by Sarah Smith

Emergency Stoma Surgery: What I Wish I Had Known

by Sarah Smith

It’s hard to know what to expect when facing stoma surgery, especially if you don’t have enough time to research beforehand. Sarah has shared some things she wishes she’d known before her stoma formation operation.

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Categories: Surgery, Stoma Tips

by Stephie Simpson

Managing What I Eat And Drink With A Stoma

by Stephie Simpson

How do you keep on top of your hydration? It’s important to stay well hydrated and in this month’s blog Stephie talks about her daily routine to make sure she drinks enough fluids with her stoma.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Diet, Stoma Tips

by Katie May Chesworth

How To Prioritise Your Wellbeing With A Stoma

by Katie May Chesworth

In Katie’s blog this month, she defines and discusses ‘wellbeing’, and why it is important for everyone to look after their mental and physical wellbeing. She also shares some ‘Simple wellbeing tools to boost your daily wellbeing’.

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Categories: Chronic Illness, Stoma Tips, Physical Activity, Mental Health

by Nick Axtell

My Biggest Support

by Nick Axtell

Nick discusses how he felt immediately after his stoma surgery and how a stoma belt impacted his confidence and life with a stoma.

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Categories: Stoma Tips

by Rachael Kin

Cinderella With A Stoma – Sleeping With An Ostomy

by Rachael Kin

Sleeping with a stoma can be a challenge, in this blog Rachael shares what works for her to get a good night’s sleep and how to minimise the anxiety of a nighttime leak.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Stoma Tips

by Katie May Chesworth

Managing Bag Leaks In Public

by Katie May Chesworth

Dealing with stoma pouch leaks is a standard part of living life with a stoma, but it shouldn’t be a permanent one. In this blog Katie shares her tips for managing them and what to do to help prevent them.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Stoma Problems, Stoma Tips