Taking your “dating status” out of the equation, having a stoma as a fact on its own and/or mental health problems can definitely be enough for one person to take on. However, it is also something that many potential partners would more than happily support you with. I’d say with either of those matters taken […]
Hi Comfizz readers! Over the next few weeks, I will be writing about several elements surrounding the invisible disability of mental health. In these posts, I will be discussing various mental health matters & sharing my own mental health experiences, as well as including some useful mental health contacts & some tips I find help […]
Having stoma surgery is definitely a big deal, whether for a temporary stoma or a permanent one. There is a lot of information out there that we all get bombarded with pre-surgery especially, leaving a lot of us feeling very overwhelmed and wondering where to start first when it comes to learning all about the […]
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.