Intra-Abdominal Abscess: What Is It & How Are They Treated?
Intra-Abdominal Abscess: What Is It & How Are They Treated? Let’s talk about the above mentioned. It is rarely blogged about but it has been a common feature in my […]Read more >
What Is Stoma Dilation?
What Is Stoma Dilation? Happy April my lovely Pelican readers! I hope April has started off as a good month for you & that you feel like a bit of […]Read more >
Surgical Drain Management After Stoma Surgery
Surgical Drain Management After Stoma Surgery With stoma surgery there comes the risk of being sent home with a surgical drain being left in situ if the exudate drainage is […]Read more >
Q&A With Louise: Common Stoma Surgery Questions
Q&A With Louise: Common Stoma Surgery Questions As part of my accounts, I regularly get messages or questions on my posts or on a blog post that has gone live. […]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 >
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 >
Barbie Butt: My Experience and Tips & Tricks
Barbie Butt: My Experience and Tips & Tricks Hello all, I hope you’re keeping okay! Today I’m going to chat a little about my experience of having Barbie Butt surgery […]Read more >
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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