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
Well today is my first Christmas with a stoma and I went into today with some fear from reading different articles talking about the “Do’s and Don’t’s” of the festive period. I’m NOT going to do that but talk about what my day ended up being like because well I can lol.
I checked my Twitter account this morning and was shocked and appalled to find that people have been using ostomy bag’s as an insult. There is a LOT of stigma around ostomies and we don’t need more grief from absolute ignorant imbeciles! Read more
As we near the end of Crohns and Colitis Awareness Week I thought I would share some of the blog/vlogs that I read regularly or I used to help with my research into life with an ostomy before my surgery and deserve some bloglovin’. These are all in no particular order! Read more
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
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.
There is a lot of buzz in the ostomy world regarding exercise and fitness helped along by the amazing Zoey Wright placing second in the Pure Elite Pro show recently. Not to mention she will be in the finals VERY shortly, I know you can do it! But you don’t have to be a pro athlete or a fitness fanatic to enjoy exercise or work on your core with an ostomy. Read more