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RE: What to do with extra supplies?

Hi Alida, I had good luck just last week when I googled 'osotmy donations in my area' and got a list of possible places. I read through them and pic...

2 years ago
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RE: I'll be out of commission for a while: Broken arm 😵

So sorry to hear of your injury. I hope you both heal and adapt quickly. Best to you.

2 years ago
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RE: This is what happens if you drink an unreasonable amount of fiber supplements!

WOW, thanks for posting this! Sticking to oatmeal for breakfast.

2 years ago
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RE: Hello to All!

Hello and welcome, You have had a very hard time indeed. But, hopefully, you can focus on the future and your new self. I think we go through variou...

2 years ago
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RE: Befuddled Newbie

Welcome Alida, You have found the perfect place to ask questions and get support. I think all of us feel lucky in this way. And you have found it at...

2 years ago
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RE: Need for prayers

I too will be keeping a good thought ( or two) for your husband and you.

2 years ago
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RE: Four Amazing Words

I heartily agree! A shower without the bag is wonderful! Thats what I do too. Feels good and gives a good chance to gently get as much of the goo off ...

2 years ago
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RE: Good news

Wonderful news . I am very happy that pesky wound finally had the wherewithal to heal up for you.

2 years ago
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RE: Bag Separating at Flange

Hi Glenn, I use a 18113 ... looks just like the bag your photo from what I can see. I have never had that problem. Looks like a total fail!! Good ...

2 years ago
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RE: Weight loss and weight gain after ostomy surgery

Hello Dove Girl and welcome, You have certainly had a very rough time of it . And I am sorry that you are struggling to regain a good weight. With ...

2 years ago
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RE: Parastomal mesh repair

Hi Rick, I had the mesh repair for a peristomal hernia a few years ago. Its been working great for me. I posted a lot about it then ... not sure ...

2 years ago
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RE: Long time listener, first time caller

welcome kiltedwolf, Its the perfect attitude to be grateful for you new life and look forward to the wonderful rest of it. Your story really took ...

2 years ago
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RE: Happy New Year! Welcome to 2021 =)

happy new year from California too. I hope everyone gets through the Covid and we can all move on to better times in the coming year. My husband a...

2 years ago
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RE: New User

Welcome from me too, Bruce. There is a bit of a learning curve to this new thing, but you will get there. Its hard to believe now, but it will becom...

2 years ago
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RE: Welcome to Arrakis!

Welcome Arrakis. Glad you have joined the conversation. You must be from Dune?

2 years ago
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RE: Flu shot woes

Hi tigerlilly, I get a flu shot every year and have never had an adverse reaction. I hope, as John said, it may be some other thing causing your tro...

2 years ago
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RE: Ostomy Pumpkin

Thanks for the laugh, stella.

2 years ago
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RE: How to keep air in an ostomy pouch

I use filterless bags too .( Hollister two piece system). I then add an osto EZ vent. ( lots of info on these on VO). It looks like the kind of thin...

2 years ago
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RE: 19 days with a temporary ileostomy, looking for support!

Welcome Shay, I am really happy to hear you have had a great outcome after so many years of suffering. I also adjusted well and it was so amazing...

2 years ago
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RE: Has anyone used...

Thats wonderful! Getting the long wear time and the confidence that will give you is a game changer. Great!

2 years ago
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