You may have noticed across social media that this week is Crohn’s and Colitis awareness week; both of these are forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease and make up a substantial amount of the ostomates in the world. I wanted to talk to you a little bit about what each one is according to the medical […]
So if you have Inflammatory Bowel Disease you maybe aware that today (the 19th of May) it is World IBD Awareness Day. It is the official day (although most of us do it 24/7) to raise awareness of the ins and outs of our disease, how it affects our daily lives and that it isn’t […]
I have been talking to Arfaan on twitter for awhile, I love his positivity and how his stoma doesn’t stop him from living his life and playing tennis!
This instalment of “Let’s Be OstoMATES” is Graham, 45 years old and has had a stoma for 40 years. He has lived through the development of stoma care as we know it today.
In this latest edition of Let’s Be OstoMATES we have Sue who talks to us candidly about her experiences on the way to having her permanent ileostomy.
So today 19th of May was world IBD awareness day, in fact as you maybe aware May is IBD awareness month. Some people have been posting daily images of life with IBD or Inflammatory Bowel Disease, others have been more loud and proud about it both are great !Me? Well I’ve done some “ostobomb’s” to […]
I just wanted to take some time out this week and talk about a venture myself and a few friends have started up; The IBD and Ostomy Support Show.
I kinda wish I had published this one sooner because well it had me in stitches, I just love the way Mary writes to be perfectly honest! Let alone the way she describes being 18 is pretty much how i dealt with my late teens but I guess when you have been sick since you […]
Today I would like to talk to you all about a charity that means a lot to me… the Purple Wings Charity. They work with people with stoma’s due to IBD (or that get IBD after stoma surgery as it does happen) to help them regain confidence within themselves again. Lauren the founder has helped […]
I am very proud to introduce to you Laura from Stomalicious, I have been following her travels round the world with a stoma since just before I had mine formed in April of last year. She recently has moved from Australia to the UK and I got the chance to meet her in the flesh at […]