There are a lot of mixed feelings when it comes to the flu jab and I just wanted to talk about how I have dealt with the flu jab this week and my reasons for having it.
We often worry about what to take for ourselves in a hospital bag for surgery but what should or could we do for those we love that maybe going in for surgery or frequent hospital stays? Last month two of my fellow co hosts of The IBD and Ostomy Support Show have gone in for surgery and […]
So you may be thinking what on earth does this topic have to do with a blog about ostomies. Well pregnancy and infant loss is very close to my heart and actually in my mind has a lot to do with my ostomy. Feel free to read on but I understand if this topic maybe […]
Do you find you get a fair few boxes once you have used your supplies? Have you ever thought of a use for them rather than just putting them in the recycling? Well I have come up with an idea to make use of them! Now this does have to do with my daughters reception […]
Whether it’s your kids, your grandchildren or even nieces and nephews; children can be a handful and from what my parents have said even when they move out! We all know that when you are “normal person sick” it is hard enough looking after yourself sometimes let alone with little ones running around. So being […]
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.
If you use social media you may have seen the influx of people claiming to “cure” or “reverse” Inflammatory Bowel Disease! Which to anyone that has or had that knows it’s a load of tripe! So I thought I would offer up my personal opinion, on these diets and cures.
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.
…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 […]