Ostomy dating sites
Can there be love after an ostomy?
Established in 2005, Ostodate provides a platform where romance and friendships can blossom. OstoDates mission is to reassure single Crohns sufferers and Ostomates that there really can be love after an Ostomy.
What is ostodate?
What is OstoDate? OstoDate is the worlds first dating site for ostomates that has now evolved into a social network as well. Established in 2005, Ostodate provides a platform where romance and friendships can blossom. OstoDates mission is to reassure single Crohns sufferers and Ostomates that there really can be love after an Ostomy.
Do you have a list of Silver Linings for ostomates?
Gday Ostomates ( love that word. Makes me feel Australian) Thought it would be a good idea to collectively create a list of silver linings for our ostomies. There are of course negatives about living with bags but there definitly are some up sid...
How does ostomy affect intimacy and sexual relationships?
Sexual relationships and intimacy are important and fulfilling aspects of your life that should continue after ostomy surgery. But there is a period of adjustment after surgery, and some ostomies can affect intimate relationships more than others. Communication is a key factor in re-establishing sexual expression and intimacy.
How does it feel to have an ostomy?
No matter the reason, the anticipation of ostomy surgery is a step into the unknown and can compound the anger, sadness, and fear about the medical condition that caused you to need an ostomy. As you face these multitudes of feelings and adjust to life with an ostomy, know that you can take control of what may feel like an uncontrollable situation.
Can I go back to work with an ostomy?
If youre nervous about caring for your ostomy at work, talk to your doctor or an ostomy nurse. Dont let worrying get the best of you. Returning to work is a good way to transition back to a normal routine, and working again can make you feel good about yourself. Its up to you to decide who to tell about your ostomy surgery.