As I was in front of them for the first time I felt like there were a hundred people looking at me.
I didn’t know what to do, how to act, or what to say.
The first time will never be comfortable, but you have to make that step because it’s not something you can hide for ever. The reason why I showed it to that person was because they had made me feel more comfortable than anyone in my entire life.
Which made me less afraid to take that step in showing my stoma.
It wasn’t easy still, but I did it at the same time I showed them how I change my ostomy.