by Jay Hyrons

Regaining My Confidence After A Tough Time With PTSD And IBS

by Jay Hyrons

Jay had a tough time last year when her stoma started to misbehave, resulting in a loss of confidence with travelling. Here she shares how that tied in with the trilogy she’s writing and how she regained her confidence.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Mental Health

by Jay Hyrons

Celebrating The Anniversary Of Your Stoma

by Jay Hyrons

Jay has been thinking about birthday celebrations and how some ostomates celebrate the anniversary of their stoma surgery. Here she shares why that’s not for her.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Surgery, Mental Health

by Jay Hyrons

Stoma Bag Ballooning And British Food Fortnight

by Jay Hyrons

Jay was looking into what British Food Fortnight has to offer which soon had her thinking about the different foods she can enjoy without hassle, thanks to her trusty Aura Flushable® pouch.

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

by Jay Hyrons

Stoma Friendly Housemate

by Jay Hyrons

Jay is a passionate advocate for the ostomy community but has recently taken some time to reflect on her attitude towards her own stoma and has been surprised by what she’s found.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Mental Health, Relationships

by Jay Hyrons

Real Friends Are For Life Not Just For The Good Times

by Jay Hyrons

With World Friendship Day on her mind, Jay shares some of her experiences with those who couldn’t support her through her illness and stoma surgery.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Chronic Illness, Relationships

by Jay Hyrons

Security Stoma Or Stoma Security

by Jay Hyrons

Jay suffers from PTSD and recently had an unfortunate experience at the bank that left her questioning whether her stoma makes her more vulnerable…

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Mental Health