Doing all of the things you love will be so much easier after surgery, because you won't be sick anymore! With an ileostomy, you could just empty the pouch whenever you feel like it, since there's no urgency involved. Talk about
There are no limitations to doing any of the sports you love, of course after you've recovered from surgery. Also, they have stoma caps that are hard and protect the stoma from injury and belly bands that keep the pouch tight against your stomach, so it won't tear off.
Keep us posted on how you're doing!
Dx'd Crohn's in '99 at age 28. Proctocolectomy and permanent ileostomy in '06.
Disease-free and medicine-free since surgery and very thankful to be healthy again.