I've never had a hernia in 32 years :) Just be aware that your tummy muscles are now compromised because they, literally, have a hole cut right through them. Just be sensible and don't lift anything too heavy, esp at first (having said that, I know a couple of weight lifters who are ostomates and have not had any problems). The average weight limit that's generally agreed for ostomates is between 30 - 50 pounds (after you've healed) but of course, this can vary.
I have had an ileostomy for 32 years now due to UC.
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