Tag Archives: awestomy

Fashionably Late To Advocate

Once I received my ostomy, I knew I wanted to advocate for this cause. What do you advocate for? How can you advocate if you don’t have money? This short blog post will help you find the way to help others on their way.

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What is a stoma?

There is some confusion about what is a stoma and how it relates to ostomies. The terms ostomy and stoma are general descriptive terms that are often confused and used interchangeably.

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Sex, Love and Life With An Ostomy Boy

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.

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Keeping One Foot In Front Of The Other

There’s not much that should stop you from exercising with your ostomy. I tell the story of running a Thanksgiving 10K and how it parallels to life with a colostomy.

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Charity Sunday Checklist!

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 […]

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November’s Give A Sh*t Partner- The American Red Cross

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.

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Inspiration at the Vendor Fair

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 […]

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Ostomy Slang Dictionary

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 […]

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October G.A.S.Charity- Get Your Guts in Gear

  To kick-off our Give A Sh*t campaign, we are excited to sponsor our first charity, Get Your Guts in Gear, through October 31st, 2012! As always with our Give a Sh*t campaign, we will be donating 15% of purchases during the month of October towards this wonderful cause! Get Your Guts in Gear (GYGIG) […]

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Bathroom emergency! There’s an app for that!

Ostomates can’t always pick and choose the times that they need the bathroom. Luckily, the growth of mobile phone apps has made life easier for everyone.

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