Seeing as toilet paper and hand sanitizer has been in short supply due to a considerable amount of “panic buying”, it’s reasonable for anyone using medical supplies to have some concerns.
My wife and I were recently interviewed and featured in an article for the iconic VICE website to discuss how having an ostomy has impacted our sex life.
Ostomy surgery entails some risk, and one of those risks are parastomal hernias.
Oct 2018 – I had the pleasure of visiting Reno, Nevada (USA) to give a presentation about ostomies and to explore the surrounding areas.
A challenge that many ostomates face is how to comfortably wear an ostomy bag under clothing.
October 6, 2018 – Happy World Ostomy Day! The theme this year is, “Speaking out changes lives”, and boy does it ever!
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!
May 11th, 2018 – I visited Saskatchewan for the time first in my life last week!