Is Dating Harder With an Ostomy?
Is Dating Harder With an Ostomy? Scrolling through my newsfeed the other day and an article peaked my attention. This was the said article. The letter writer says: “???????? ???????????? […]Read more >
Body Confidence With a Stoma
Body Confidence With a Stoma With the majority of us being in lockdown due to Coronavirus since March the current laughs and jokes about weight gain, not being bikini or […]Read more >
Body Image With a Stoma
Body Image With a Stoma With the weather getting warmer recently (although I now don’t know where the sun is hiding), body image is something that starts to spring to […]Read more >
The Positives of Stoma Life
The Positives of Stoma Life Being told you need stoma life can be daunting. You may have only ever heard brief snippets regarding stoma life and usually you will always […]Read more >
Benefits During Covid-19
Benefits During Covid-19 I keep getting repeated requests for advice as to what benefits can and can’t be claimed for both during the lockdown and for those who are sometimes […]Read more >
Covid 19, Self-Isolation and Managing With Stress
Covid 19, Self-Isolation and Managing With Stress As of the 23rd of March, the entire country is meant to be implementing lockdown, those of us with health issues are to […]Read more >
International Day of Happiness 2020: 5 Happy Things About Life With a Stoma
International Day of Happiness 2020: 5 Happy Things About Life With a Stoma Friday 20th March 2020 is International Day of Happiness. Since having my permanent ileostomy, “Stacey Stoma”, formed […]Read more >
Barrier Rings: Is Simplicity Key?
Are Barrier rings an accessory or for most of us a lifesaver that increases bag wear time and helps to prevent the odd mishap of a leak? Having played about with a few barrier rings and testing out a few, for me the Eakin slim works the best and is part of my stoma bag change routineRead more >
Our #BeTheChange Campaign
We launched our #BeTheChange Campaign with the aim of this campaign is to call for changes to be made in society – tackling everyday challenges that ostomates and more widely those with invisible illnesses may face.Read more >
To Change or Not to Change Your Stoma Bag?
When should you change your stoma bag? Is there a right or wrong way? Posting about being able to keep a baseplate on for 7 days with a 2-piece system caused a slight influx of comments and messages about how often others change their appliance.Read more >
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