Tag Archive | World Ostomy Day
In celebration of World Ostomy Day, I’m sharing some photos taken during activities made possible by my ileostomy surgery.
Happy World Ostomy Day! Today is the day for ostomates and former ostomates to “speak up and be heard.” I choose to speak up about my ostomy because I do not want anyone to feel alone, and I want to fight some serious stigmas. Ostomates should live with less fear of negative reactions from others, […]
The International Ostomy Association (IOA), which coordinates World Ostomy Day, explains the purpose on their website: World Ostomy Day will be celebrated on 6 October 2012 and the theme will be “Let’s be heard!” The aim of World Ostomy Day is to improve the rehabilitation of ostomates worldwide by bringing to the attention of the general […]
Ostomy buddies: World Ostomy Day is coming up! On Saturday, October 6, there are all sorts of ways you can celebrate. I will post more events and ideas as they come up. Today I have some info from the UOAA (United Ostomy Associations of America) for you. In case you didn’t know, the UOAA is […]