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.
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.
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.
Most people seem to focus on the "what" and not the "why" of our ostomies
From one ostomate to another, I promise it does get better.
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.
How I answered the most common (and entertaining) questions about my ileostomy
I am 100% open.
Coping mentally with an ostomy means different things to different people
“Mental health is about wellness rather than illness.”
“Anything but that” was the first thought I had when I learned about ostomy surgery
Adjusting to life as an ostomate takes time.
Why I’ve loved my scars from the very first day I had them
Wow, how lucky we are to have such amazing bodies.
The truth is I've only told a few people about the time I had an ostomy
I always follow the rule of share what's comfortable.
A To Your Q: How can I stay hydrated with an ileostomy?
Options for you to keep up with hydration.