Living with a stoma can often leave people feeling isolated, but that needn’t be the case. Nathan discusses the loneliness he felt before finding support online from fellow ostomates and stoma support groups.
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.
Nick has spent a lot of time at home with various health conditions and recovering from surgeries. In this blog he discusses how he found a way to use this time productively, and shares his secret for finding creativity.
Sam has dealt with a lot of personal challenges over the years, and stress worsened by living with a stoma. Here she discusses her mental health and why seeking help was the best thing she could have done for herself.
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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