You may have heard about a colostomy and have a vague idea about what it is but do you know why it is different? In this post we talk about what a colostomy actually is.
We are lucky to have another “double bagger” Vikki, who has a colostomy and a urostomy, sharing her story with us all, thank you Vikki.
What is an ileostomy? For those who don’t have one it is a pretty common type of stoma, but some people mistakenly refer to it as a colostomy as they are the most commonly known.
Before I started looking into stomas before my surgery I had only heard of ileostomies (because I should have had one) and colostomies (which at the time I honestly thought only the elderly had them, I soon found out how outdated and wrong that was!) but I came across a urostomy and thought what the […]