Understanding your feelings as a new ostomate

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Clare Mee

Clare Mee

I can honestly say that I wish I had been offered the surgery sooner, it really has improved my self esteem and my health and I can assure you that life with a stoma is not the horrible one that you imagine.
Any chronic illness can cause depression and anxiety, so that can alter the way you perceive the way things will turn out, this in turn will make things ten times worse than they actually are. I was like this pre surgery and everything seemed so awful and scary.

Clare shares the feelings of a new ostomate.Click to read more.

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