Ostomy Bag Roulette – Ordering Stoma Bags

ordering stoma bag online

So as Louise mentioned in the link we are doing a sort of trial and review on the stoma bags we use and send them to each other to see how we each get on with them, which we will cover on The IBD and Ostomy Support Show. Now *disclaimer* we each have had our stoma’s long enough to know what is normal for our peristomal skin and what isn’t. We are going to be honest with our reviews of each bag and maybe even find one that works better than our current bag. As Rachel’s ileostomy Bob has prolapsed we have decided it is safer for her not to take part and she will trial urostomy products instead. So cue what to us is essentially ostomy bag roulette! Read more

Check Your Stock…Are You Over Ordering?

how much stock do you have

And like me not actually realising it? Now I have been really good when it had come to the bags, I asked my delivery company which is Securicare awhile back to put the bags on hold. This was partly to do with pregnancy affecting my skin and how it took to the bags. But I received a phone call on Monday from Securicare as a courtesy to see if my order needed changing. Now I dropped a few things and only added one, but it made me think do I really need everything on my order? And what did I have in stock? Read more

It Will Be Alright On The Night!

first episode of the IBD and ostomy support show

Our first show went live last night which you can watch *here* I personally found it better to watch via my phone than streaming it to the TV. Which you can see here! We decided to give our own feedback on our first show so you can get a glimpse of some behind the scene action!

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Let Me Proudly Introduce – The IBD and Ostomy Support Show

the IBD and ostomy support show

Well then this is a rather exciting topic for me to be talking about! Myself and three for now other women (one sneaky one is hiding in the wings but for now will remain a surprise) will be taking to your screens once a week to talk about life with IBD and ostomies! In our very own SHOW! So even if you don’t have IBD but you have a stoma you are still included!  Read more

Let’s Thicken It Up!

thickening up your output

Yep we all have times when our output/stool/poop whatever you like to call it doesn’t want to play ball and goes super liquidy. You don’t always want to take loperamide or just can’t seem to take enough to make a difference. Hopefully this little list could make all the difference to give you some relief, because let’s face it most of us have spent far too much of our lives on the toilet before our ostomies. Read more

Support Support Wherever You Are!

hambleton and ricchmondshire ostomy support group

Hi everyone! Yesterday was the first meeting of the Hambleton and Richmondshire Ostomy Support Group! It has been in the works for a few months and has been a niggling thought in two fellow ostomate’s minds as well! I was so glad that I had other people to help expand this little idea of ours into a reality and you can too! (Do I care I’ve used a LOT of exclamation marks? nah I’m excited *insert cheesy grin*)  Read more

The Brains Behind the Boudoir: Jasmine Stacey A Lingerie Interview.

lingerie - jasmine stacey an interview

To kick my first post of the year off I thought I would raise awareness for a small business that I not only adore but is ostomy related! So let me introduce Jasmine Stacey the brains and beauty behind Jasmine Stacey Collection. I have previously reviewed the Black Widow lingerie set that I got in limited edition red which you can read here.

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Say Hello To The Comfizz Christmas Fairy!

comfizz product bundles

So the lovely people over at Comfizz have devised some really awesome support wear product bundles! They have been made with different uses in mind to make things a bit easier and save you some money!

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CliniMed Hyperseal/Hydro Frame: Review

clinimed review

I got a leaflet through the post awhile back to try a sample of CliniMed’s manuka honey based items, which are barrier rings and flange extenders. I thought why not I’m always up for trying something new and I have been suffering from a bit of sore skin that I really can’t seem to budge. Read more

Jasmine Stacey Collection: Bringing Sexy Back

jasmine stacey collection

I have something a little special to show you all. I met Jasmine at the Purple Wings Charity event and we talked about all sorts, she instantly can make you feel at ease as she is so genuine. She is also very passionate about her products and making the women who wear them stoma or no stoma feel sexy.

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