One week post-op!

One week post-op! by Glitteryguts

Found this old blog post just one week after receiving my stoma in 2015! I thought it would be great to get it published for any new or upcoming ostomates can have a read!  So as all of you are aware, I received surgery a week ago and now have a permanent stoma (ileostomy.) I […]

Chen SP: Healthcare staff and ostomates especially, should read about her experience one week after her ileostomy surgery. Please read on at

One week post-op! by Glitteryguts

Published by Chen S. P. @ TPTan

Serena Chen @TPTan, Master degree in nursing (Monash) . Serena teaches local and overseas nurses in a stomaltherapy program. She had presented papers internationally. Serena is a member of the ‘Golden Key International Society (Monash). She was an editor of a mental health bulletin and she enjoys pottery works, cartoons, painting and poems. She shares insightful experiences about being a carer for people with mental illness and cancer in this defining society.

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