Finding Confidence & Motivation Following Stoma Surgery
Regaining your confidence and motivation after surgery can take time. Remember slow and steady wins the race. Rushing your recovery can hinder your progress. Everything takes time.Read more >
How to Prepare for Stoma Surgery
My operation was in 2011 so it feels a long time away now but I can still remember quite a bit about it. I was 19 at the time & even though it hadn’t been mentioned until a few months before it became a reality, I wanted it to happen so that I could hopefully start building a life.Read more >
What Would I Tell Earlier Self About Life with a Stoma?
Thinking back to when I got my first stoma I didn’t even think about what it was. The surgery was an emergency; I was on life support when it was carried out. I literally had no choice in the matter. I woke up after 3 weeks and it was just sitting there with tubes coming out of it and a bag covering the offending little pink thing that was stitched to my stomach.Read more >
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