Blog - Uncover Ostomy
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It's Summer ’17 and it's time to travel! Whether you're heading to a cottage, a bustling city, or camping in the wilderness, packing is always a struggle. Having a medical condition definitely doesn’t help.  Two weeks ago, I drove from Toronto to Montreal for 4 days with people who didn't...

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...

I watched all 13 episodes of 13 Reason Why in 2 weeks. (FYI, there is a spoiler at the end of this blog post!) An episode a day. I actually could have watched it all in a matter of a few days, but I paced myself. I wanted...

Growing up knowing nothing but life with an ostomy made acceptance easy. Confidence, however, was not. With 6 different ostomies in 20 years, each came with their own challenges. While the first few years of life made my ostomies a challenge for my parents instead of me because I...

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...

At 24 weeks pregnant, Kendall found out that her little baby boy (to be named Jett) had VACTERL syndrome, an acronym of birth defects. Worried about her sons future, Kendall went to the internet and social media to find more information. After searching Google, Wikipedia,...

It's been a while since I've done this, but it's a long one! For those of you following me on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or even just on our Facebook page, you've probably seen the whirlwind of a weekend I was dealing with: misinformation, accusations, and "outrage...

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....