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Ostomate dating

Topics addressed in each 72 page issue include: “I love the magazine and recommend it to everyone that has or will be getting an ostomy.

A pharmacist suggested using Scope mouthwash added to water to rinse my pouch. No odor was left in the bathroom after I was finished. The words you write and the friendships you forge are things we could never create on our own ... Cancer was completely gone for 3 months after treatment.

I had been posting this on the colorectal forums, thought I would share here to. It started off pretty easy, but has since gotten really difficult. In June I went for check up and doctor said cancer is back, 2 doctors say need operation that may leave me with a permanent ostomy. I have no symptoms so why have this operation and have a Ostomy. My dad (55yrs) had an ultra low resection for his rectal cancer. he was operated 10 weeks back with temporary illestomy and now we see that there is a small leakage in coloanal anastomosis.

As well as bowel issues I also have Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)and the past 2 years have been quite a journey with my Clinical Immunologist…

When you feel it’s the right time to tell the potential love interest about your ostomy, approach the topic with confidence.

It depends on the individuals age, their level of comfort/acceptance with their body, the person they have the attraction to, what a person is looking to get out of that first date, etc. I was so focused on being different and how gross I felt that I lost site of the fact that I was still me.

I was 16 years old when I had my first ileostomy and I accepted it for about a year. I was a teenage girl who had to live with a stoma and an ostomy appliance for the rest of my life. Everything about my existence at that time seemed to revolve around my secret.

I also was never going to be in a positive relationship if I couldn’t fully be myself.