In this video from Shield HealthCare’s Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist, Laura Cox, she discusses different aspects of body image with an ostomy, and the thoughts people may have before or after ostomy surgery. Laura speaks about the different challenges that come up depending on how old someone is when they get their surgery along with dating and physical attraction. She also addresses how to begin to accept your new body image and more.
For more information, see related articles and ostomy resources here:
- Order Your Free “Living Well With an Ostomy” Booklet
- 10 Things I’ve Done Since Having Ostomy Surgery
- Famous People with Ostomies
- Stomaversary | A Time to Reflect
- Ostomy Misconceptions | New Ostomates
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