by Nathan Wheeler

Barbie Butts - What to expect

by Nathan Wheeler

Nathan shares his experience of having a proctocolectomy a.k.a. a Barbie Butt. The highs and lows of making the decision to have surgery and his positive experience since then!

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Chronic Illness, Raising Awareness, Surgery

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 Aleesha Verma

Managing Physical And Emotional Pain During Stoma Surgery

by Aleesha Verma

Aleesha experienced a prolapsed stoma towards the end of last year and has recently undergone surgery to fix the problem. In this blog, she talks about the physical and mental challenges she faced during her stay in hospital.

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Categories: Surgery, Mental Health

by Nathan Wheeler

Getting Fit After Stoma Surgery

by Nathan Wheeler

In Nathan’s first blog of the year, he shares his top tips for getting into shape and how he started his fitness journey after stoma surgery.

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Categories: Surgery, Physical Activity, Mental Health

by Anita Brown

Radical Cystectomy Expectations Versus Reality

by Anita Brown

Are you expecting to undergo a radical cystectomy? In this blog, Anita shares her experience of what to expect and the things that helped her post-surgery.

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Categories: Continence Care, Surgery

by Nathan Wheeler

Learning To Accept What Happened

by Nathan Wheeler

It took Nathan many years to accept his stoma surgery and ileostomy, but he is now at ease with his life as an ostomate and openly discusses what it’s like to have a stoma, raising awareness for others who may be struggling as he did. In this blog he shares a few of the things that helped him come to terms with his ileostomy.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Surgery, Mental Health