Posts Tagged: hospital

Role reversal

Going from patient to caregiver.

Role reversal

Going from patient to caregiver.

Say when

When you live with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, you reach breaking points. But you keep going. Today, on World IBD Day, it’s important to recognize all that so many have had to endure.

Say when

When you live with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, you reach breaking points. But you keep going. Today, on World IBD Day, it’s important to recognize all that so many have had to endure.

O Canada, Thank You

I’ve taken a lot from this country, and because this country was so willing to give, I now have the chance to contribute to it again.

O Canada, Thank You

I’ve taken a lot from this country, and because this country was so willing to give, I now have the chance to contribute to it again.

Out-N-In

So here’s a recap of what happened in the days after my surgery back on Tuesday, February 11. On the first night after my surgery I was pretty hopped up on goofballs painkillers, and I don’t remember how I positioned

Out-N-In

So here’s a recap of what happened in the days after my surgery back on Tuesday, February 11. On the first night after my surgery I was pretty hopped up on goofballs painkillers, and I don’t remember how I positioned

Roomies

In the middle of my first night in hospital after my ileostomy reversal, the painful pants of one of my roommates stirred me from my sleep. I had a privacy curtain wrapped around my corner of the room, so I

Roomies

In the middle of my first night in hospital after my ileostomy reversal, the painful pants of one of my roommates stirred me from my sleep. I had a privacy curtain wrapped around my corner of the room, so I

Bag be gone

My ileostomy reversal surgery was scheduled for 2 p.m. on February 11. That meant I would have to arrive at Mount Sinai Hospital at 11 a.m. I was pretty happy with the booking time, because I wouldn’t have to rush

Bag be gone

My ileostomy reversal surgery was scheduled for 2 p.m. on February 11. That meant I would have to arrive at Mount Sinai Hospital at 11 a.m. I was pretty happy with the booking time, because I wouldn’t have to rush

Happy anniversary, you little shit

Today is my 9-month stomaversary. Nine months since I had my colon cut out of my abdominal cavity. Nine months since I had my bowels rearranged. Nine months since I had an ileostomy constructed – a poorly constructed one at

Happy anniversary, you little shit

Today is my 9-month stomaversary. Nine months since I had my colon cut out of my abdominal cavity. Nine months since I had my bowels rearranged. Nine months since I had an ileostomy constructed – a poorly constructed one at