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Geoff Lester | Photography by Angela McConnell

Another Update

A quick update about Geoff’s journey with an ileostomy after a battle with Ulcerative Colitis. I have been super quiet on  my blog lately…life has really just got in the way and I have been struggling to balance all areas of my life. Geoff opted to go ahead with reconstructive Read more…

A woman smiles at the camera during a session where she share her ostomy story after IBD and ulcerative colitis diagnosis by Vancouver contemporary portrait photographer Angela McConnell

Tell your Story – Marisa

It’s so important to tell your story, especially if those stories can help others through a similar experience. Marisa shares her ostomy story after battling IBD and ulcerative colitis. Everyone has a story whether they believe it or not. I really believe in recording these stories for future generations. You Read more…

The Challenge that is 2014

When Ulcerative Colitis comes and kicks my husband’s arse… Today is the second anniversary of our arrival in Toronto. I remember riding in the taxi to the airport on a stunning, clear and sunny 38 degree day. I was desperately sad to be leaving my beloved Melbourne (truly one of Read more…