Coping with My Stoma after the Radical Cystectomy

When I had my first bag change after surgery I thought, this is gross how am I going to cope with this? But me and stomy are getting along lots better now.

It is an image thing and any little leak you get sort of saps your confidence to have a partner to be there for you.

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