Meet & talk to fellow OstoMates 20,336 members

7afin
member

About
me:

late 80's colitis....then surgery for a j-pouch (fairly new at the time) - had pouch for 25+ years no problems, until... 2016. then crohns diagnosis : ( ultimately resulted in a permanent ileostomy, aug 2017. ( was not happy about that)

then sept 2017 ( a month after surgery - also not happy about that either) , diagnosed with a type of cancer -MDS. April 2018 had chemo/stemcell/bone marrow transplant.

currently on the mend ( in remission ) and doing well. about a year since Bone marrow transplant ( BMT) procedure.

like to be active , mountain bike, play hockey ( just got back into it after missing 2 years due to medical issues) also went skiing again which was great!!

I'm amazed to read other peoples stories and can relate to how hard it is to deal with our various medical 'adventures'. It's certainly not easy but what can you do except keep moving forward?
Other Members
f, 58
Hello To All, I am a Disable American Veteran, Police Reserves, US Navy, US ...
Florida, United States
f, 51
Hello my name is Mary im 41 looking for friends and maybe a relationship. six years ago i...
New York, United States
f, 59
Wife of ileostomy patient ....always needing help with questions and helping others. ......
Alabama, United States
f, 51
I have Crohn's and have a permanent ileostomy. I enjoy swimming and going to the gym. If y...
United Kingdom
f, 56
I have an ileostomy which rules my life. Need to communicate with people who understand.
United Kingdom
Currently online: 6    
6 visitors
 
 
Welcome to MeetAnOstoMate - the largest online community for people with an ostomy.
If you have questions or just want to meet and chat with others, join us and enjoy our great community.