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 >
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 >
Moving Stress and Checklist
Having a stoma means there are things we need to get sorted in the process of moving. Check out Louise’s checklist to help make the moving process a lot easier.Read more >
Amy’s Review: Vitamin E Adhesive Remover Spray
Last month I got in touch with Pelican Healthcare to ask them if I could sample their new Vitamin E Elements range. Within a few days I was sent a cute little box (purple too, woo!) full of Vitamin E goodies to try including adhesive remover spray and wipes and also some barrier wipes. Here’s how I got on…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 >
University with a Stoma: Surviving Freshers Week
The truth is that the journey and transition to university is huge for anyone and everyone let alone throwing having an ostomy or a chronic illness into the cocktail – I’d be worried if you weren’t just a little nervous! However, there is no reason why you shouldn’t have the best time or why you shouldn’t join in on any of the chaos.Read more >
Holiday Packing Checklist
As an ostomate it means I have to prepare for a week’s holiday like an army sergeant. Going away for 7 days means daily changes due to swimming, sea adventures and daily showers. How much do I take?Read more >
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