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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...

A little while ago, I asked our Facebook community an important question: Whether it had been easy or difficult to accept the ostomy into their lives. I asked because, well, I love getting to know more about each and every one of you, but I also asked because...

I was born and raised in the Jewish faith, so at the age of 13 I was given a Bat-Mitzvah. A Bar or Bat Mitzvah is supposed to symbolize the coming into adulthood of Jewish children, assuming that they suddenly know what it means to be a...