Ostomy and Crohn's Dating in Naples, Florida - katra

Gender:
Woman 
Age:
62
Location:
Naples, Florida, United States
Appearance
Body type:
Slender 
Height:
5' 7" 
Eyes:
Hazel 
Hair:
Light brown 
Ethnicity:
Caucasian (white) 
Lifestyle
Smoking:
No 
Drinking:
Socially 
Personal
Interests:
Community service, Cooking, Dining, Family, Gardening, Health / Fitness, Listening to music, Movies, Reading 
In my own words:

I've had an ostomy since 1978 due do UC. It was very sudden, I became very ill within a week. For 30 years, I had the continent ileostomy, which is where you insert a tube into the stoma to eliminate. It was a great idea, but there were a lot of problems. About 8 years ago, after several hospital stays, I told my surgeon to reverse everything and return to an outside appliance.

Even after all these years living with an ostomy, I try very hard to remain strong and live with the cards that were delt..some days can be harder to do that.

Even after all the