by Nathan Wheeler

Raise Awareness, Save Lives

by Nathan Wheeler

Nathan discusses the difference raising awareness of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis can make and how knowing more about IBD and stomas sooner would have changed his experience for the better.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Raising Awareness

by Nathan Wheeler

Sleepovers With An Ostomy

by Nathan Wheeler

Sleeping anywhere other than your own bed can cause anxiety for some ostomates, in this blog Nathan shares his experience with managing his stoma whilst staying out at other people’s houses.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Stoma Tips

by Nathan Wheeler

Don’t Fear Foods As An Ostomate

by Nathan Wheeler

Nathan has had his stoma for a long time now and is happy to say he enjoys all the foods he wants to, but immediately after surgery he was given some dietary information that made him fear foods. In this blog, he discusses how that shouldn’t be the case.

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Categories: Diet, Stoma Tips

by Nathan Wheeler

Lockdown Has Changed Me

by Nathan Wheeler

Lockdown forced Nathan to reconsider his priorities and he’s since rediscovered the love he has for his home, his health and his family.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Mental Health, Coronavirus

by Nathan Wheeler

Stigma As A Gay Man With A Stoma

by Nathan Wheeler

Sharing his thoughts about being a gay man with a stoma, Nathan talks about dealing with stigma and how raising awareness can prevent ignorance.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Mental Health, Relationships

by Nathan Wheeler

Body Image With An Ileostomy

by Nathan Wheeler

It’s Pride Month - Nathan discusses body image and how his tattoos have boosted his confidence. He shares why we should all find something to love about ourselves, and how Pride is about celebrating who we are.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Mental Health, Relationships