A few weeks ago my husband complained to me about his blisters. He said they were ‘agony‘… He probably should have known better than to say this to me, because rather than offering […]
This blog is hilarious – written and drawn by Allie – an artist. Her musings and cartoons about depression (and her not-very-bright dog) are brilliant! http://hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.co.uk/
There is a lot of emphasis online about healing yourself with nutrition, a healthy lifestyle and positive attitude. All of these things are great and they work for many people, […]
Dehydration is a big problem when you have active IBD or a pouch. Some days it seems impossible to drink enough, when water is quite literally pouring out of you faster […]
This is what a stoma looks like. My scars are still healing in this picture, they have lightened up a lot over time.
You can still have fun with clothes if you have a stoma 🙂 After my surgery, I really thought that I wouldn’t be able to wear what I wanted. I […]
As everyone with a stoma knows, waistbands aren’t great. The last thing you want is a rigid band of material cutting off the flow into your bag. I had given […]
When I contemplated going on my first beach holiday after my stoma surgery, I was determined that I would be swimming in the sea and lying on the beach. But […]