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 Lynne Richardson

Chronic Illness Discrimination At Heathrow Airport

by Lynne Richardson

When unable to pass through the security scanners at Heathrow Airport, ostomate Lynne was left feeling publically humiliated after being labelled a ‘refuser’ by staff in front of other passengers… despite explaining it was due to medical reasons, not choice.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Travel, Stoma Problems

by Jay Hyrons

Changing Consultant: From Callous To Compassionate

by Jay Hyrons

After feeling dissatisfied with her hospital consultant for a long time, Jay Hyrons changes consultant and finally finds out what her ‘mystery bulge’ is… now she has a very important decision to make about the future of her stoma.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Stoma Problems

by Jen McGregor

My Experiences With Fertility After Treatment For Crohn’s

by Jen McGregor

Jen discuss her experiences with fertility after having a variety of different biological treatments for Crohn’s plus, most recently, a total colectomy and proctectomy.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Chronic Illness, Stoma Problems, Relationships