From reading blogs and articles from ostomates, some view their ostomy as a disability and others don’t. In this blog Clare asks the question- is having a stoma a disability?
Andy set himself the challenge of finding celebrity ostomates in the UK to see how common it was for them to speak out about their stoma. He didn’t find many outside USA. In this blog he has set us all the challenge- how many celebrity ostomates can you add to the list from anywhere in the world? Check out who we have found so far and add to the list.
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.
Clare Mee shares her feelings about living life with a stoma compared to being very ill with IBD. Click here to read more. You can also follow Clare on her blog. Meet Clare