The New Pelican ModaVi | Louise’s Experience
The New Pelican ModaVi | Louise’s Experience Guess what? Potter has a brand new bag and it is not in the form of a handbag. I have had to keep […]Read more >
Is There a Right or Wrong Way of Emptying Your Stoma Bag?
Is There a Right or Wrong Way of Emptying Your Stoma Bag? Myself being ever so curious & nosy I posted up polls across my handles at the beginning of […]Read more >
Weight Gain After Stoma Surgery
Weight Gain After Stoma Surgery I recently posted a Wayback Wednesday post on Instagram & Facebook. I got a fair few comments stating that this was not openly talked about […]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 >
Top 5 Clothing Hacks for Concealing Your Stoma Bag
Top 5 Clothing Hacks for Concealing Your Stoma Bag Let’s talk about fashion. I admit, ever since having my ileostomy 10 years ago, I always struggled to find ways 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 >
Trialling the Two-Piece Soft Convex
Oh my, trialling a new product when I am in love with the Pelican with added Vitamin E has made me feel like I am cheating on my favourite and go-to product for stoma life. I only decided to trial the bag as weight loss now means my current product is rather large and with my stoma output using the largest bag available is the best for my current needs.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 >
Dealing with Bag Leaks in Public
How do you deal with bag leaks in public? Louise shares her recent experience dealing with a major bag leak on the side of the road.Read more >
Can Weight Loss & Weight Gain Affect Our Stoma Site?
Over the last 3 years I have seen dramatic changes in my stoma site due to weight gain and weight loss. Writing this post will hopefully help others and give a bit more insight as to how this could potentially cause changes to your stoma site and help if you are having issues.Read more >