by SecuriCare Team

September- The Month of New Beginnings

by SecuriCare Team

September brings new starts for many people and change can be daunting. In this blog, we give you tips on adjusting to new routines, from looking after your mental health to stocking up on supplies.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, SecuriCare Team, Chronic Illness, Stoma Products, Stoma Tips, Mental Health

by Nathan Wheeler

Living With Body Dysmorphia And A Stoma

by Nathan Wheeler

Body dysmorphia is a mental health condition that sees people worrying about flaws in their appearance, which are usually unnoticeable to others. In this blog, Nathan talks about his experience living with a stoma and body dysmorphia.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Mental Health

by Aleesha Verma

Managing Physical And Emotional Pain During Stoma Surgery

by Aleesha Verma

Aleesha experienced a prolapsed stoma towards the end of last year and has recently undergone surgery to fix the problem. In this blog, she talks about the physical and mental challenges she faced during her stay in hospital.

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Categories: Surgery, Mental Health

by Nathan Wheeler

Getting Fit After Stoma Surgery

by Nathan Wheeler

In Nathan’s first blog of the year, he shares his top tips for getting into shape and how he started his fitness journey after stoma surgery.

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Categories: Surgery, Physical Activity, Mental Health

by Katie May Chesworth

How To Prioritise Your Wellbeing With A Stoma

by Katie May Chesworth

In Katie’s blog this month, she defines and discusses ‘wellbeing’, and why it is important for everyone to look after their mental and physical wellbeing. She also shares some ‘Simple wellbeing tools to boost your daily wellbeing’.

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Categories: Chronic Illness, Stoma Tips, Physical Activity, Mental Health

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