Posted in February 2014

5 Keys to Defeating Cancer

5 Keys to Defeating Cancer

Here are my five “keys” to defeating colon cancer. It worked for me and adapted to your specific situation, I am certain it will work for you… Key #1: Don’t play the victim Key #2: Treat your “whole” self Key #3: Give back Key #4: Visualization and Meditation Key #5: Live a healthy lifestyle First … Continue reading

Urotomy Appliance Change with a twist

Urotomy Appliance Change with a twist

Changing my urostomy appliance was a bit of a pain as it is always outputting urine which would get on my skin and cause irritation. Solution: make a funnel out of a toilet paper roll. Problem solved! I hope you find this trick helpful for urostomies and iliostomies and even colostomies.

5 weeks; Post OP: Back to irrigating..yeah!

5 weeks; Post OP: Back to irrigating..yeah!

I have had to take a break from irrigating since surgery on January 10th. Irrigation is a bit of a lost art, many WOCN’s don’t even mention that colostomates (not illies) with a healthy colon can flush our colons daily to eliminate unexpected bowel movements between irrigations. So glad to get back to my routine. … Continue reading

30 Days: Post Op and doing great!

30 Days: Post Op and doing great!

30 Days Post Op and feeling great! No more infection since the stints were removed a week ago. Urine has been clear, so switched to opaque urostomy pouch today. Don’t want to see my pee or pooh. Got a great pair of suspenders that allow me to wear my jeans comfortably. They attach at the … Continue reading