by Nick Axtell

The New Guy

by Nick Axtell

Nick shares his story about starting a new job and his experience with the first time calling in sick due to his chronic illness.

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

by Nick Axtell

Oh, how things change!

by Nick Axtell

Nick shares some of the things that he now thinks about as an ostomate, that never really crossed his mind before surgery!

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by Nick Axtell

Ready For My Close Up

by Nick Axtell

“If you are unsure of something you have, get it checked.” Things are difficult at the moment but it shouldn’t stop you asking for help from a healthcare professional. Nick found this out when he spotted an unusual skin marking.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma

by Nick Axtell

My Biggest Support

by Nick Axtell

Nick discusses how he felt immediately after his stoma surgery and how a stoma belt impacted his confidence and life with a stoma.

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Categories: Stoma Tips

by Nick Axtell

What Happened When I Forgot My Radar Key

by Nick Axtell

Nick shares his experience of needing to use a disabled toilet while visiting the waterfalls and castle ruins of Wepre Park over the summer.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Stoma Problems

by Nick Axtell

Diet With A Stoma – Can I Eat That?

by Nick Axtell

In this blog, Nick shares his experience with diet during his illness and hospital stays. Now he has a stoma, he no longer eats blandly and has even discovered a talent and enjoyment for cooking.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Diet