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August 30, 2017

A Life and Patient Journey – Q&A with Life Coach, Julie Singer

Recently our cofounder, Kirk Robinson, caught up with Life Coach and Inner Good customer, Julie Singer. We wanted to hear more about her life story, including her battle with Crohn’s disease, her journey as a patient, adjusting to life with an ostomy (ileostomy), and how she is helping others with autoimmune diseases live life to the fullest. Julie is an unbelievably caring individual who has…

July 11, 2017

BC PharmaCare Ostomy Supplies and Benefits – Brava Elastic Barrier Strips Now Eligible

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Elastic barrier strips are an essential accessory for ostomates. They add an extra layer of security for your appliance, keeping them in place, minimizing potential for roll-up, and provide longer wear times. Traditionally, medical tape was used for this purpose, but proved to be fruitless for anyone extending beyond day to day “at home” activity. Plan on traveling or going mountain biking or jogging this…

July 6, 2017

Metagenics Products for Depression – Ostomy Supplements You Need to Know About

We’re going to begin this article with a disclaimer. There is no one-stop shop supplement solution to battling depression. If you as an ostomate are suffering from it, or are concerned that perhaps you are exhibiting signs of depression, then please consult with a mental health physician. We also recommend that you take a look at the following resource at HelpGuide.org for more information on…

June 19, 2017

Coloplast Sensura Reviews from Real People – Mio Soft Convex

There’s a darn good reason that Coloplast’s SenSura Mio Convex tops the list of top stoma appliances and accessories that you need to know about. But first, a bit more on the concept of a convex. For ostomates, the term convexity references an accessory that extends into the peristomal skin to provide an effective seal around the stoma. To be effective and prevent leaks (and…

June 10, 2017

Metagenics Testimonials Ostomates Need to Hear – UltraInflamx 360 Plus

Inner Good has not shied away from naming our most popular line of nutritional supplements for those living with an ostomy. But for all of the accolades we bestow upon this reputable brand, we know that you as consumers need to hear from real people. Be they peers or those you look to for inspiration, there’s nothing quite like a voice that speaks to your…

May 17, 2017

Ostomy Supply Brands You Need to Know About Part I: Nutritional Supplements

Anyone living with an ostomy for over a year is quite familiar with the most popular ostomy supply brands for pouch systems and accessories. Where there isn’t a lot of clarity, is the realm of diet and nutrition, in particular with respect to supplements. Not being provided with proper education on this topic is concerning, given the importance of a strong supplement regime for living…

May 9, 2017

Mountain Biking with an Ostomy – What to Know Before You Hit the Trail

The arrival of spring has people all over Canada pulling their bikes out of storage in search of open trails. For many of you, those two-wheeled machines are of the more adventurous variety – mountain bikes. Mountain biking has gained in popularity, and it is a very big deal in the country, especially around InnerGood’s home base of operations in Greater Vancouver BC. If you…

April 23, 2017

Running with a Stoma Bag – An Ostomy Runners Guide to Achieving Your Personal Best

Spring has arrived in Canada (sort of) and everywhere you see runners and joggers hitting the local track, trail, park or seawall to leave their problems behind while burning a few calories in the process. However, those that have received a stoma procedure in the past year (or two) may be uncertain about their ability to return to the activity they love best. Do you…

April 17, 2017

Best Ostomy Products for the Hygiene Conscious

Were you very hygiene conscious before your stoma procedure? Then you likely are more so than ever before today. Even if you weren’t the type to carry a cleanser, body spray, or scented lotion in your purse, sling bag, or backpack before you received an ostomy, chances are that your perspective has changed quite a bit. And for all of the skin care recommendations and…

April 6, 2017

How to Keep Your Ostomy Bag from Leaking – Part 1

This may be your current reality. You are housebound, isolated, afraid to go out into public because of constant leaks from your ostomy bag.  You’ve heard others complain that they have to change their bags several times a month, and you stifle a cynical laugh. You wish you had it so good.  For you, the reality is upwards of five, even six times a day. …