Inspirational Stories Read Some Insiring Stories of Other Ostomates

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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Paty’s Story

  My Name is Paty Jiménez I am from México and am survivor of 3 stage rectal cancer I have a permanent colostomy bag. I was diagnosed 15 years ago when I was 36 years old. At first everything was chaos, but little by little was accommodating my new ostomy life. I recently found out Na Scent on Instagram and ...
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Virgie’s Story

Hi friends! I am a 62 year old female. I have had my ileostomy since I was 18 due to severe ulcerative colitis. I have had many ups and downs through the years, but I am happy to say no problems with my Ostomy! I have had to change appliances and wafers over the years because like everything else in ...
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Ashley’s Story

I started having symptoms when I was 17. Then I was diagnosed with Crohn's when I was 18. I tried every medication out there and tried so hard to live a life. It got so bad and so hard, and when I was 25 I had my entire large intestines removed and have had my ileostomy for 6 years now. ...
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