by Anita Brown

Bladder Cancer And Anxiety

by Anita Brown

Anita deals with regular anxiety due to her many appointments about bladder cancer and the long waiting periods in between. In this blog she shares how the anxiety affects her and which distraction techniques she finds best.

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Categories: Continence Care, Mental Health

by Stephie Simpson

How My Mental Health Impacts My Stoma Care

by Stephie Simpson

Stephie can struggle with her mental health at times which often has a negative impact on her life as an ostomate. In this blog she shares the effect feeling down has on her stoma care routine.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Mental Health

by Jay Hyrons

Security Stoma Or Stoma Security

by Jay Hyrons

Jay suffers from PTSD and recently had an unfortunate experience at the bank that left her questioning whether her stoma makes her more vulnerable…

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Mental Health

by Jen McGregor

My Experience With Anxiety And Depression

by Jen McGregor

Jen has lived through a lot of trauma in recent years which has understandably led to mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety. Read on to hear about her journey and why 2019 is Jen’s year for change.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Chronic Illness, Surgery, Stoma Problems, Mental Health

by Jay Hyrons

PTSD And The Pesky Stoma

by Jay Hyrons

This month Jay shares her experience with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and how this mental health condition impacts on her ostomy.

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