For those of you are interested in knowing what a stoma is and how to apply the colostomy bag, here is a YouTube Video. It is not me, and not my stoma, and it may be TMI, so don't go look if you get queasy with stuff like that. A couple of weeks ago, I noticed when I took off … [Read more...] about My Visit To The WOCN
Living With Colostomy
Ever since I came home from the hospital in June, I have not been able to wear my jeans. Even though I lost over fifty pounds, those old jeans were just too uncomfortable on my abdomen to be able to wear them. Now I don't know about you, but to me, if I am not comfortable in my … [Read more...] about Ta Da! I Can Wear Jeans Again!
At my daughter's baby shower, we played a game, where each woman present had to write down a piece of advice for the new mother. On my card I wrote, "Don't google the symptoms when the baby is sick. Call your mother and she will do it for you." That got a good laugh, but really, … [Read more...] about Do You Google Your Symptoms?
I have been rolling this post around in my head for quite some time. I know you all have seen all the nice holiday gift ideas on my gift guide.I have had fun doing the gift guide, but what I haven't been doing is writing anything personal in the last month or so. I need to fess … [Read more...] about My State Of Mind Address
I know I told y'all all about my hospital stay and surgery and blah blah blah, but have I introduced you to my stoma? I don't think I did. So, while I am not going to show you a picture of mine, I will tell you a little bit about what "it" is, and the things I need to take care … [Read more...] about Me And My Stoma