by Jen McGregor

Christmas With Short Bowel Syndrome And Severe Strictures

by Jen McGregor

This Christmas will be slightly different for Jen as she now has a few extra things to consider when it comes to her health. In this blog she shares how she’ll be managing her short bowel syndrome and strictures, along with her ileostomy and Crohn’s disease.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Chronic Illness

by Year of the Nurse

Sharon Leighton My Nursing Inspiration

by Year of the Nurse

For our final blog of the year about inspirational nurses, Sharon Leighton from the SecuriCare Stoma Care Nursing Team, tells us how she was inspired to become a nurse and how she hopes to inspire others

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Categories: SecuriCare Team

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 Anita Brown

My Awful Experience With Urosepsis Part Two

by Anita Brown

Anita is just getting over her fourth time with sepsis. In part two of her blog, she shares her frightening experience and what it’s like to have an infection as a urostomate.

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Categories: Raising Awareness, Continence Care, Urostomy

by Anita Brown

My Awful Experience With Urosepsis Part One

by Anita Brown

Anita is just getting over her fourth time with sepsis. In this blog which is part one of two, she shares her frightening experience and what it’s like to have an infection as a urostomate.

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Categories: Raising Awareness, Continence Care, Urostomy