Are you new to having an ostomy? Did you know you if you maybe eligible (UK only) to get up to 6 garments a year which usually include underwear, support garments and support belts. In this post I want to talk to you a little about how you go about using this service.
Do you find that some of the products you can get from your delivery/appliance companies to hold your ostomy items seems a bit clinical or not quite your style? Well a new company called Beyond Definition has come up with a new way to carry your supplies that don’t look clinical and are both unisex […]
This week I would like to talk to you about how you store your ostomy supplies! This is very individual and there is no right or wrong way to store your bits and bobs and sometimes can depend on how much space you have available to you and how many supplies you need at any […]
Now some of you may think why does a support wear company have a blog that doesn’t talk in depth about it’s products? Well there are a couple of reasons for that, firstly the website does the talking for that and I’m certainly not an expert on the ins and outs of each garment and […]
Look no further than the Stomawise Ostobears; these bears are bigger than the other toys we have looked at over the last few weeks and far more plush which is the perfect for squishes and lets face it who doesn’t want a hug when tired, scared or upset? We can’t always be there for our […]
Carrying on from last weeks post on I.C.O.E.F I thought I would talk about the other options out there to help with either your child coming to terms with having an ostomy or you having one. This week we are looking at Buttony Bear who has his own very active Twitter account!
Please say you also sung that as the old disco song D.I.S.C.O! I did and part of me is NOT ashamed! But what is I.C.O.E.F I hear you ask? Well it is the International Children’s Ostomy Education Foundation; which is a registered charity that has been specifically set up for children with varying types of […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]