by Katie May Chesworth

The Ostomy Influencers Spreading Positivity During COVID-19

by Katie May Chesworth

Katie has found inspiration and encouragement from her fellow ostomates online during the coronavirus pandemic. Here she provides an overview of her favourite influencers and shares why finding positivity is so important.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Coronavirus

by Stephie Simpson

Feeling Lonely During Coronavirus Lockdown

by Stephie Simpson

Stephie is used to spending time with others even if she often thinks of herself as a bit of a loner, but during the coronavirus lockdown she’s struggled with feelings of loneliness and has realised she needs her social circles more than she thought.

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Categories: Mental Health, Coronavirus

by Stephie Simpson

Managing My Mental Health During Lockdown

by Stephie Simpson

As a keyworker, Stephie is continuing to work throughout the COVID-19 lockdown, whilst also needing to home school her kids. In this blog she explains the struggle and shares how she is trying to prevent her mental health from deteriorating.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Parenting, Mental Health, Coronavirus

by Katie May Chesworth

Dealing With Health Anxiety During The Coronavirus Pandemic

by Katie May Chesworth

Katie has spent a lot of time at home managing her health, and with the current situation surrounding coronavirus, she has shared her thoughts on health anxiety along with some tips on how to manage it.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Disability, Mental Health, Coronavirus

by Anita Brown

Self-Isolation During The Coronavirus Pandemic

by Anita Brown

Anita has been self-isolating due to the coronavirus pandemic and the impact it would have on her should she be infected. Here she shares her experiences so far and reminds us of a few things we should consider.

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Categories: Chronic Illness, Mental Health, Coronavirus