Actually, I don‘t even know why we fear ostomy so much. Yeah, from esthetical point of view it’s not the most wanted accessory. Sure, switching your anus to your belly and defecating into a bag is bizarre. Mainly, when that topic is the last thing you want to discuss with a friend or a colleague. We all like to talk about food and cooking, never about its’ last stop… Continue reading “Ostomy is not the end of the world, Tereza Nagyová”
It’s been 13 years since I’ve been sharing my body with Crohn’s disease. Our coexistence was most of the time quite harsh, I’ve had over 40 anesthesias and my whole colon gone. Living with stoma began in 2012 with a colostomy, which, after complications in 2017, switched to ileostomy. I had a lot of years when I did not like my body or my life. Having Crohn’s since 18 years of age is not much fun… Continue reading “My little life story, Tereza Nagyová”
We’ve started a new section on our website – blog. This is a place to present ostomates’ experiences and thoughts. Feel free to share your story here. You can contact us on e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The idea of the World Ostomy Day was born in 1993 and its father is Professor Dr. Gerhard Englert who at that time was the President of IOA. The purpose of the day was to raise public awareness of the condition and improve the quality of life people with a stoma. Continue reading “World Ostomy Day 2018”