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Based in UK living in the midlands but I work a lot in London. Two lovely daughters. I run regularly and have completed half marathons etc. since having the ileostomy. Interests include sports (cricket, football, rugby union), music (more in the classical direction but quite broad tastes including soul, some jazz and mainstream rock etc.), cooking, real ale, good wine...most of the good things in life.

20 years of UC then had a permanent ileostomy (panproctocolectomy) 7 years ago for a gastrointestinal cancer but no recurrence since. Apart from one bout of hospitalisation for a scary blockage caused by adhesions, I've had no physical problems with the ileostomy but, to be honest, even now, I still struggle coming to terms with it psychologically probably like most ostomates.

Keen to talk to other ostomates and to share experiences (good and bad).

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