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

by Nathan Wheeler

Dealing With Mental Health After An Ostomy

by Nathan Wheeler

Nathan has taken time this month to share his experiences with mental health issues and how he fought to find happiness after his stoma surgery.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Mental Health

by Nathan Wheeler

Cutbacks And Mishaps: The Effect Of NHS Formularies On Ostomates

by Nathan Wheeler

The stoma department at Nathan’s local hospital has been affected by new rules from the NHS regarding prescriptions. Here he details what happened when his prescription for stoma supplies was declined.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Stoma Products, Stoma Problems