by Jen McGregor

My Sepsis Story - How I Almost Lost My Life

by Jen McGregor

In this blog, Jen shares her experience of contracting sepsis following a colectomy. She talks about the missed symptoms and misdiagnosis that almost caused her to lose her life.

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Categories: Raising Awareness, Stoma Problems

by Stephie Simpson

Is It Ok To Not Be Ok?

by Stephie Simpson

In this blog post, Stephie shares some of the hurtful phrases ostomates have heard from those ignorant to invisible illnesses and questions. Is it ok to not be ok?

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Raising Awareness, Disability

by Stephie Simpson

Talking Is Healing

by Stephie Simpson

Stephie is an advocate for ostomate awareness. In this blog post, she explains how sharing your stoma story can help both yourself and others.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Raising Awareness

by Michelle Williams

Gut Gizmo Is My Stoma’s Superhero Persona

by Michelle Williams

To celebrate Colostomy Day 2017 and this year’s Super Stoma theme, Sonikmummy has given her stoma a Superhero persona and explains what makes Gut Gizmo so super.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Raising Awareness

by Jay Hyrons

My Fantasy Super Stoma – Ranger Rosebud

by Jay Hyrons

If Jay’s stoma were a superhero, she would be called Ranger Rosebud. She would have the power of time control and help all ostomates escape inconvenient pouch leaks caused by the dastardly Poo Fairy.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Raising Awareness