by Nathan Wheeler

The Judgement Of Hidden Illnesses

by Nathan Wheeler

Have you ever been confronted for using a disabled toilet because you don’t “look” disabled? Nathan shares his thoughts on living with a hidden illness and how his confidence as an ileostomate has grown over the last ten years.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Chronic Illness, Raising Awareness, Disability

by Nathan Wheeler

Are Concerts Out Of The Question With A Stoma?

by Nathan Wheeler

Are you a fan of live music? Nathan shares his experience with attending concerts and how he manages his ileostomy around the events he loves so much.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Physical Activity

by Nathan Wheeler

Having A Stoma And Being Scared To Eat Certain Foods

by Nathan Wheeler

Nathan takes a moment to reflect on his relationship with food and how his initial anxiety about a stoma blockage - due to a badly written leaflet - caused him to lose a lot of weight during his first few years with an ileostomy.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Diet, Mental Health

by Nathan Wheeler

Travelling To Disney With A Stoma.

by Nathan Wheeler

Nathan is a big fan of all things Disney and regularly visits Disneyland Paris. In this blog he shares his advice for enjoying the park to the max and not letting your stoma hold your back.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Travel

by Nathan Wheeler

Friendships And My Ileostomy

by Nathan Wheeler

Nathan lost several friends when he became ill with ulcerative colitis and needed a stoma. Here he shares why losing them was actually a good thing and how lucky he is to have such wonderful friends now.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Relationships