Dealing with Related Odors Several years ago, my partner Dr. Joe Salisz and Pat Camp, a retired ostomy nurse, were trying to solve a clinical problem. Dr. Salisz had just undergone ostomy surgery and was
The gym I belong to serves a very diverse crowd and advertises that it is a "judgement free zone"! I rejoin every Thanksgiving to try to maintain a reasonable performance status over Michigan's winter months.
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If you have a stoma or have worn a ostomy appliance, you know the cold moist feeling of the plastic after perspiration or after showering. The scrunchy sound of the plastic against the plastic that
What happens when the physician becomes the patient? What if the physician is a urologist and the disease he has is something he has treated before? Joseph Salisz can explain what happens because he’s been
Last weekend, I had the honor of running the Muskegon Seaway 5K (3.2 miles) race with a great friend. Really, in retrospect, there were many in the 1500 runners that I knew, but Greg is a friend! Greg is a natural runner. Even at 59 years old, he can walk up to a starting line and whip out 3 miles without having practiced.
Name three changes in your life that would bother you. Excluding the disastrous things that could occur like losing your health, losing someone close, or losing your income source, there are common “nuisance” things that tend to bother everybody.
A news crew in search of a story circulated through the streets of New York finding individuals and asking a simple question: What was the greatest invention of the 20th century? Many replies suggested obvious answers.
I'm stressed! My daughter's due date for our first grandchild is tomorrow! Will the labor go ok? Will the baby be ok? What sort of world will this little one come into? Will he like me? How does "grandpa" sound? What will he call me?
Am I resilient? If I am struck by a medical problem, can I rebound? What can I do that builds my inner strength? Do I have external resources to draw from? Can I get back firm footing and a sense of normalcy?