I have an ileostomy thanks to my bowel perforating because of a very bad Ulcerative Colitis attack. It's a permanent ostomy and I had the surgery in August 2003. I contracted MRSA after that operation, and again in 2004 when I had my rectum removed, and again in January this year when I had to have a fistula repaired that developed after my second surgery. Healing takes an eternity, and I still have an open wound now.
I was just wondering if there is anybody here who has an ostomy, or even had any abdominal surgery for other problems who could advise on any exercises I could do that would help burn off the calories, but not have me ending up with a hernia, or damaging the ostomy itself?
If not, well hi to all anyway, it's great to be here,