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 Nathan Wheeler

Learning To Accept What Happened

by Nathan Wheeler

It took Nathan many years to accept his stoma surgery and ileostomy, but he is now at ease with his life as an ostomate and openly discusses what it’s like to have a stoma, raising awareness for others who may be struggling as he did. In this blog he shares a few of the things that helped him come to terms with his ileostomy.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Surgery, Mental Health

by Stephie Simpson

What I Wish I’d Know Sooner 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 Nick Axtell

Diet With A Stoma – Can I Eat That?

by Nick Axtell

In this blog, Nick shares his experience with diet during his illness and hospital stays. Now he has a stoma, he no longer eats blandly and has even discovered a talent and enjoyment for cooking.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Diet