Yes! Backpacking with an ostomy! I didn’t think it could be easily achieved with an ostomy but two of my friends have both gone off into the unknown and I asked them about what it was like for them and did they have to take anything special or take certain precautions. We are seeing more and […]
No matter how far along in your ostomy journey you are I fully believe it is a good idea to have what I call a “go bag” for different situations or reasons. You may have found the perfect routine which leaves you with next to no leaks now which is fantastic but there is always […]
This month’s company representative is Julie from Fittleworth, she came to do a talk at the Hambleton and Richmondshire Ostomy Support Group and I asked if she would be interested in taking part, she nicely agreed! Here she is with her other main love in life her dogs this one is called Rags.
As you all know our diets with our ostomies are unique to us. Although diet usually only affects urostomates with colour and odour it can be a whole different ball game when it comes to colostomates and ileostomates. This means it is important to pay attention to what we eat and no that doesn’t just […]
I more often than not sing the praises of my ileostomy and how it has given me a third chance at life, third time’s a charm so they say right? It really has improved my life and although I have other diagnosis’s to deal with that means I am not as healthy as I had […]
Yesterday our national treasure that is the National Health Service turned 70! That is quite an achievement since a lot of things have tried and are actively trying to tear it apart. It was formed back in 1948 on (obviously) the 5th of July as part of the social reforms after the Second World War.
This is one for the ladies! As we all know our time of the month can cause more hassle than it’s worth, what with the cramps and hormones to name a few. I conducted a poll to see if it was just me that found I suffered a lot since my ileostomy (I got sick […]
I thought I would talk about how I came to the decision of having a Barbie bum over a temporary ostomy. Now this isn’t as far as I’m aware for urostomates but it is an option for those going for a colostomy or an ileostomy. The first time having an ileostomy was brought up I […]
This week I want to talk about different ways raising funds for groups or charities can be useful not only for yourself but people on the whole. Everyone knows that feeling you get when you help someone or you do a sponsored event, yes having that nice warm fuzzy feeling inside can be deemed as […]
I met Terry last year at a local stoma open day and it was actually the first time I had heard of Peak Medical He also got the pleasure of getting baby Button cuddles! I asked him to join in with this interview series and he graciously accepted! Over to you Terry!