by SecuriCare Team

Stoma Care Nurse Says: Let’s Talk About Sex And Stomas

by SecuriCare Team

Sex with a stoma is a topic that many find difficult to discuss with their Stoma Care Nurse, but they shouldn’t. Sex is natural and if you have concerns, you may benefit from speaking to your nurse or reading this blog in the meantime.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Stoma Tips, Relationships

by Stephie Simpson

Telling New Friends About Having A Stoma

by Stephie Simpson

It’s difficult to know how to have the conversation about having a stoma. However, it’s important to know that your friends and family will always want to support you. Here Stephie explains how she recently broached the situation with two new friends.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Relationships

by Stephie Simpson

Friends: The Unsung Heroes When Living With A Stoma

by Stephie Simpson

In Stephie’s blog, she gives a shoutout to all the unsung heroes out there! They are the ones who were there when she got sick and stuck around, even though they couldn’t understand why you weren’t ever going to get better.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Relationships

by Jen McGregor

Preparing For IVF With A Stoma

by Jen McGregor

Jen has a stoma and wants to have a baby! Over the next year, she’s making lifestyle changes to prepare her body for IVF treatment. Find out more in her blog…

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Stoma Tips, Relationships

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