by Steve White

Personal Growth As An Ostomate

by Steve White

In this month’s blog, Steve shares how even his worst experiences helped shape the person he is today, and why he looks for the positive in everything, including the pain and trauma of his emergency stoma surgery.

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

by Nathan Wheeler

Stigma As A Gay Man With A Stoma

by Nathan Wheeler

Sharing his thoughts about being a gay man with a stoma, Nathan talks about dealing with stigma and how raising awareness can prevent ignorance.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Mental Health, Relationships

by Billie Anderson

Why Lockdown Has Been Good For Me

by Billie Anderson

Billie lost her job due to the coronavirus pandemic and was upset at first, but now she’s realised it was a blessing in disguise and has been using her new freedom to rediscover her passions during lockdown.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Mental Health

by Steve White

My Stoma Changed My Perception Of Normal And Perfection

by Steve White

Stephen’s outlook on life changed for the better after a freak accident led to his stoma surgery. Read his thoughts and experiences about how his idea of perfection changed.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Mental Health

by Nathan Wheeler

Body Image With An Ileostomy

by Nathan Wheeler

It’s Pride Month - Nathan discusses body image and how his tattoos have boosted his confidence. He shares why we should all find something to love about ourselves, and how Pride is about celebrating who we are.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Mental Health, Relationships

by Nathan Wheeler

You Don’t Have To Be Lonely When You Have A Stoma

by Nathan Wheeler

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.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Mental Health