Personal Stories

Personal Stories

People living with a stoma discuss everyday life regarding bathroom time, diet, daily routine and getting back to being just like everyone else.

"It doesn't really make that much difference to the day."

For Tania, deciding to have an ileostomy has allowed her to return to doing the things she loves best.


Emily is thankful for her surgeon and her stoma because she is alive.


Heather has been living with a colostomy and ileostomy since 2017.


One week after Grant's 60th birthday he was diagnosed with cancer.