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Fun with my ostomy! Say what?!?!

My surgeon has written a script for me to use a two- piece ostomy system by hollister with a clear bag. I am not a fan of the clear bag because I don’t want to look at poop as I am sure neither does the anyone else whom I may come in contact with. 318 more words


I had my ostomy surgery 3 weeks ago today. I am happy to report that I am doing well. I am sore and get tired easily with simple tasks, but I am getting stronger everyday! 465 more words

Treat your gut right

Hello all,

Going to take a step back today and tone it down a bit so it’s not as depressing as my last post.

It is not only Wednesday my dudes, but also… 387 more words


Yummy Dairy-Free Blueberry Smoothie Recipe

For a simple snack that won’t hurt your belly and in fact nourish it, go for this simple organic blueberry smoothie!

It’s got all the frees to free you up from tummy troubles: dairy-free, gluten-free, and good for the low Fodmap diet. 78 more words




1 Medium Sized Eggplant

1 Zucchini

1 Yellow Squash

1 Green Bell Pepper

1 Red Bell Pepper

1 Whole Onion

1 Tomato


1 Garlic Clove… 89 more words

Dairy Free

Flare Up Number 5

I’m a twenty eight year old female diagnosed with Ulceratice when I was twenty two and in graduate school. The first two years were rough as the initial meds worked briefly and then ceased to do anything. 169 more words

The Best Supplies for Packing Incisions

I think I’m writing this post as a cathartic experience as well as to help people.

Last Friday, my surgeon took me back into the OR and opened up my ostomy reversal/takedown incision for the second time. 547 more words

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