…there are those days that are not easy peasy and the flange needs to be changed BUT unfortunately squishy stoma is not being nice and quiet and wants to be a fountain….UGH
It’s now been a little over three months with an ileostomy (well, truly my second ileostomy since May 12, 2016), but going from the latest date of squishy stoma, I tend to use the July 6th surgery date.
Some days it comes really easy and it’s just one more thing in my routine and feels almost “normal“, as crazy as that may sound to non-ostomates.
And then again, there are those days that are not easy peasy and you have a flange blow out during the night.
Or the flange needs to be changed and unfortunately, squishy stoma is not being nice and quiet.
It’s quite the MOMENT to have to change the flange while the stoma is being active and playing “fountain.”
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