I had the honor and privilege of being invited to speak at an ostomy education event in Vancouver, BC for World Ostomy Day this past October 1st, 2016.
I’m so excited to announce that I’ve been invited to speak at an ostomy education event this October 1st, 2016!
You made it! Now that you’ve landed and have an awesome time ahead, there are a few things you’ll want to keep in mind.
In this article, I’ll be going over some tips to enjoying your trip when you are at your destination.
Imagine this: You head to the cottage for the weekend and bring along a spare ostomy appliance “just in case”. That spare is needed soon after because of a leak and you’re left with nothing extra.
Preparing for travel can be stressful and hectic as it is, but when you’ve got an ostomy there are a few extra things that you’ll want to be aware of.
I had been invited to speak in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA as part of a patient event called P2PEP (Patient 2 Patient Education Project) on Saturday, April 16, 2016. The event was hosted by the University of Michigan IBD Team and was led by Dr. Peter Higgins.
Between March 13-16th, 2016 I was able to take my first flight in over 20 years. It was not only my first flight in decades, but it was my first time traveling with an ostomy and as a vegan.
In this post, I’ll be detailing my experience, as well as explain why I was even in South Africa!
The World Council of Enterostomal Therapists (WCET) will be hosting their international conference in Cape Town, South Africa this March 13-16th. The conference will attract stoma nurses, doctors, ostomy supply manufacturers – oh, and did I mention I’ll be speaking there?
An ostomy EDC (every day carry) kit is priceless if you’re faced with an emergency leak or bag change while out of your home. When I put together my 2014 EDC kit, I had a few extras in there that I thought I might need soon after surgery. In this post, I’ll give you a run down of my 2015 travel kit with tips on how to put together your own.