Dating with Crohn's, Colitis, and an Ostomy

Don't worry about what people think about you. I know, I know it sounds like your 1st grade teacher but really its true. If you find someone who loves your ostomy (possibly even more then you do) then that person is one you should hold on to. Anybody who doesn't appreciate EVERYTHING you have... well then you should never try to appreciate them. Move onto something better..... like PJ:) Hope you enjoy this video!

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Hello friends! My name is Maggie Baldwin, and I have an ostomy! Ok, I don't normally introduce myself this way, but I am very open about my illness! I have been living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease for most of my life. This means that body does not recognize my intestines as their own, and tries to attack them. I spent the latter part of my childhood taking numerous medications, tube feedings, and surgeries to get my disease under control. An ostomy surgery when I was 16 finally gave me relief, but I had to adapt to my "new normal". On this channel, I will show you how I live my life with an ostomy, introducing you to my fiance and our many critters, showing you my life as a pediatric GI nurse, and my advocacy with both the IBD and ostomy communities. My hope is to help guide those suffering from chronic illness in their day-to-day struggles while also allowing them a few minutes to escape their illness.


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