by Jen McGregor

How I Cope Spending Time As An Inpatient In Hospital

by Jen McGregor

Jen has spent a lot of time in hospital because of complications with her stoma, here she shares her top tips for minimising stress whilst staying in hospital.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Surgery, Stoma Tips, Mental Health

by Michelle Williams

Parastomal Hernia Surgery And A House Fire

by Michelle Williams

Michelle had a very difficult time in 2019 which included a new diagnosis, surgery on her stoma, and a tragic house fire. But she also managed to fit some fun times and celebrations in there, read on to see how she managed it all and why she is looking forward to 2020.

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Categories: Surgery, Parenting, Stoma Problems, Stoma Tips

by Anita Brown

Urostomate Leaks

by Anita Brown

Anita has been a urostomate for a while now but still sometimes experiences leaks. Here she shares how she deals with them.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Urostomy, Stoma Tips, Continence Tips

by Stephie Simpson

Stoma-Friendly Mincemeat Parcels

by Stephie Simpson

It’s that time of year when festive treats are abundant, and this year is no exception. Stephie shares her personal recipe for a stoma-friendly mince pie which she has labelled a ‘mincemeat parcel’.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Diet, Stoma Tips

by Nathan Wheeler

Returning To Work After Ileostomy Surgery

by Nathan Wheeler

Nathan shares his experience with returning to work after stoma surgery back in 2008. Thanks to a few adjustments, he was able to settle back in to working life and progress within the workplace.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Stoma Tips

by Jen McGregor

Summer With Chronic Illnesses And An Ileostomy

by Jen McGregor

With the arrival of sunshine and warmer temperatures, Jen shares her best advice for managing a stoma and chronic illnesses throughout the summer period.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Disability, Travel, Stoma Tips, Physical Activity