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Emergency surgery 16th Nov 21, diverticulitis bowel perforation,abscess on ovary and other gynae complications. Woke up after 4 hour surgery with a colostomy.
Struggled I initially but now (almost) at peace with myself. Hoping for eventual reversal. Looking for hints and tips on how to get through this.
Get loads of support from lovely husband,daughter and friends but they don't know what it's really like which is why I've landed on this site in the hope of finding some answers...
(Profile pic was taken the awesome day I managed to wear my jeans for the first time since my op 🙃)
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