by Jay Hyrons

Real Friends Are For Life Not Just For The Good Times

by Jay Hyrons

With World Friendship Day on her mind, Jay shares some of her experiences with those who couldn’t support her through her illness and stoma surgery.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Chronic Illness, Relationships

by Billie Anderson

Am I Disabled Enough?

by Billie Anderson

Around 50% of people with a stoma or IBD count themselves as disabled (according to Billie’s recent poll), but struggle to explain why. In this blog, Billie explores her personal conflict with identifying as disabled…

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Chronic Illness, Disability

by Jen McGregor

My Experience With Anxiety And Depression

by Jen McGregor

Jen has lived through a lot of trauma in recent years which has understandably led to mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety. Read on to hear about her journey and why 2019 is Jen’s year for change.

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

by Jen McGregor

Looking Back At My Stoma Journey: Part Three

by Jen McGregor

In part three of Jen’s Looking Back series she discusses the many complications she’s faced since having her stoma surgery, and the effect of losing her brother to cancer.

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Categories: Chronic Illness, Disability, Surgery, Parenting, Stoma Problems

by Layla Blackwell

Independence Is A Double-Edged Sword

by Layla Blackwell

Layla has been fighting against glass walls and ceilings her whole life. Here she explains why the more independence a disabled person gets, the more difficult their journey becomes…

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Categories: Chronic Illness, Disability

by Rachael Kin

Cinderella With A Stoma – Ileus

by Rachael Kin

In the sixth instalment of Rachael’s blog series ‘Cinderella With A Stoma’, she continues to share her experience of stoma surgery and the unfortunate complications that came with it

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Categories: Chronic Illness, Surgery