by Aleesha Verma

Swimming With An Ileostomy Bag

by Aleesha Verma

With beach holidays on her mind, Aleesha provides some tips for swimming with a stoma and shares what works for her.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Travel, Physical Activity

by Aleesha Verma

Work Life And A Stoma

by Aleesha Verma

When Aleesha first had stoma surgery she was concerned that having an ileostomy would hold her back in life, here she explains how wrong she was and why having a stoma has actually enhanced her life.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Stoma Tips

by Aleesha Verma

The Gutless Warrior

by Aleesha Verma

Aleesha is known as the Gutless Warrior online, sharing her stoma journey and offering advice to her fellow ostomates and those living with IBD. Read on to hear how this came about and why she’s so happy to help.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Raising Awareness

by Aleesha Verma

IBD, An Ileostomy And My Relationship

by Aleesha Verma

In this blog post Aleesha shares how her long-term relationship has been affected over the years by her inflammatory bowel disease and stoma surgery.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Relationships

by Aleesha Verma

Celebrating My Five Year Stomaversary

by Aleesha Verma

Aleesha’s stoma is now five years old, which is cause for celebration in Aleesha’s house. Here she shares the top five things she’s learnt along the way.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Surgery

by Aleesha Verma

Waking Up To An Emergency Ileostomy

by Aleesha Verma

Aleesha was just 18 when she had emergency surgery to form her ileostomy. Although she will be forever grateful for how it saved her life, here she shares a little about the shock of visiting her consultant for Ulcerative Colitis then waking up from surgery with a stoma.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Surgery, Mental Health

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