Fertility & Pelvic Surgery
**Trigger warning: Discussion of fertility, sex and surgery** Hello my lovely Pelican readers, Recently, I ran a poll on my Instagram to address the following topic: “Should post pelvic surgery […]Read more >
#BreakTheSilence for World IBD Day: The importance of sharing your story
#BreakTheSilence for World IBD Day: The importance of sharing your story Whatever your age or background, understandably any illness can influence your well-being, as well as affecting those around you. […]Read more >
What Is Stoma Dilation?
What Is Stoma Dilation? Happy April my lovely Pelican readers! I hope April has started off as a good month for you & that you feel like a bit of […]Read more >
Summer Styling as a Woman With a Stoma
Summer Styling as a Woman With a Stoma Whether a well-rehearsed “ostomate” or if you’re new to the stoma world, fashion can definitely be one of those daunting things, especially […]Read more >
Ostomy Love Myths – Undressed!
Ostomy Love Myths – Undressed! With Valentine’s Day being this month, I wanted to talk to you about some myths surrounding stoma surgery and love & relationships, in my experience. […]Read more >
New Year, No Resolutions
New Year, No Resolutions Hello, my lovely Pelican readers & a Happy New Year to you all. Admittedly, I’m sure a lot of us aren’t feeling the word “happy” in […]Read more >
Stoma Life: 5 Female Festive Fashion Tips
Stoma Life: 5 Female Festive Fashion Tips Whether a well-rehearsed “ostomate” or if you’re new to the stoma world, fashion can definitely be one of those daunting things. Throw that […]Read more >
Thursday 26th November: National Cake Day 2020 (USA) – Why my diet is a piece of cake compared to before my stoma.
Thursday 26th November: National Cake Day 2020 (USA) – Why my diet is a piece of cake compared to before my stoma. Nausea, pain, diarrhoea were three of my frequent Crohn’s […]Read more >
Saturday 3rd October 2020 – We celebrated #OstomyAwarenessDay!
Saturday 3rd October 2020 – We celebrated #OstomyAwarenessDay! Ostomy Awareness Day (also #WorldOstomyDay) is understandably something that means a lot to me & others. “Why did you celebrate World Ostomy Day?” […]Read more >
International Women’s Day: Living as a Young Woman With a Stoma
Being a young woman with a stoma has opened me up to many amazing opportunities, especially in the last few years, within the stoma world itself. Being a Brand Ambassador for a few stoma companies has allowed me to be a voice for young women who have had stoma surgery, and has helped me to reach out to those who have probably just needed that little encouragement to feel more empowered & that having a stoma bag attached to your body is definitely something to celebrate & embrace. It makes my heart warm & my suffering worthwhile every time I get a message from somebody saying that something I have done has helped them.Read more >
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