by Jen McGregor

Preparing For IVF With A Stoma

by Jen McGregor

Jen has a stoma and wants to have a baby! Over the next year, she’s making lifestyle changes to prepare her body for IVF treatment. Find out more in her blog…

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Stoma Tips, Relationships

by Jen McGregor

Christmas With Short Bowel Syndrome And Severe Strictures

by Jen McGregor

This Christmas will be slightly different for Jen as she now has a few extra things to consider when it comes to her health. In this blog she shares how she’ll be managing her short bowel syndrome and strictures, along with her ileostomy and Crohn’s disease.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Chronic Illness

by Jen McGregor

Why I Love My Stoma

by Jen McGregor

Jen discusses why stoma surgery changed her life for the better and shares a few things about living with a stoma that will be useful to anyone new to the world of ostomies.

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Categories: Raising Awareness

by Jen McGregor

My Dog Saved My Life

by Jen McGregor

Jen shares a very personal story about feeling suicidal before her ileostomy surgery, and how her dog Bella prevented her from making a dangerous decision that she would have regretted. Bella takes great care of Jen and has given her a reason to get up in the morning, even on the darkest days.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Mental Health

by Jen McGregor

How I Cope Spending Time As An Inpatient In Hospital

by Jen McGregor

Jen has spent a lot of time in hospital because of complications with her stoma, here she shares her top tips for minimising stress whilst staying in hospital.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Surgery, Stoma Tips, Mental Health

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