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Surviving Rectal Cancer & Thriving With an Ostomy
This article was transcribed from an interview with Kimberly, and has been edited for content and clarity. Hello! I am Kimberly Holiday Coleman, and I'm 52 years old this May 20th. Yay! I was originally based in Texas, and currently, I live in Kentucky. I'm a Stage Two Rectal Cancer survivor....
An Ostomate Activist with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
Hi! I'm Charlotte. I'm 22 years old. I live in the UK. I talk on Instagram about body acceptance, mental health, chronic illness, that kind of thing. What is Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome?EDS is a connective tissue disorder, and connective tissues are all over your body so it can affect any part of...
Ileostomy Tips from a Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse
In honor of National Nurses Week, we share some words of wisdom from Carol Marshall-Hanson, RN who is a Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse (CWON) at Seton Healthcare Family in Austin, TX. She gives her tips and best practices for patients with ileostomies.