by Jen McGregor

What Is It Like For A Dad of A Child With A Chronic Illness

by Jen McGregor

Ileostomate, Jennifer, interviews her dad about what it’s like having a daughter with a chronic health condition. Read a dad’s perspective on diagnosis, surgery and more…

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Categories: Chronic Illness, Being A Carer, Parenting

by Jen McGregor

Speaking Out Really Does Change Lives

by Jen McGregor

Jen would have died if her stoma surgery had been delayed by just another day. Here she discusses her gratitude for the people speaking out about their lives as ostomates, and those who gave her the confidence to go ahead with the surgery which saved her life.

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Categories: Raising Awareness, Surgery

by Jen McGregor

How Your College or University Can Help When You Are Chronically Ill

by Jen McGregor

Jen is about to start her seventh year in higher education and has taken the opportunity to provide readers with some guidance and a few tips about getting the most from your studies when living with a chronic health condition or illness.

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Categories: Chronic Illness, Disability

by Jen McGregor

My View On Body Positivity With A Chronic Illness And Ostomy

by Jen McGregor

A positive body image can be difficult to attain and hold on to, especially when you’re dealing with Crohn’s disease, medications and anxiety. Here, Jen tells us how she coped and why she now loves her body for its strength and determination.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Chronic Illness