Amber J. Tresca
There is a pretty steep learning curve for people who have had ostomy surgery. Not only in dealing with the physical aftermath of the surgery itself, but in learning an entirely new way to take care of oneself. No matter the reason for your ostomy, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, or colon cancer, the challenges are the same. Your ET Nurse has likely give you lots of instruction on how to care for your stoma and change your appliance, but what about the finer points of living life as a new baggie?