Stoma open days are I find quite interesting and are the easiest way to interact with companies who specialise in all things ostomy related.
Now this can be quite a delicate subject for a lot of people but I personally feel that there is a link between mental health and chronic illness, it needs to be talked about more and the taboo veil lifted so people actually get help they may need without feeling judged.
Richard is the founder of #IBDhour over on Twitter, has appeared on The IBD and Ostomy Support Show with me and my co-hosts, the founder of the blog Gutless Dick and I’ve been lucky enough to meet him at this years Purple Wings Charity exhibition.
I spoke to Richard who hosts IBDhour and thought it maybe handy for those of you who enjoy a good twitter chat!
Hydration is something we all need to think about regardless of our health, because if we didn’t it can cause more harm than good.