Posted in May 2014

4 months Post OP Update

I am now 4 months post op for a permanent urostomy. Stoma is holding up with no blockage. Back to my usual, busy routine. Still suffering with chronic diahrea, but RX lomotil is keeping it in check. Weight is stable and energy level is good. No more UTIs! Hurray!

Healing Value of Community

Healing Value of Community

I was reminded of the healing value of community again today. I’ve spoken with so many newly diagnosed colon cancer patients (I prefer survivors) who have said they feel so alone in their diagnosis, and find hope and healing when connecting with others who have similar experiences. I have also experienced the healing value of … Continue reading