Travel with an Ostomy
While traveling can be stressful, having an ostomy should not be a factor. A little extra planning can go a long way.
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This podcast will cover all-things ostomy, from advice just following surgery, to tips and tricks.
Now that you have an ostomy, the idea of taking long trips can seem daunting. But with a little extra preparation, you can enjoy the trip of a lifetime. Walt Brilhart and his wife Lallah have certainly not let Walt’s ostomy stop them from taking their annual drive to Hilton Head, South Carolina—or anywhere else!
Over the next year and a half, Rob's condition worsened. His weight plummeted — from 185 pounds to his lightest recorded weight of 105 — and it became clear that his large intestine needed to be removed. "When it came down to losing my colon or losing my life, it wasn't a hard decision to make," he says. Eight years after his life-changing surgery, Rob decided to challenge the social stigma surrounding intestinal diseases and living with an ostomy.
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