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Posted by Ophelia1221, on Tue Sep 25, 2018 6:50 pm

Hello all,

I'm kinda new to this forum.  I have a colostomy due to former cancer.  

Like all of us, I've been through a lot.  But I am so tired of not just living again.  

I'll admit, what makes me more active here is the idea of meeting someone.  But that's not a priority in my life. 

I have lots to learn and have lots I can share.  Nice to "meet" you all.

 

Reply by mild_mannered_super_hero, on Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:00 pm

welcome to the site, its a great place to network with people that have been thru simular ordeals. just reading some of the posts on here make me realize how very lucky i am. life is good! mmsh

Reply by Ophelia1221, on Tue Sep 25, 2018 8:29 pm

Thank you.  Yes, same here.  I had a "temporary" ileostomy waiting for a reversal.  But that didn't work out.  Ive had the colostomy since March this year.  It is easier than the ileo I must say.  

Reply by Bill, on Wed Sep 26, 2018 1:57 am

Hello Ophelia and welcome to MAO.  I hope you do meet someone, either on here or elsewhere. I do like your attitude to your circumstances and I'm sure others will appreciate that too. 

Best wishes

Bill

Reply by Ophelia1221, on Wed Sep 26, 2018 11:31 am

Thank you for your kind words.  

Reply by Mrs.A, on Wed Sep 26, 2018 4:35 pm

Hello Ophelia,

Welcome. It's nice to meet you. I hope you find what your searching for. It's always great to learn new things. One is never to old or young to learn. Looking forward to reading what you can share with us. There are many threads of information here. I agree with MMSH, some have more difficult times than others so I don't take the good thing lightly. I try to greet everyday with a smile and help if I can.

Reply by Puppyluv56, on Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:52 am
Welcome Ophelia! We are all in this together! Glad you found this sight. Glad to share any experiences.
Puppyluv
Reply by NJ Bain, on Thu Sep 27, 2018 3:21 pm

Miss Ophelia1221,

  Welcome to the site!  I concur with everything said above this post...lol

  Seriously though, you will find lots of friends and support here.

 

Bain

Reply by Ophelia1221, on Thu Sep 27, 2018 7:15 pm

Thank you. 

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