Hello, it is nice to meet you. I am so terribly sorry that you are having such a difficult time and are also having to deal with depression on top of it all. If you don't mind I have a couple questions 4 you.
I have a Loop ileostomy now, which I had my surgery in May, and it is temporary currently. I absolutely am so happy with .it, love the size and shape of my stoma. I am supposed to have another surgery in September to make it permanent (removing intestines that need to come out & retum). I was wondering what a End ileostomy is? And did they change your first stoma to a different one? If so, why couldn't they just use the same stoma?
Sorry for the questions. I am sending you prayer, blessings & smiles your way. I genuinely hope that you can start feeling better which in turn will help your depression. I also was wondering if you are taking anything for the depression and or have someone that you are able to talk to on a regular basis that is supportive for you? Maybe a Therapist or Psychiatrist, Pastor? I feel so bad for you.
I know that I don't know what I would do without my Psych Dr. which I've only have been seeing since September. I have been lucky that she has been there for me thru a lot of my medical problems this past year. My extreme unbearable chronic pain from pelvic/bladder has taken a toll on me and my outlook on life. Major Depression is a daily battle. So I do feel for you so much.
Your Healingwell Friend,
Loop ileostomy, Pelvic/Bladder Trauma & Dysfunction, Colon tore thru Vaginal wall & Colon & bladder fell out of my body, 2x bladder lifts w/mesh, vaginal vault lift w/mesh (lifting all pelvic organs & intestines)...and more but don't want to bore U.
Bipolar 2 (manic-depressive), Borderline, Anxiety/Panic Disorder, Ptsd