How I felt when I found out that I needed a stoma

So, you’ve just been told you need a stoma. What are your first thoughts about that?

Personally, I think it depends on the situation. Research also suggests that people with a permanent stoma adapt better than those who have one temporarily.

I’ve had so many different feelings and emotions about having an ostomy throughout my journey with IBD; positive and negative. I wanted to share these so that you know there is no right or wrong way to feel!

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