Tag Archive | advocacy
In celebration of World Ostomy Day, I’m sharing some photos taken during activities made possible by my ileostomy surgery.
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 accomplished something cool! I am honored to be featured on Girls with Guts. This site is all about women with IBD inspiring each other. Jackie and Charis started this site because they understand the confidence issues that many of us with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis experience sometime during our journeys. These two lovely […]
Participants in health-related communities have common bonds, but vastly different opinions can spark heated discussions quickly. I enjoy debates, but sometimes I get flustered, as I’m sure we all have at some point. I have a lot to learn, but I have a few strategies for dealing with negativity. So far, this blog has been criticized […]