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I am getting ready to have surgery for rectal cancer and receive an colostomy and am scared of all the changes that are happening in my life. I would like to talk to people for support and advice on what to expect. My surgery is scheduled for October 8th, 2019.
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happy to be alive after going through uc & crohns and now for life with my bag. hey im in...
Ohio, United States
m, 59
Just learning to live w/my ostomy bag. Was curious about others that have this. Listening...
California, United States
m, 55
Well here goes it. A year and and half ago I found out I had rectal cancer nice right .. W...
Ohio, United States
m, 56
I had a colostomy and an ileostomy in October 10, getting the colostomy reversed on the 9t...
United Kingdom
m, 58
I have been dealing with Crohn's for over 30 yrs. I have been fighting it but keep losing...
Arizona, United States
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