Brandon Wilch, Author at Uncover Ostomy
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Over the course of my life, I have found that I do care about the opinion of others. While I don't listen or react to every single one, there are a few people who's opinions matter more; my fellow firefighters, my family and my wife. When my...

When I found out that I was headed for ostomy surgery after suffering with the terrible symptoms of Crohn's Disease, I immediately started to think about the abilities I would lose. I asked both my surgeon and my GI what my restrictions would be and I was shocked...

Working as a firefighter and paramedic, I’m often called to scenes of patients who are seriously sick, wounded or even deceased. Every day is a different situation, but it keeps my job exciting! One day, my team and I were called to an address for a possible...

Have you ever heard tango music or seen a couple dancing a tango? It’s extremely intense, passionate, sharp…  So many words could be used to describe a tango. The tango is a very intimate dance where partners have to be extremely close to one another....

When I was initially diagnosed with Crohn’s, I never thought in a million years that it would lead to surgery. I never thought that it would end either by costing me my life, or with an ostomy. When my illness reached the point where I...

Greetings, my name is Brandon Wilch and I’ve been an ostomate since 2006.  I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in 2004 and quickly went downhill until my surgery. It wasn't until after my surgery that I was once again able to live my life to its fullest.  I...