by Anita Brown

Radical Cystectomy Expectations Versus Reality

by Anita Brown

Are you expecting to undergo a radical cystectomy? In this blog, Anita shares her experience of what to expect and the things that helped her post-surgery.

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Categories: Continence Care, Surgery

by Anita Brown

Sore Skin With A Urostomy

by Anita Brown

Anita has had a urostomy for several years now and still experiences stoma troubles. She is currently dealing with peristomal skin problems which she discusses in this blog, along with her tips for what to watch out for.

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Categories: Urostomy, Stoma Problems

by Anita Brown

My Awful Experience With Urosepsis Part Two

by Anita Brown

Anita is just getting over her fourth time with sepsis. In part two of her blog, she shares her frightening experience and what it’s like to have an infection as a urostomate.

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Categories: Raising Awareness, Continence Care, Urostomy

by Anita Brown

My Awful Experience With Urosepsis Part One

by Anita Brown

Anita is just getting over her fourth time with sepsis. In this blog which is part one of two, she shares her frightening experience and what it’s like to have an infection as a urostomate.

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Categories: Raising Awareness, Continence Care, Urostomy

by Anita Brown

A Hernia – What Next?

by Anita Brown

Parastomal hernias are a known issue amongst ostomates, Anita is currently dealing with one at the site of her bladder removal surgery.

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Categories: Stoma Problems

by Anita Brown

Pets As Therapy

by Anita Brown

Anita shares a story with us about her experience as an activities coordinator in a residential care home, and how a travelling farm brought joy to all the staff and residents. She also tells us about her chocolate Lab, Sherlock, and how he supports her.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma