Have you been following Shannen Doherty on Instagram? If you haven’t, you should. You may have heard that she’s been battling Breast Cancer. While I haven’t been a super huge fan of hers (I liked 90210 and everything, but I haven’t really kept track of her), when I heard she had cancer, I started looking […] Read the whole post!
I’ve received a lot of questions regarding my ileostomy since I started this blog, a lot of which I address in this post. However, one question that I’ve never really gone into detail about, are the products I trust and use the most. For me, it was a long process of trial and error, to […] Read the whole post!
Last week, I went to pick up my little one from pre-school and his teacher said he woke up from nap with a really runny nose. Of course, just the fact that he napped alone, probably was a sign of things to come. Sure enough, he brought home a virus. (Now, my kid really doesn’t get […] Read the whole post!
Great news friends! I was recently contacted by Christine Kim, Founder of Ostomy Connection. As you know, if you’ve been reading my blog, I got my permanent Ileostomy in 2008, when my Crohn’s Disease wouldn’t respond to medication. She wanted to feature one of my articles about living with an Ileostomy on her new website. This […] Read the whole post!
I’ve had this blog on my mind all day today. Mostly thinking about how much I miss writing and that I hate how I struggle to find time to post. So I told myself that I would make time tonight. Today would be the day. Then as I sat at work and thought about what […] Read the whole post!
Over the course of the 6 years that I’ve been living with a Colostomy/Ileostomy, I have heard one phrase over and over and over again: “I don’t know how you do that, I could never do it.” Occasionally, I’ve also heard: “I’d rather die than have to live with an Ostomy.” The first one, is […] Read the whole post!
Okay, so the title of this post – sorta gave it away… but I finally received my email from the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America saying that I’d been accepted as a Camp Counselor for Camp Oasis!! I’m so excited and grateful for such an awesome new experience. I’ll let this little video do […] Read the whole post!
Heard of Stitch Fix? Still haven’t decided whether to try it? That’s where I was just a short few weeks ago. So let me help… I finally ordered my first fix. Here’s how it went: I saw a friend on Facebook had done it and I thought, “What’s that?” So I clicked on the link, which […] Read the whole post!
Ahh, don’t you just love exploring the lighter side of life with an ostomy? Anyway – guess what? This month marks my 6th “Ostoversary.” In case you’re new to this fabulous term, which I know you are because I just made it up, it’s a combo – Ostomy/Anniversary. This is a big deal you guys! […] Read the whole post!