Inspirational Stories Read Some Insiring Stories of Other Ostomates

Kate’s Story

Hi there, My name is Kate and I live in Australia with my husband and our daughter. I've had a permanent ileostomy for 5 years now and my life is a far cry from what it was back then. You see, I'd spent the majority of my adult life, trying medications, treatments, and medical trials to attempt a better quality ...
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Lakecia’s Story

I was diagnosed with anal cancer on 2/17/2021. I went through chemotherapy and weeks of radiation. At the time, It was the hardest thing I had ever been through. After weeks of treatment, the tumor was still there, so I had to have surgery to remove the cancer. On 1/27/22 I had Abdominal Perineal Resection surgery to remove my rectum, ...
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Richard’s Story

I came home from work one evening and had a bacon roll for my tea. During the evening I started to feel sick & unwell, which I put down to a bad batch of bacon. I then made my way up to the toilet for obvious reasons. From there I went steadily downhill & my memory of what happened is ...
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Stephanie Marie’s Story

  I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease when I was 10. I’m now 38 years old and living with an ileostomy. I tried all the crohns meds over the years, but 3 years ago I had a horrible flare up that ended in an emergency total colectomy. I struggled a lot the first year with my Ostomy, but have grown ...
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