I bring this up because we had a "poomadeggon" around here tonight. I had to take a shower, and change my ostomy bag. So, I get in the shower, with no bag on. Poo happens. I wash it down the drain with the shower head. I continue my shower, and look down, and there is some more … [Read more...] about Let’s Talk Poo
Living With Colostomy
Have you ever experienced one of Those Moments? You know, the ones where you realize without a doubt that what you want is out of your reach? That happened to me today at my appointment with The Best Doctor In The Universe. For simplicity's sake, let me just call him TWOO, short … [Read more...] about The Road To Reversal Is A Dead End
My followup appointment with Dr. Sharma, the gastroenterologist, on December 22, went very well. He said the pictures from the gastrografen enemas were normal. There was no indication of polyps, tumors, or other abnormalities. And, there was plenty of gut left to complete a … [Read more...] about Christmas Was Early This Year!
The next step towards getting my colostomy reversed was to get a Barium enema. The doctor wants to see if I have enough tissue to reconnect. Is so, then I can have surgery to reverse the colostomy. This part really started yesterday, when I had to drink all that disqusting … [Read more...] about The Road To Reversal
The main reason I was so happy to finally have health insurance coverage was that I could finally, after two and a half years, start the conversation with my doctor about getting my colostomy reversed. That conversation started this week. The first step in the process was going … [Read more...] about The Road To Reversal