ostomy
Florida, United States
f, 51
Stage III Colon Cancer Survivor - Diagnosis 2018; 10 days after surgery - Ileostomy emerge...
New York, United States
m, 52
Had diverticulitis since 2010. Several flare ups which required hospitalization. Decided ...
New York, United States
f, 48
Hi I am a mom of 2,and a nanny to my gorgeous granddaughter Grace . Before I got ill I wo...
United Kingdom
f, 55
I've had surgery 3 years ago having trouble adjusting to the changes. I really don't have...
New York, United States
m, 32
Looking to meet someone for dating or friendship. One thing I've realized after getting a...
North Carolina, United States
f, 71
Had my surgery Nov 2015. So far so good, Possible a hernia near the site but no pain.
Indiana, United States
f, 47
Have a stoma due to bowel cancer since May 2018. Just looking for advice and support as ...
United Kingdom
m, 68
I had rectal cancer in 2015 and had a perianal resection. I have been irrigating for 4 ye...
Australia
m, 33
I'm 33, I was born with Spina Bifida, and have been wheelchair-bound from birth. My main ...
New Mexico, United States
m, 49
An extremely active 6 year colon cancer survivor...avid cyclist, runner, hiker, audiophile...
Washington, United States
m, 24
Ostomy now!
California, United States
m, 37
No idea
United Kingdom
f, 70
Sometimes I have questions about my ostomy. I can use more friends that have colostomies...
Texas, United States
Sar
f, 31
Hi, I’m Sarah and have been looking for a support site for a while. Used reddit for a w...
Nova Scotia, Canada
m, 52
I am 52 years old and live in jamestown , ny. I have had an ostomy for about three years ...
New York, United States
f, 69
Interested in knowing if anyone has has issues with low magnesium due to the output of th...
Illinois, United States
f, 50
New ostomate
United Kingdom
m, 75
Quiet Daily Telegraph reader who has a colostomy and likes peace and quiet and holidays, ...
United Kingdom
f, 64
Hi Everyone, I want to introduce myself to you. I am an artist who supports myself by...
New York, United States
f, 65
My husband had an colostomy with bottom open, If you have fluid oozing from your bottom t...
Maryland, United States
m, 68
I am trying to find out if anyone has a solution how not to get wet taking shower and hot...
New Jersey, United States
f, 46
New ostomate with an ileostomy (supposedly temporary) that was an unintended result of a f...
Alaska, United States
m, 53
i have had an ileosotomy for 13 years due to crohns. just looking to chat with someone w...
Minnesota, United States
m, 22
Crohn’s disease and sepsis. What a great combo Would enjoy talking to anyone in a simi...
United Kingdom
m, 53
Just a newbie with a stoma...
Delaware, United States
f, 48
Trying to understand all this
Connecticut, United States
f, 46
I have stage 4 metastatic colon cancer and just got my ileostomy 3 weeks ago.
Washington, United States
f, 20
I have recently had an emergency ileostomy due to my first ulcerative colitis flare. I am...
United Kingdom
f, 51
I'm a mum of 5 beautiful girls, grandma to one gorgeous girl. I have a urostomy and find...
United Kingdom
f, 53
I am 53 years old and started my Cancer and ileostomy journey 4 months ago today. I have ...
Louisiana, United States
m, 38
Crohns
Texas, United States
m, 38
I have Chrome's
Texas, United States
f, 57
I received my ostomy in 2017. I am currently separated and will be divorced October 9th....
Tennessee, United States
f, 55
Connecting to special group who share the same experiences.
Missouri, United States
f, 33
Hi, I'm kizzy, 32, from Manchester. I've had Crohn's disease since 1997 and an ileostomy...
United Kingdom
m, 64
SWM 64 years living in Montreal. I am self employed and provide bookkeeping and income ta...
Quebec, Canada
f, 44
I am a 44 year old single mother. I am a newbie to the ostomy world,and boy has this been...
Alabama, United States
f, 53
Looking to meet and share stories with fellow ostomates.
Massachusetts, United States
f, 44
I'm a cancer survivor which left me with an ostomy... I have learned to live life to the ...
Texas, United States
f, 69
I HAVE MS AND A COLOSTOMY. VERY FAMILY ORIENTATED LOVE SPENDING TIME WITH MY GRANDSONS. A...
United Kingdom
m, 64
I had ulcerative colitis as a kid. Had an ileostomy in 1971 at the age of 16. I've been ...
Texas, United States
m, 60
Male just turned 60, likes music, companionship, open minded with a bug heart.
Florida, United States
f, 55
I’m looking for company and friends and someone who understands
Pennsylvania, United States
m, 55
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California, United States
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