by Anita Brown

Bladder Removal Saved My Life

by Anita Brown

Anita discusses why she had her bladder removed and how it unexpectedly saved her life. Living with a urostomy may sound daunting, but for some people it’s the only option, Anita provides some advice.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Continence Care, Surgery, Urostomy

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 Steve White

Fighting Battles and Winning Wars – My Emergency Stoma Surgery

by Steve White

In Steve’s debut blog for SecuriCare he discusses his background and how he came to have a stoma due to injury. Steve tells us that no war should be fought alone, and shares how the thought of his Cockapoo Sally pulled him through his darkest times.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Surgery

by Jen McGregor

Why I Regret Having My Stoma Refashioned

by Jen McGregor

Jen’s refashioning went very wrong. Jen shares what happened after trying to improve her quality of life and why she has hope despite regretting the surgery.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Surgery

by Aleesha Verma

Celebrating My Five Year Stomaversary

by Aleesha Verma

Aleesha’s stoma is now five years old, which is cause for celebration in Aleesha’s house. Here she shares the top five things she’s learnt along the way.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Surgery