Having a stoma is a huge life adjustment but here are our life changing positives.
Here are a few positive messages from the stoma community. Scroll down for the video.
My stoma bag is a positive because…
It gave me my life back
Increased self confidence
I’m currently pregnant thanks to my ileostomy bag
I love wearing bag covers
I can eat without any worries, anxiety or toilet troubles
My stoma gave me the freedom to go to university
Improved my quality of life ten fold! I no longer feel anxious
I have my life back
My stoma saved me and changed my life for the better in so many ways.
It’s allowed me to truly enjoy coffee!
Coming off medication made me feel amazing! And connecting with such an incredible community
Freedom from pain, blood loss, fevers and aches! And so many other symptoms
I can sleep through the night instead of running to the bathroom in pain!
It allowed m to fully invest in people around me without being in pain.
Im healthier now than I have been in 7 years!
I can finally go on dog walks!
It has given me children
It said my life! More than that, it let me live instead of just surviving
My stoma saved my life
It has made me more body confident
Going on a dog walk without worrying about where the toilets are
I can actually eat and enjoy having an appetite again
It has given me the ability to have a life
It gives me an interesting fact about myself
IT’S GIVEN ME MY LIFE BACK.
Thank you to everyone who sent in their positives.
If you would like to send in a positive message, direct message me via Instagram or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org