The first year of my life my bladder remained safely protruding through a small cavity in my lower pelvic area. When I was 13 months old, my bladder was enclosed. Oddly enough, I remember the trip to Grandma Evy's house before the surgery, the pink dress with … [Read More...]
Mission StatementThe Ostomy Association of Los Angeles (OALA) is a non-profit, volunteer-based support association dedicated to improving the quality of life of anyone who has or will have an intestinal or urinary diversion. OALA provides emotional support, education, information, networking opportunities and advocacy to its members, their families, the medical community, and general public in Los Angeles and surrounding communities. OALA is an Affiliated Support Group of the United Ostomy Associations of America.
There are no barriers to travel both here and abroad. Just make sure to take plenty of you ostomy supplies with you. If flying, take your supplies onboard as checked luggage is sometimes misplaced. A note from you doctor stating that you need to carry … [Read More...]