Jasmine Stacey is an ostomate herself who prides herself making exquisite lingerie for any woman who likes a bit of class and to feel sexy but also keeps in mind women with ostomies. Some of her lingerie (Black Widow) can be worn with the Comfizz waistband if preferred.

Have you thought about exercising since having your stoma? We’re you a keen runner or swimmer before your surgery? Or did you want to get into it and just feel too poorly before your surgery? Well exercise with an ostomy can be achieved safely with just a few simple steps.

I would like to talk to you about stoma covers, there are many different people doing it now either as a business or for themselves and they are all fantastic, I can barely sew so hats off to each and every one of them. But in this post I will talk about Lisa from Stoma […]

…When you’re not strong, sorry I just thought I would sing to you there! But seriously has there been times when you have thought “I really wish I had someone to talk to about *insert problem*” ? Well I’m here to let you know that there are plenty of different ways to interact with others […]

Hi everyone I just wanted to tell you about the “Riksack” invented by Stomaworks. You may have seen it on ITV’s “This Morning” last year. I had heard about it just before my surgery late April last year but was in hospital when I wanted to watch it, although I tend to find unless I’m […]

Ostomate Travel I love to travel, but as an ostomate I’ve not been fortunate to go abroad since 2013. I do enjoy weekends away around the UK and the odd night to a fancy event. Before having my stoma I just needed to know where a toilet was in case I needed it sharpish. Now […]

Welcome to our first instalment in the Let’s Be OstoMATES series. This is where people from all walks of life who have had ostomy surgeries of all kinds (hopefully) can tell us their story, how it has affected them and how they have overcome any challenges. I think in some cases stomas can make people […]