October 2018: Our three most popular blog posts of the month

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Another autumn month is coming to an end, so we're rounding up our most popular blog posts from October.

[1] "I have pyoderma gangrenosum. Don’t Google it."

Claire Webber is a professional stand-up comedian in Seattle, Washington. A comical journalist, if you will. In this post, she writes about living with pyoderma gangrenosum and tips on how to talk about it around people you know. Humor keeps us honest. Humor keeps us real. Thank you, Claire. 

Read: Not everyone wants to be 100 percent open about their “hidden" disability

[2] "A year has passed since the emergency surgery."

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Susan Lisovicz has reported news in print, online and radio, but she is best known for her business journalism on TV. Being diagnosed with ovarian cancer last year, then having a bowel obstruction, followed by colostomy surgery was A LOT to deal with and she was overwhelmed. That’s what this post is about, an honest account of how she felt.

Read: I had just been diagnosed with ovarian cancer, yet the hardest thing to deal with was my colostomy

[3] "That’s my bag baby!"

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An ostomate from the Stoma Support Club of Namibia Africa writes about a new lease on life after having surgery two years ago. Some people are self-conscious if their pouch is showing and others say, "if shows every now and then, so be it." What's your opinion?

Read: Trust me, I am aware of the bag being there 24/7 and if shows every now and then, so be it

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