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

by Nathan Wheeler

You Don’t Have To Be Lonely When You Have A Stoma

by Nathan Wheeler

Living with a stoma can often leave people feeling isolated, but that needn’t be the case. Nathan discusses the loneliness he felt before finding support online from fellow ostomates and stoma support groups.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Mental Health

by Nathan Wheeler

Travelling With A Stoma – New York

by Nathan Wheeler

Nathan recently travelled to New York to celebrate his 30th birthday. In this blog he shares his experience with airport security and why having a stoma should never hold you back.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Travel