Posts tagged ACCEPTANCE AND SELF-ESTEEM
FIRST AND FOREMOST: ACCEPT YOURSELF

Does your pouch really prevent you from going out? Or are you the one limiting yourself because of your stoma? Does your pouch prevent you from living your life fully? Or does it enable you to live? In my opinion, you wouldn’t be here, alive, if not for your pouch! You would probably constantly be in the bathroom, and you would miss a lot of activities. Then it would be true that the disease, and not your stoma, would prevent you from doing things.

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MY PURSE AND ME

I am pleased to write these few lines for the first time. Living with a stoma may seem alarming on many levels. By collaborating with ANA & Me, I wish to support you during your adjustment and transition period, address your concerns and help you embrace your new life, your new image, your sexuality and your desire to become a parent one day. Once you’re past the acceptance phase, you will realize that it’s possible to live with a stoma and continue to thrive in both your personal and professional life.

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