In celebration of World Ostomy Day, I’m sharing some photos taken during activities made possible by my ileostomy surgery.
Even though I have been to IBD education events before, I still keep coming back to this one. The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA)’s Illinois Carol Fisher Chapter has a wonderful patient and family educational symposium. This year it’s on Saturday, April 12 at 2200 E. Devon Avenue (Lower Level), Des Plaines, IL […]
I met the OstoSolutions team at the 2013 United Ostomy Associations of America (UOAA) conference, and I am sufficiently intrigued by their Ostomy Pouch Disposal Seals to share their information with you. Please watch the videos and read the excerpts from the company’s website before you read my personal opinions, or this will make no sense […]
Most undergarments make me cranky, so I get really excited when I find good ones. If bad underwear has ever made you cry, you can appreciate my enthusiasm. My emotionally difficult journey with Crohn’s disease prompts serious questing and problem-solving as I try to dress comfortably and fashionably. The situation was bad enough when I […]
The designers of Land’s End Women’s Swimwear have given us so many lovely options! I feel great in a brightly-colored, well-constructed swim skirt that allows me to traipse around beaches and pools without worrying about wardrobe malfunctions, so this brand is one of my official favorites. If you like being active and don’t want to keep re-adjusting your […]
Thanks to the best kind of peer pressure, I walked around Chicago without pants and now I am posting the photographic evidence on the internet. I love my Awestomy undies, and I love everything The Great Bowel Movement stands for, so I was pretty intrigued when I got the invitation to show off my ostomy/IBD […]
I was one of a few awesome ladies who helped out with a GWG promo. To see the others, check out their YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/IBDGirlsWithGuts/videos?flow=grid&view=0 You’ll be glad you did. If you are intrigued by the bracelet I mentioned, visit the Girls with Guts Etsy shop: http://www.etsy.com/shop/IBDGirls