Alisa shares how having an ostomy has improved her quality of life and enabled her to have experiences she would never of had without having surgery. The ostomy, J pouch, chronic illness, disability community is very diverse but there is something for everyone within these communities to help you live your bigger life. Click here to read Alisa’s blog.
Alisa shares how having a stoma shouldn’t affect your relationship with a partner. Your bag does not have to define you, and it does not have to be a part of your relationship, because they are not dating your bag, they are dating the person who has walked through a rocky road and survived. That is something to be proud of. Click here to read Alisa’s blog .
Alisa has just started Nursing School in Finland, a year after getting “Stevie.” She says “I have been through multiple surgeries and done some serious mental gymnastics to get where I am today, and I am beyond excited to hopefully help someone else in the future.” Read her first blog with us to find out why she needed a stoma and what it has allowed her to do.