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A little more humor..........

  • By BonnieKay · Posted March 29, 2014
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  • I stayed up all night to see where the sun went. Then it dawned on me. This girl said she recognized me from the vegetarian club, but I'd never met herbivore. I did a theatrical performance about puns ...

Ten Indian Commandments

  • By candacepoet · Posted March 29, 2014
  • 30 replies
  • Good morning again, everyone. I have a poster on my bedroom wall that fell down this morning. While putting it back in place, I really paid attention to it as I haven't for many a month, and decided that ...


  • By Gran_san1 · Posted March 29, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • Spent six and a half hours in A&E last night for a problem I have had to suffer with for a week now. I saw a really nice young Dr who wasn't going to let me leave the hospital until he got to the bottom ...

A couple of poems; hope you enjoy

  • By candacepoet · Posted March 29, 2014
  • 24 replies
  • Hi, everyone. I hope that you're feeling rested and well this morning. I decided that I better post these poems before they are totally out of date. I do hope that you enjoy them. After the Storm Morning ...

Whoa! Another earthquake!

  • By DebinSoCal · Posted March 29, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • OK FRiends, Yep, we just had another roller earthquake. Lasted longer than the other one. Probably a 3.5. You're the first to know!! Debbie ...

The way doctors think about death is very different from their patients.

  • By Katuha · Posted March 28, 2014
  • 16 replies
  • This is a radio program discussion. A very important human discussion we should and eventually all will participate in to one extent or another. It involves end of life issues and facts and choices that ...

Breathing well but went suddenly blind. A true story

  • By Katuha · Posted March 28, 2014
  • 15 replies
  • Our friends who live up the creek from us about half a mile are 75 years old and coping with the typical age-related issues we all (or most of us) have to eventually face. Bill has COPD, a heart condition ...

So Frustrated!

  • By Gran_san1 · Posted March 28, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • Last Friday evening I found myself having to ring our out of hours Drs service because most of that day I felt then need to go sit on the toilet to pass mucus from my back passage, although this had happened ...


  • By Deeshealth · Posted March 27, 2014
  • 12 replies
  • I am into my 3rd week of dealing with the bags. I am having problems with the adhering to my skin. I try to get the bottom secure but sometimes due to having to rush to get it on before the stuff coming ...

What just happened??

  • By lilpeeps · Posted March 27, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • Here's an update on my blog...hope you enjoy reading it. what-just-happened.html Michelle ...

April 1 fast approaching

  • By SootyFromDownunder · Posted March 27, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • This was the date for my Ileostomy Reversal but changed my mind. I do not want to rush into this as I know that I have quite an active Stoma. Instead I am going in to have a Peristomal Hernia fixed so ...

One Week Away: "Putting the Pieces Together After Ostomy Surgery"

  • By John2 · Posted March 27, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire Dear members, Inspire and Ostomysecrets® are partnering to present a 45-minute Webinar: "Putting the Pieces Together After Ostomy Surgery," a week from ...

Success? Shhhh, don't say it too loud.

  • By zlady408 · Posted March 27, 2014
  • 15 replies
  • As some of you may know, I've been struggling for the last year since my third and permanent ileostomy placement on February 22, 2013. Shortly after surgery I developed Peristomal Pyoderma Gangrenosum ...


  • By candacepoet · Posted March 27, 2014
  • 25 replies
  • The walls of my physical therapy room are decorated with inspirational sayings and photos. Above the table where I go through the torture of my table exercises, friction massage, and finally ice and tape ...


  • By SeeGirlLive · Posted March 26, 2014
  • 30 replies
  • Last night I started feeling a lot of pain in my chest and through to my back that hit really fast. It happened quite a few times. It didn't last for very long each time it happened, and I don't know ...

Colostomy Reversal God Willing :)

  • By john1967 · Posted March 26, 2014
  • 13 replies
  • Aloha everyone, My name is John and have been a Member for a while but have stayed kinda lokey. We I would like to share my quick version story to you all. It started back in dec. 2012 with an Acute case ...

A little humor for today.....

  • By BonnieKay · Posted March 26, 2014
  • 18 replies
  • I tried to catch some fog. I mist. When chemists die, they barium. Jokes about German sausage are the wurst. How does Moses make his tea? Hebrews it. Take care and God Bless, BonnieKay ...


  • By mek534 · Posted March 26, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • I noticed that I have lots of mucous and now it is tinged pink. Does this mean blood is coming out or is it normal? Does anyone have this problem? MEK ...

I may be passing the one test too many...

  • By ThreeStone · Posted March 26, 2014
  • 23 replies
  • It's been a rough three weeks. I now understand what REAL nausea is - at one point I was throwing up uncontrollably with an NG tube, a PEG tube into my stomach to help the NG tube, and two different anti ...

My story

  • By Chrissypie · Posted March 25, 2014
  • 26 replies
  • My name is Christine and I was diagnosed with colo rectal cancer in November of 2013. It was my follow up colonoscopy after no polyps 3 years prior. They originally found polyps 10 years ago. Went through ...

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