October 6, 2018 – Happy World Ostomy Day! The theme this year is, “Speaking out changes lives”, and boy does it ever!
Back in June, I was invited to be on a panel for Shield HealthCare to discuss ostomy life. But I also had a chance to sit with one of my heroes for an interview.
Once in a while, the media or a government agency will say something that deeply offends ostomates.
Sophie is an ileostomate and Founder of I Am Denim! Her company is the first clothing brand in the world to create inclusive, revolutionary denim jeans for after abdominal surgery, specifically catering to the needs of ostomates.
June 2018 – I was invited to speak on a panel discussion at the WOCN Conference and it was amazing!
In this video, we explore audience questions about ostomy reversal surgery, intimacy after surgery, and more!
Life with an ostomy can be either easy or a challenge depending on how you approach it.
May 11th, 2018 – I visited Saskatchewan for the time first in my life last week!
This is part three (the last in the series) of my video chat with Amber Wallace.
I’ve had a few people write to me asking why I use the term “ostomy bag” when talking about ostomies, rather than “pouch”. I’d like to address this very interesting topic in this article!