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 >
PIP Assessment | What Is It & How Can You Benefit?
PIP Assessment | What Is It & How Can You Benefit? *This blog post is intended to give advice to ostomates, with the information given based on Louise’s personal experience. […]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 >
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 >
International Women’s Day: Appreciating Your Beauty
It took me a long time to learn how to love myself. I had my ostomy at the age of 13 so growing up and trying to fit in was a hard task. For a while I hated the way I looked, I hated that I couldn’t dress the same as my friends, I hated that I had scars and an ostomy. It took me over 5 years to finally realise that having scars is the norm for many people.Read more >
International Women’s Day: CrohnsFighting, Pelican & Me
International Women’s Day: CrohnsFighting, Pelican & Me Today is International Women’s Day and I was kindly asked by Pelican if I could write a post about myself for this and […]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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