Meet & talk to fellow OstoMates Support | Friendship | Dating 20,856 members

DebsyJ
member

About
I love all manner of arts and crafts as i did a degree in fashion design. I like going out socialising with my friends whether it's to my local bar or our favourite rock club. I enjoy all kinds of music but i'm more of a rock chick at heart. I also love going to cinema, even though i love my chick flicks I must confess I'm a bit of a sci-fi/fantasy addict, i blame my brother and his friends.

I would just like to meet a friend, who i can to talk to about our stomas. I have a urostomy and have had 'Percy' for about ten years now. I did have a colostomy when i was a baby which was due to a complication at birth, it was reversed after i had an operation at the tender age of 1.

I was diagnosed with depression due to my stoma in 2006. I never opened up my heart about the feelings i had about 'percy' and the impact of my urostomy, for such i long time. I dismissed my own feelings, believing i was fine. It wasn't until my father died that all my negative thoughts came flooding out and got the help i needed.
I'm still suffering a little bit with low self esteem but even though i have bad days, i'm starting to have more good ones.

Unfortunately, i'm not a full member yet so i can reply to messages but i can't send them first.
Other Members
m, 43
My journey began the start of 2011 with a sudden onset of a very aggressive and progressiv...
Illinois, United States
m, 42
I'm looking for some one who can understand what it's like to have an ostomy. I feel that...
Kentucky, United States
m, 39
I enjoy a good laugh, traveling, film, music and playing guitar, cooking and eating. I h...
Illinois, United States
m, 43
Looking to chat with people with similar interests,Had Iliostomy since 1996 when i was 19...
United Kingdom
m, 45
I just found this website by chance and was just curious, being as I have an ostomy. I ju...
New York, United States
Currently online: 6    
1 members & 5 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.