Circle of Life Full of Color

Autumn is a yearly reminder of the circle of life. In our northern state of Michigan, broadleaf trees and some conifers like the Tamarack are deciduous, which means as opposed to evergreens, their leaves die annually and fall to the ground. People migrate to the woods on "color tours" to observe brilliant displays of gold and red.

Ostomates Making “Great Comebacks”

As a boy, I liked underdogs. I was a fan of the San Diego Chargers who had Rolf Benirschke as their fantastic placekicker. I remember, more than once, watching Rolf kick a game ­winning field goal. Rolf snatched a victory in the last seconds from the jaws of defeat. What I didn’t know at the time was that Rolf suffered from severe Crohn’s disease.

World Ostomy Day 2015 – Celebrating Together

In the United States, the United Ostomy Associations of America (UOAA) will be hosting 5K and virtual 5K runs to celebrate. The runs are part of the #wannawearone movement.  The purpose of these events is to encourage and promote healthy lifestyles for ostomates.