by Anita Brown

Bladder Cancer And Your Mental Health

by Anita Brown

Anita shares her tips for dealing with a cancer diagnosis and gives her best advice for what to do if you’re struggling to cope.

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Categories: Continence Care, Mental Health

by Stephie Simpson

Living With Body Dysmorphia As An Ileostomate

by Stephie Simpson

In this month’s blog, Stephie shares her experience of how having stoma surgery has impacted her body dysmorphia disorder

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Mental Health

by Sam Melling

Flares - And Not The Kind You Wear

by Sam Melling

Life after stoma surgery can be difficult, but what’s it like when you’re still living with the symptoms of IBD? Sam shares her struggles with mental health and letting people know she’s not ‘absolutely fine’.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Mental Health

by Nick Axtell

Mental Health As An Ostomate

by Nick Axtell

Before Nick became ill he would have described himself as laid back, and never gave a thought to his mental health. In this month’s blog he takes a look back and shares how his physical health has impacted his mental health.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Mental Health

by Nathan Wheeler

Dealing With Mental Health After An Ostomy

by Nathan Wheeler

Nathan has taken time this month to share his experiences with mental health issues and how he fought to find happiness after his stoma surgery.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Mental Health

by Rachael Kin

Cinderella With A Stoma – Time For The Ball

by Rachael Kin

Rachael actively raises awareness of IBD and stomas. In this month’s blog she tells us how a trip to Wales just before her stoma surgery, resulted in her applying for a beauty pageant and ultimately winning the regional title of Miss Divine Buckinghamshire 2018.

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Categories: Raising Awareness, Mental Health, Relationships