by Jen McGregor

My Experience With Anxiety And Depression

by Jen McGregor

Jen has lived through a lot of trauma in recent years which has understandably led to mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety. Read on to hear about her journey and why 2019 is Jen’s year for change.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Chronic Illness, Surgery, Stoma Problems, Mental Health

by Jen McGregor

Looking Back At My Stoma Journey: Part Three

by Jen McGregor

In part three of Jen’s Looking Back series she discusses the many complications she’s faced since having her stoma surgery, and the effect of losing her brother to cancer.

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Categories: Chronic Illness, Disability, Surgery, Parenting, Stoma Problems

by Rachael Kin

Cinderella With A Stoma – Ileus

by Rachael Kin

In the sixth instalment of Rachael’s blog series ‘Cinderella With A Stoma’, she continues to share her experience of stoma surgery and the unfortunate complications that came with it

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Categories: Chronic Illness, Surgery

by SecuriCare Team

An Interview With The Founder Of The Stoma Heroes Support Group

by SecuriCare Team

Shane Green is the founder of Stoma Heroes – a support group for ostomates. Learn how his stoma surgery and recovery period in hospital led to the formation of Stoma Heroes

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Raising Awareness, Surgery

by Jen McGregor

Looking Back At My Stoma Journey: Part Two

by Jen McGregor

In part two of Jen’s Looking Back series she discusses the different medications she tried in order to avoid having a stoma and why she wishes she had just had the surgery sooner.

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Categories: Chronic Illness, Surgery, Relationships

by Nick Axtell

Let’s Talk About Sex: Romance With A Stoma

by Nick Axtell

It’s normal to struggle with romance after stoma surgery. Here Nick shares what happened to his self-esteem after becoming an ostomate and how he overcame the resulting sexual problems

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