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5 Ways to Improve Hospital Stays

By: Alyssa Zeldenrust Hospitals are terrible places for healing, but I’ve picked up a few tips for making the best of a certainly bad situation. After many years I’ve become more of an expert than I’d like
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5 Ways to Improve Hospital Stays

By: Alyssa Zeldenrust Hospitals are terrible places for healing, but I’ve picked up a few tips for making the best of a certainly bad situation. After many years I’

I Have Mom Guilt Because of IBD

Have you ever heard of the term “mom guilt”? It’s essentially the concept of feeling like you can’t be an effective mom because of other obligations or factors.

How I Found the Ostomy Support I Needed

By: Chloe Moody What would you do if your child was born with a rare, life threatening disease and given a colostomy bag just days after birth? Probably the first

I Feel Like an Imposter In The World of Disabilities

By: Karin Camposagrado Ever wondered what it's like to have a disability? I think it's a different experience for everyone. I saw a variation of a quote by Angel Chernoff
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My Faith Helped Me Fight Cancer

I remember when I was in bed recovering from endometrial cancer, metastatic to colon nearly two years interrupted, between 2013 and 2015. I was dealing with the symptoms of cancer,

Colon Camp Magic

By Phuong Ly-Gallagher What is Colon Camp?  Simply put, it’s magic. The Colon Club’s annual retreat is lovingly referred to as Colon Camp.  We bring together colorectal cancer

A New Ostomy App Made Just For You

Valentine’s Day - A Love Letter to Ostomates I have an ostomy, so I know what it’s like to feel isolated and confused after surgery, and searching the

I had an Eating Disorder on Top of Short Bowel Syndrome

By: Chloe Moody “You’re not skinny anymore.” These words hit like a train coming from my pediatric gastroenterologist. In that moment, my entire identity had been compromised, diminished, erased.