by Sam Melling

Spring Greens In My Step – Eating Habits With A Stoma

by Sam Melling

With the promise of spring, Sam reflects on her stoma surgery and how her experience has affected not only her physical boundaries but how she approaches her plate.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Diet, Mental Health

by Nick Axtell

Let’s Talk About Sex: Romance With A Stoma

by Nick Axtell

It’s normal to struggle with romance after stoma surgery. Here Nick shares what happened to his self-esteem after becoming an ostomate and how he overcame the resulting sexual problems

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Surgery, Mental Health, 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