Archive for the Stomas Category

Should You Change What You Wear After Surgery?

Should You Change What You Wear After Surgery?

Should You Change What You Wear After Surgery? That is the question. How many of you sacrifice your fashion sense due to having a stoma? Surgery may change you physically but that doesn’t mean that it should change you. Here is how I have not sacrificed my dress

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Common Misconceptions About Stomas

Common Misconceptions About Stomas

Common Misconceptions About Stomas. Over the years I have heard so many different comments about stomas. Fact vs fiction of who should and shouldn’t have a stoma. Along with being told you’re too young etc. So what have you been told about your stoma? What are peoples misconceptions?

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Does Having An Ostomy Affect My Sex Life?

Does Having An Ostomy Affect My Sex Life?

Does Having An Ostomy Affect My Sex Life? Mum if you do happen to read this I would like to say sorry and you might want to stop reading now. So, one of the most common asked questions in any support group is how do I have

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Reasons I Love My Stoma

Reasons I  Love My Stoma

Reasons I Love My Stoma. This blog post was originally going to be titled reasons to love my stoma in the winter but due to me possibly getting rather crass I decided to change the title. Now for the majority of us ending up with a temporary

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Periods,Contraception & IBD Guest Blog

Periods,Contraception & IBD Guest Blog

Periods,Contraception & IBD Guest Blog.I have been asked by the lovely Natalie aka The Spoonie Mummy to write a guest blog to talk about the impact my periods have on me and daily life. I will also be writing about contraception methods used over the years to

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My Review Of The Trio Ostomy Pearls

My Review Of The Trio Ostomy Pearls

My Review Of The Trio Ostomy Pearls. I have high liquid output due to how my ileostomy was created. I have been fed up with filter leaks due to the output and decided to try and give some of these a test run. My Review Of The

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My Review Of Comfizz Support Wear

My Review Of Comfizz Support Wear

My Review Of Comfizz Support Wear. We recently had the owners of Comfizz join us on The IBD & ostomy support show to discuss hernia support wear and hernia prevention. Are you wearing support wear? Have you suffered from hernias? My Review Of Comfizz Support Wear Over

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My Stoma Supply Storage and Ordering System

My Stoma Supply Storage and Ordering System

My Stoma Supply Storage and Ordering System.Having an ostomy for life means having monthly delivery’s for your stoma supplies. Now monthly storage for these Stoma supplies can get tedious and bulky. It all comes in big boxes and stacking them up can take up a lot of

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Travelling Abroad With My Stoma For The First Time

Travelling Abroad With My Stoma For The First Time

Travelling Abroad With My Stoma For The First Time. I have been to Spain for a weeks family holiday and it is the first time I have travelled abroad in heat since my Stoma surgery in November. So what do I need to take with me and

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#ThaiTuesdays Hot & Sour Chicken Noodle Soup

#ThaiTuesdays Hot & Sour Chicken Noodle Soup

#ThaiTuesdays Hot & Sour Chicken Noodle Soup. I personally eat a lot of Thai food because I find it healthy. I can for the most part stick to lowfodmap and it does not disagree with Bertha my stoma. I have noodles for my lunch most days or if I’m

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