by Stephie Simpson

Gigging With An Ostomy

by Stephie Simpson

Stoma surgery has allowed Stephie to get back to the things she loves doing, like attending gigs and dancing without a care. Here she tells us about her recent gig experiences and the allowances she needs to make for her stoma

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Physical Activity

by Stephie Simpson

Life Isn’t A Given But Change Is

by Stephie Simpson

Stephie has experienced plenty of changes in life. Here she puts some of those experiences into a poem to help celebrate National Poetry Day.

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by Stephie Simpson

‘Go Bag’: My Stoma-Leak Emergency Kit

by Stephie Simpson

Unexpected leaks can be a real hassle so you should always be prepared. Stephie tells us what’s in her ‘go bag’ and offers a few suggestions for yours.

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Categories: Stoma Tips

by Stephie Simpson

The Importance Of Self-Care

by Stephie Simpson

Stephie has started taking better care of herself and invites you to question: what does self-care look like for you?

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Categories: Chronic Illness

by Stephie Simpson

Starting A New Job After Stoma Surgery

by Stephie Simpson

Starting a new job with a stoma brings a variety of challenges – Stephie shares how she dealt with them

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Stoma Tips

by Stephie Simpson

Drinking With An ileostomy

by Stephie Simpson

A night out drinking may not be your first thought after stoma surgery, but when the time does come, be prepared!

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Stoma Tips