Dealing with body image when you have an ostomy

Caitlin M<sup>c</sup>Ginnis

Caitlin McGinnis

To everyone who is struggling with his or her body image now, I want you to know that it’s okay. I still struggle. There are days where I think I’m freaking hot and totally feeling myself. Then there are days where it’s the complete opposite.

“I would tell myself that I am beautiful and strong. I would tell myself to give myself a break; that I almost died from an illness I had no control over. I would tell myself to appreciate my body and to care for it the best that I can.”

Click here to read about how Caitlin dealt with her body image after ostomy surgery
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