by Katie May Chesworth

How To Prioritise Your Wellbeing With A Stoma

by Katie May Chesworth

In Katie’s blog this month, she defines and discusses ‘wellbeing’, and why it is important for everyone to look after their mental and physical wellbeing. She also shares some ‘Simple wellbeing tools to boost your daily wellbeing’.

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Categories: Chronic Illness, Stoma Tips, Physical Activity, Mental Health

by Jen McGregor

Christmas With Short Bowel Syndrome And Severe Strictures

by Jen McGregor

This Christmas will be slightly different for Jen as she now has a few extra things to consider when it comes to her health. In this blog she shares how she’ll be managing her short bowel syndrome and strictures, along with her ileostomy and Crohn’s disease.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Chronic Illness

by Stephie Simpson

What I Wish I’d Know Sonner About Living With Chronic Illnesses

by Stephie Simpson

Stephie has multiple hidden illnesses and lives with an ileostomy. In this blog, she shares a letter she has written to her younger self full of advice and a little hope for the future.

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

by Michelle Williams

Repaying My Cat For Her Support Whilst I Suffered With Ulcerative Colitis

by Michelle Williams

Michelle’s 14 year-old-cat Sherpa was recently attacked leaving her scared and wounded. Michelle spent lots of time caring for Sherpa which reminded her of all the times Sherpa was there for Michelle when she lived with the pain of ulcerative colitis before her stoma surgery.

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Categories: Chronic Illness

by Stephie Simpson

Pets Are An Absolute Joy

by Stephie Simpson

With International Dog Day taking place in August, Stephie tells is about her Newfoundland pup, Jenson, and how their relationship was impacted by her ulcerative colitis, along all the other animals to have lived with her over the years.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Chronic Illness

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