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

by Nick Axtell

Advising Others About Stoma Surgery

by Nick Axtell

After his stoma surgery, Nick struggled to find the stoma support and advice he was looking for. When he finally did, he soon began helping others, but later realised how advising others is not as simple as it seems.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Raising Awareness

by Nick Axtell

Finding Motivation When Chronically Ill And Living With A Stoma

by Nick Axtell

Nick has spent a lot of time at home with various health conditions and recovering from surgeries. In this blog he discusses how he found a way to use this time productively, and shares his secret for finding creativity.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Chronic Illness, Mental Health

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