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My Favorite Ostomy Products

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!

10 Must Haves To Survive The Flu

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!

I Was Featured on Ostomy Connection!

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!

The Day I ALMOST Invented Something…

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!

When Fear & Anxiety Takes Over…

Over the course of the months that I’ve been writing on this blog, I’ve established myself as an upbeat, happy go lucky person who has been able to accept the hand I was dealt and move through life without anger for my trials. I believe I am those things. I don’t fake it, I’m always […] Read the whole post!

5 Reasons Why Having An Ileostomy Is Awesome

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!

Stitch Fix Review: My First “Fix”

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!

Life with an Ileostomy: Celebrating 6 Years!

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!

Sometimes, All You Need Is Music

Another tap on my shoulder this morning, this time at 6:30. “Babe, I’m going to walk next door and get a quick blessing from Aaron before he goes to work.” …Phew. It’s not another trip to the ER. A blessing sounds like a great idea. He’s been in a lot of pain with that kidney stone for days […] Read the whole post!

Blogging for Crohn’s Disease

Let me start this off with a quick little story about how I got here… One quiet day at work, when I probably should have been doing something that actually pertained to what I was getting paid for – I discovered the blogosphere and all of the wonders it contains. Home Décor, Gardening, Couponing, Adoption Stories, Crafting, […] Read the whole post!

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