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... is when you're faced with a situation you just can't fix. When Noah recovered from his life changing surgery, I was grateful that he would finally be able to do what all the other kids his age were doing.  That is what all parents want right? To see...

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...

When the doctors tell your parents that you may have mobility issues when you grow up, you never imagine yourself playing soccer, dancing, biking, and definitely not running a HALF MARATHON. Growing up, I did soccer and took dance lessons, but my passion was really in...

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...

52 surgeries & 6 ostomies. That's me. Just moments following my birth, the nurses realized I had an imperforated anus, which meant that the opening was missing. I was immediately rushed to SickKids hospital in Toronto and, during my first few days there (and first few days of...

Many of you may remember that about a year ago, we held a contest called #MyOstomyStory, where we asked all of you to share your ostomy related stories with us. We saw so many unique pictures, videos, and tales about those thriving after surgery, some about those facing the...

- Albus Dumbledore In 1 week from today I am going to be making the biggest choice of my life: To marry the man of my dreams.   Whaaaaat? Yeah, ok - there is no way that 14 year-old me would never have even thought it possible that I could end up...

Ok, first of all, I do not live in the UK, I am happily engaged, and I am not Asian. Oh, and I was not on Meet an Ostomate, despite there existing a profile with my face and some seemingly accurate and inaccurate info. Someone...