by Stephie Simpson

Should You Wear Your Stoma Pouch When Showering?

by Stephie Simpson

Stephie Simpson discusses her preferences for showering with and without her stoma pouch, and tells us what led her to prefer going without.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Stoma Tips

by Stephie Simpson

Hydration Is Important For Ostomates In Cold Weather Too!

by Stephie Simpson

Did you think you only need to worry about hydration in hot weather? You’re not alone, but Stephie debunks the myth in her blog with tips for ostomate hydration in cold weather

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Stoma Tips

by Stephie Simpson

Is It Ok To Not Be Ok?

by Stephie Simpson

In this blog post, Stephie shares some of the hurtful phrases ostomates have heard from those ignorant to invisible illnesses and questions. Is it ok to not be ok?

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Raising Awareness, Disability

by Stephie Simpson

Talking Is Healing

by Stephie Simpson

Stephie is an advocate for ostomate awareness. In this blog post, she explains how sharing your stoma story can help both yourself and others.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Raising Awareness

by Stephie Simpson

An Ode To My Superhero… My Stoma

by Stephie Simpson

To celebrate this year's Colostomy Day ‘Super Stoma’ theme, Stephie has written an ode to her stoma, to let the world know exactly why it is her superhero…

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Raising Awareness