by Jen McGregor

Looking Back At My Stoma Journey: Part Two

by Jen McGregor

In part two of Jen’s Looking Back series she discusses the different medications she tried in order to avoid having a stoma and why she wishes she had just had the surgery sooner.

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Categories: Chronic Illness, Surgery, Relationships

by Rakhee Patel

What I Fought to Stay Alive For: Finding Motivation As a Longterm Ostomate

by Rakhee Patel

Rakhee is feeling better than ever since becoming an ostomate but without the intensity of fighting to stay alive, she now struggles with motivation. To counteract this she asks herself “Is this what I fought to stay alive for?”

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

by Rachael Kin

Cinderella With A Stoma – The Day Of Surgery.

by Rachael Kin

In the fifth instalment of her blog series, Rachael describes her stoma surgery, including being marked up for her stoma and going under anaesthetic

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Categories: Chronic Illness, Surgery

by Rachael Kin

Cinderella With A Stoma – I Can’t Find My Shoe!

by Rachael Kin

In Rachael’s 3rd instalment of ‘Cinderella With A Stoma’, she discusses how she was unknowingly living with Ulcerative Colitis and what happened in the build-up to her emergency hospital admission

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Categories: Chronic Illness