From firsthand experiences and the best viewpoints on earth (if we’re being humble), to expert health and wellness advice — we’ve got you covered.
7 things I've learned from ileostomy surgery and recovery
My first meltdown happened in the hospital.
The benefit of blending fruits and vegetables when you have an ostomy.
A blended smoothie can make it easier to deliver nutrients to your body.
3 easy ways ostomates can stay hydrated during the winter
If you’re the type of person that has trouble drinking enough water when it's freeeeezing out, we have some tips for you.
I never thought I'd get so acquainted with my own poo
Mr. Stoma has a mind of its own.
A To Your Q: What are the benefits of telehealth for ostomy care at home?
Expert help is just a phone call away.
Only people in my inner circle know about my ostomy and that’s how I like it
I just want to be Leslie.
Eat good, drink fluids, and be healthy during Nutrition and Hydration Week
There are plenty of things ostomates can do to maintain a good level of nutrition and hydration.
With these 10 must-pack items in your carry-on bag, you'll be ready for anything
Your go-to travel size ostomy products.
Learning the ropes to care for my new stoma one step at a time
After surgery the pain was very present, very uncomfortable, very real.
What I do when people say rude and unkind things about my ostomy
Bottom line, people who matter don't mind.
Life-altering surgery hasn't stopped me from traveling the world alone, twice
It is quite simply the best thing I have ever done.
If I can make a difference by sharing my story, I’m certainly not going to be quiet about it
Olly and I have got plenty to say about our new normal.
A To Your Q: I feel overwhelmed with an ostomy — what can I do to feel better?
Expert advice for ostomates when it's all too much.
Even if you're labeled “medically refractory” don't give up the fight
The hardest part of chronic illness is staying hopeful.
Despite all the positives, some ostomates still have an extremely difficult time with acceptance
Not everyone copes with ostomy surgery in the same way.
I used to worry what others thought of my stoma but now I share it with the world
Don’t let an ostomy hold you back!
People don’t talk about catheters — they’re icky, urological, and below-the-belt
Perhaps "catheter" is the new C-word?
After all the times I've pooped my pants, I was so ready for an ostomy
I practically skipped into surgery.
Nine things you should know before placing an order for ostomy supplies
Make ordering easier with these tips from The Parthenon Company.
RANT: The problem with medical TV shows representing ostomy-related storylines
I have four simple theories.
A To Your Q: What is a K-pouch and how does it work?
Four common questions about the K-pouch.
Coping mentally with an ostomy means different things to different people
“Mental health is about wellness rather than illness.”