Back in the UK there is a lot of heat around model and make-up artist Bethany Townsend. She recently posted pictures of herself on holiday wearing a colostomy bag. Personally I think this is a huge step forward for those who firstly have a colostomy bag and secondly those of us who have digestive diseases.
Most of us are conscious about talking about our problems but the truth is most of the population have or have had digestive problems. I feel Bethany has broke the boundary between what is taboo in most western cultures topic of conversations and just accepting that no one is perfect and allowing people to understand that living with an invisible illness doesn’t mean we are any different and we are still sexy!
Read more about her story here.