Inspirational Stories Read Some Insiring Stories of Other Ostomates

Staci’s Story

I started having GI symptoms right before Covid turned our world upside down. I was losing weight, food went right through me, and I usually had a short 10-15 min window after eating to find a bathroom quick!!! I was a busy wife, mom, and small business owner so I didn't have time for this. I put myself on a ...
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Dr. Dilshad’s Story

I am with permanent colostomy since 1995. During the past 25 years, I faced many health challenges like sub acute gut obstruction, post operative adhesions, peristomal hernia, itching around the stoma, bleeding at the rim of the stoma, anxiety and depression etc. All the problems gradually vanished with every passing day resulting into restoration of quality life which we all ...
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Pauric’s Story

This is my Crohn’s story, which hopefully will not be too long. I first got diagnosed in November of 2018, but my symptoms started in 2013, it really started with loose stools after some meals which lead to needing to use the toilet 5 to 6 times, feeling bloated and having cramps in a short space of time. After the ...
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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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