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Uncover Ostomy is an online awareness campaign spreading positive ostomy awareness through stories and sharing.
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Uncover Ostomy Jess I am real
I am Real.

Edit Nov 4th: Mashable is now saying that Essena is asking her fans to give her money directly because brands will not. This just keeps looking worse and worse, doesn't it? Edit Nov 5th: We've been featured in The Daily Mail! The other day, 18 year old Essena O'Neill,...

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Uncover Ostomy Jess Matt
Finding Love

Like any young girl with a library of Disney Princess movies, I often dreamed of finding my Prince - someone who would come into my life and sweep me off my feet and we'd ride off into the sunset and live happily ever after. What? I...

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Being Sick is a Workout of It’s Own

This past Sunday, I got all home-ec and baked my boyfriend a banana loaf. It's a really easy recipe that's comprised of bananas, peanut butter, some spices, quick oats, and a hint of love. I do it for him every so often. (I know how to bake,...

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I am Insane

My ass hurts. And not in the, "I've had to sit on the toilet forever because of Crohn's Disease" hurt, (many of you know what I mean, sigh) but the "I've exercised my ass off " hurt. Every morning at 6am, my boyfriend and I roll out of bed,...

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Crohn’s With a Side of Weirdo

A little while ago I saw on my Facebook newsfeed that my mom was attending her high school reunion. "Wait" - I thought. "Are these still a thing?" - I thought more. "It's been more than 10 years since I graduated from my elementary school.. did we have a reunion?" And if...

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Mom Level 11

Mom; noun 1. A beautiful and rare creature that picks you up when you fall down, feeds you soup when you're feeling sick, and nags you to wear a sweater when it's cold. Maybe my definition of mom is a bit specific. But, in some shape or form, I...

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Dear CDC…

Dear CDC, My name is Jessica Grossman. In my 25 years of life, I've tried to live as healthy as possible. I watch my diet. I exercise I take vitamins. I don't really drink. And I certainly do not smoke.  But I have an ostomy. For reasons completely out of my control due to Crohn's Disease,...

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It’s a Love-Hate Relationship

The sun shines through your window as a new day breaks. You open your eyes and you roll over. It's your first thought as the day begins. Thinking about being together again. Then, as the day goes by, you start to question it. You gave in. You wonder why...

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