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

by Sarah Smith

Accepting My Life With A Stoma

by Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith is the newest blogger to join the SecuriCare family. She has had a stoma since 2019 and now raises awareness and spreads positivity online. In her first post with us she shares several tips for coming to terms with living life as an ostomate.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Surgery

by Aleesha Verma

My Five Messages Of Hope For Anyone About To Have Stoma Surgery

by Aleesha Verma

Aleesha has had her ileostomy since New Year’s Eve 2014 and now volunteers as a patient mentor at her local hospital. In this blog she shares her five messages of hope for people facing stoma surgery.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Surgery

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