This week we hosted our 1st ever ‘Show Us Your Bag Swag’ contest. We wanted to give our crafty ostomates a chance to show off their creativity, have some fun with their ostomy bags and, of course, spread some ostomy pride! The contest runs from February 26th through Wednesday, March 6th 8pm EST. All contestants must […]
When we first started Awestomy, ostomy apparel, we really weren’t quite sure where to start. Neither of us knew how to sew let alone make patterns that could support ostomates needs. We scoured the internet and tried to use our networking resources to find a designer to help our ideas come to life. However, it became very […]
We are delighted to support the DIGITS Fundraising Group as our “Give A Sh*t” partner for February. To be honest, before they contacted us to be a G.A.S. partner, we didn’t know what DIGITS was but that is one of the many things we love about this program. We are able to educate ourselves about […]
We have had a few messages from parents asking us to make products for children with an ostomy (can you think of anything cuter?). These ideas are definitely in the works for us at Awestomy but in the mean time we are excited to give back through our Give A Sh*t program to our […]
Due to colostomy surgery, she was unsure how her relationship with her boyfriend would change. Read this story about a girl and her ostomy boy, their love and how a colostomy hasn’t changed their sex life.
The lovely ladies over at The Great Bowel Movement started Charity Sunday last year in response to Black Friday (now, sadly Black Thursday Night…) and Cyber Monday. Since it is the season of giving, they thought that it would be great to have a specific day during the holidays that would highlight and encourage donations to your favorite charities. Many […]
Even though my boyfriend has recently started running again with his ostomy, I have a secret, I hate running.
The charity we were going to sponsor during November wasn’t originally The American Red Cross but, after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy on the East coast we knew we had to do something to help.
This past weekend, Jason and I attended our second meeting of the Ostomy Support Group of Central Indiana. I know that Jason has written before about our 1st experience with this group before but this time we were attending as both vendors as well as members! We had known about this meeting being a vendor […]
You can probably tell that I’m an newbie to the ostomy game because I just found the Newostomy Slang Dictionary – the Wicked Funny Pedia of all things Ostomy. Move over Urban Dictionary! Anything that can make me shiggle is a winner in my book. As a personal addition, I would like to add “Tommy: ostomy […]