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Colostomy Issues With Warm Weather

I’ve had my colostomy since 2005 and I’ve adapted pretty well to it. The only issues I’ve had with my ostomy is in the summer time and the warm weather. Most of the time I can get about four days … Continue reading

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3M Nexcare No Sting Liquid Bandage For Ostomies

For those of us who have an ostomy, there may be certain items your insurance company will not pay for, for me one of those items is the no sting liquid bandage which many of us use. When I first … Continue reading

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CranRich Cranberry Supplement For Urinary Tract

Having a Foley Catheter in for as long as I have had has caused some unfortunate issues over the years for me. One of my main issues has been the constant urinary tract infections and bladder infections. Without fail I … Continue reading

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Moving Right Along With The Weight Loss

Back in January I made the decision to really make an effort to lose weight. Ever since I stopped working and had to go on disability I gained more weight than I wanted. For a brief moment and I mean … Continue reading

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Feeling Self- Conscious Using a Cane and Wheelchair

A few posts ago I wrote about how I’ve started using cane for long distance walking and that I had placed an order for a wheelchair. Well, I’ve found myself using the cane more and more, not around the house … Continue reading

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What To Do For My Second Act

In 2008 I stopped working and had to go disability, not by choice mind you its just my body was starting to break down on me, preventing me from continuing to work as a chef. In that time I’ve had … Continue reading

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Thyroid Biopsy, Boy Did That Hurt

Last fall I had three thyroid biopsies done on three separate nodules, two come back negative and the third was inconclusive due to the fact my doctor didn’t get enough of a specimen during the procedure. So yesterday I went … Continue reading

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Weight Loss, Losing My Independence and Update On My Writing.

It’s been a few months since I last posted on my blog and I wished I posted more often.I think my health issues just have me in a funk and I don’t know if sitting at my laptop writing about … Continue reading

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Trying To Lose Weight…. 15 Pounds Down!!!

So here I am starting my third week of trying to lose weight. Honestly, it hasn’t been that bad. I’ve lost weight before many years ago, but over the last eight years or so, I’ve gained a bit back. Ever … Continue reading

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Writing…..

Well I hope everyone had a great Christmas/Holiday and a Happy New Year, hopefully everyone who visits this site will be healthy this year, which is hard for those who have spina bifida and their loved ones. I finally put … Continue reading

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