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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,...

A few months ago, I wrote about how I had applied for the Canadian Disability Tax Credit here in Canada, which, when approved, comes with some tax benefits. If you remember, I had quite a time trying to get approved, but, eventually, after going through the...

Ahh, awards. A chance to get excited and cross your fingers and hope that you're going to be recognized for working hard on something you are passionate about. While winning is always fun, it really is true that being nominated is just as exciting. Especially, when...

This has been a really exciting week, for me. So exciting, that every time my phone buzzed, I jumped to answer it because I was eager to see what posts had been shared on the Uncover Ostomy Facebook Page. Last week, as I celebrated my 11th...

Last night I stumbled across an episode of Tosh.0 For those who have never seen the show, Daniel Tosh selects videos off YouTube and cracks jokes about them to an audience. As my boyfriend put it, it's an updated version of America's Funniest Home Videos...

Get 'em while you can! Uncover Ostomy tshirts are back until December 16th!  For $15, you can give the gift of ostomy awareness. Get your "This is where my ostomy is," "This is where my ostomy was," and "This is where my ostomy would be" tshirts by clicking the...

For those of you who don't know, today, October 5th, is World Ostomy Day; A day for all of us to get off of our (unused, for some of us) asses, and destroy the negative stigma surrounding ostomy surgery! Whether it be getting outside and talking...

I am proud to announce that the winner of our first ever "Where's Your Ostomy" contest is Taunya Wideman-Johnston!! She earned her spot as the winner for the contest because she not only posted multiple pictures (seen below) but she got others to share and talk about...