Great Comebacks™ Winners

Great Comebacks


Paula Timm


Paula Timm, National Winner


I have ulcerative colitis, celiac, and some connective tissue oddities; fellow ostomates told me that ostomy surgery would change my life for the better. I couldn’t fathom what they meant; I didn’t believe I would ever succumb to their optimism. Diagnosed over ten years ago with ulcerative colitis and celiac disease; I reluctantly underwent surgery to remove my diseased colon in February 2011. I now have an ileostomy and I am proud bearer of the bag on my stomach. (click here for the full story).




Sylvie Dagenasis

Sylvie Dagenais – Quebec Winner

 My name is Sylvie. Since May 23, 2013, I have been living with a permanent Ileostomy following many complications related to familial polyposis. I come from a family of 5 children, which I am the youngest, alas 3 out of 5 children have this genetic disease.

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