Sun, Sea & Stomas

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 you able to wear summery clothes? Where did you get that awesome skull bag cover from (it is awesome, isn’t…

All Things Ostomy – Got A Question?

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 it like living with one (can ostomates still swim, have sex, eat whatever they like, do they get pain, what…

Stoma Samples – UK & Int’l Suppliers

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 their website and offer samples, which is a great way of checking what’s available out there. Of course, while they…

Still Alive (Just A Zombified Version)

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 I couldn’t upload a Facebook update or blog post. Alas,¬†here it is. Still can’t function too well or See totally…

It’s Not Just Any Toilet, It’s An M&S Toilet!

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 aren’t there enough public toilets, but many aren’t “ostomate-friendly”, and when someone with a stoma accesses a disabled toilet it’s…

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