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

by Nathan Wheeler

A Bad Day Doesn’t Mean A Bad Life

by Nathan Wheeler

Nathan’s sudden onset of severe ulcerative colitis symptoms as a teenager brought a great deal of change to his life. In this blog post he shares his battle with mental health and how he’s glad he hung on, things do get better!

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Mental Health

by Nathan Wheeler

Living With A Stoma And Accessing Toilets

by Nathan Wheeler

Nathan has had his ileostomy for more than ten years now and likes to travel, so is no stranger to ‘toilet anxiety’. Here he shares his best advice for managing that anxiety and avoiding the related issues.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma

by Nathan Wheeler

Exercise And Fitness With A Stoma

by Nathan Wheeler

Nathan shares some advice for working out with a stoma and discusses his relationship with exercise.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Physical Activity

by Nathan Wheeler

Returning To Work After Ileostomy Surgery

by Nathan Wheeler

Nathan shares his experience with returning to work after stoma surgery back in 2008. Thanks to a few adjustments, he was able to settle back in to working life and progress within the workplace.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Stoma Tips