Mini Me Update : A&E & Emergency Surgery

Hellooo, how’s everyone doing? Firstly, my apologies for disappearing off the face of the earth suddenly for a while there. I tried to post the odd updates on Facebook and Instagram, but for those who…

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Bullying, Stomas & Stigma

To say that kids can be cruel is an understatement, and the impact is has on the recipient can be painfully damaging to say the least. Having a stoma can be hard for anyone. I…

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World Ostomy Day [ 6th October 2018 ]

  Today is October 6th and also World Ostomy Day. In raising awareness of stomas and working to reduce some of the stigma, days like this can be vitally important. Last year focused more on…

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Mini Update : Thank You, A&E & Poll Results

Birthday – Thanks Bunches For The Wishes! Firstly, thank you so much for the birthday wishes and for sharing your thoughts on birthdays. I’m heartened by each and every like and comment. I’m a little…

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Coming To Terms With Stoma Life

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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#Superstoma Colostomy Day – A Few Notes On The Prada Bag

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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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…

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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…

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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…

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Op Round-Up : Colectomy & Home

Firstly, I just want to say a huge thank you for all of the kind wishes and comments since I went in to hospital; I am more grateful than you will know, it has meant a…

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