Some people get a day. Some may get a week, a month, a year. Others may get no warning, simply waking up with a new life. From IBD and cancer, to colonic inertia, pelvic floor…

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Saturday 7th October 2017 marks Colostomy Day and I wanted to do a little something for it. I’m glad I wrote most of this the other day but sadly I haven’t done the photos I…

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Some people have asked me how I got on going on holiday with a stoma. Can you swim? Can you eat? Was insurance expensive? Did you get leaks, did you struggle with the heat, were…

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Unless you have a reason to read up on ostomies and stomas, or perhaps know someone with one, then you may not know all that much about them. It’s more than just a ‘bag’. What’s…

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Want to try something new, see what products are available, and decide whether there’s something more effective than what you’re using before ordering a full size quantity? Many brands and providers list their range on…

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I’m sorry for the delay in posting something up. I’ve been so out of it with drugs and pain that I’ve really done much of anything, and then technology decided to become the enemy so…

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Considering our society in the Western World is so advanced, it baffles me that we’re so far behind both in something so basic as decent loo provisions, and in our views on disability. Not only…

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Stoma Aid was developed as an initiative to help those in developing countries that don’t have access to, or can’t afford, stoma supplies. Learning more about what ostomates go through in other countries when they…

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Sorry I’ve not been around this past week for posts and emails. I’ve been in hospital after being admitted to A&E again… Fun times! On the plus side, I couldn’t get enough of this guy. Jasper…

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I posted a little guide to hernias and support wear not too long ago, which you can read here. I wanted to do a quick review on some of the support wear I’ve got for…

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