Inspirational Stories Read Some Insiring Stories of Other Ostomates

Lynette’s Story

My story begins at birth. I was born with a genetic disease called Ehlers Danlos Syndrome. Sadly, this disease is missed and you are just a medical mystery. At 8 years old I began having horrible constipation and stomach pain. We were told to just eat more fiber, nothing worked. I was always seriously underweight and nobody could figure out ...
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Laura’s Story

Hi, my name is Laura Lang. I am a Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse and an ostomate. I’ve had an ileostomy since 2008 due to crohn’s disease. It’s amazing how much better my life has become.  Crohn’s no longer controls me or prevents me from living life. My ostomy also lead me to my current career because I wanted to help ...
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