My 1st Stomaversary!

One year ago today I was getting ready to go into surgery to have my colon removed! I had already been in the hospital 5 days due to my ulcerative colitis flare up. I hadn’t been keeping anything down for several days before I was admitted to the hospital. The day I was supposed to… Continue reading My 1st Stomaversary!

5 Self-Care Tips

Self-care isn't selfish y'all! Everyone needs to give themselves a little TLC to help pour into your own cup to be present for others. Here are my favorite self-care tips I like to do: Run a hot bubble bath or epsom salt bathNothing says relaxation than soaking those muscles when they're tense. A good hot… Continue reading 5 Self-Care Tips

Common misconceptions for life with an ostomy bag

Happy New Year! I did a lot of research at the beginning of last year, even before I knew that I would be getting an ostomy bag, because I knew that I would probably end up with one and wanted to be as prepared with knowledge about living with an ostomy. I've written a few… Continue reading Common misconceptions for life with an ostomy bag