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Living with an Ostomy: How Does it Change Your Daily Routine?

If you’re a new ostomate, you probably feel your life has drastically changed. At first, getting into a routine seems hard. Thinking about returning to work is scary. Even getting back to the things you love to do seems far off. The first few months is the hardest but you will adjust to life with your new ostomy. And for some of us, it is an improved life!

Choosing the Right Ostomy Barrier

Choosing the right ostomy barrier can be a challenge for new ostomates. There is so much to learn. Once you’ve mastered the basics, the details are easier to understand! If you are lucky enough, you have met with an ostomy nurse. Unfortunately, many areas in the country do not have expertly trained ostomy nurses. Let’s discuss the factors that play a large part in choosing the right barrier.

Dressing With an Ostomy

Figuring out what to wear with a new ostomy can be a challenge. A big factor is stoma placement. For stomas below the waistline, dressing is a little less of a challenge. A stoma above the waistline requires more attention.

Ostomy Diets & Summer BBQs

Having an ostomy doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy summer foods! You may need to limit a few things or substitute some ingredients, but there’s so much you can indulge in. I’m sure you’ve heard the saying, “Everything in moderation!” Learn more about ostomy diet at HPFY.

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Living with an Ostomy: How Does it Change Your Daily Routine?

If you’re a new ostomate, you probably feel your life has drastically changed. At first, getting into a routine seems hard. Thinking about returning to work is scary. Even getting back to the things you love to do seems far off. The first few months is the hardest but you will adjust to life with your new ostomy. And for some of us, it is an improved life!

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