people will often pry for more information about my sex life, relationship and details about how the colostomy works.I’m a very open person and I will tell anyone anything if they ask.It usually starts off about like this: Random Person:”So, what do you do for a living?” Me:”I own a ostomy undergarment and wrap business.” Random Person: (look of confusion) “what is an ostomy?It’s funny to me the questions that people have about my relationship with Jason once I reveal that he has an ostomy.I have had this same conversation with the guy who changed the oil in my car, multiple interviewers and co-workers, a variety of vendors, the bank teller and countless others.When we are in the moment, I’m not really thinking about his ostomy output.
At this point, it doesn’t bother me as much anymore. I’m sure people will continue to ask me questions about my relationship with my love the ostomate. I'm a born and raised Hoosier, and co-owner of Awestomy.
I’m not shy about any of these topics because I love all of them.
I thought it would be a good idea to write about how all of these things really effect me in my daily life from the perspective of the non-ostomate.
So prepare yourself, cuz we’re about to get real here! To be completely honest, we were going at it the first week Jason got home from the hospital after surgery.
As soon as Jason got home, he began looking up ostomy wraps to wear since his ostomy is so high on his torso (this search was one of the main reasons we started awestomy!