Support Support Wherever You Are!

support support wherever you are

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

Christmas With An Ostomy – Newbie Style

christmas with an ostomy newbie style

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

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.

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Say Hello To The Comfizz Christmas Fairy!

comfizz christmas product bundle

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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IBD Awareness BlogLovin!

IBD awareness bloglovin'

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

Trio Ostomy Care: Travel Tips

trio ostomy care travel tips

This is the first booklet in what I can gather is going to work into a series from Trio Ostomy Care. I have already received their booklet on healthy eating which was also pretty interesting and had some ideas for recipes. It’s not just summer we all go on holiday, I know plenty of people jetting off for winter sun holidays (lucky sods) so this is worth getting.

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Tiger Army Never Dies! Gigging With An Ostomy 

tiger army never dies - giggin with an ostomy

Hey guys so I got to see my absolute favourite band a couple of nights ago. If you hadn’t guessed by the title that band is none other than Tiger Army an outstanding psychobilly punk band. I’m that obsessed that I have three tattoos to them although one ended up stuffing up but hey ho! Anyway I wouldn’t be a very good Punk Rock Ostomate if I didn’t start going to the odd gig again would I?

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How Strong Is Your Core?

how strong is your core?

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