Appointments Appointments

general appointments

Today I had an appointment with General Surgery (General Surgery *salute* to all you HIMYM fans out there) I thought I would be seeing my surgeon but nope I saw the Stoma nurse which was fine because that’s who I wanted to see anyway! I needed some more barrier rings and my peristomal skin is quite sore again. *Naked Stoma* straight off the bat in the post!

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My first Night Out Post Op Was A Hen Party

hen party with a stoma

In less than 4 weeks my brother in law is going to marry the most important woman in his life, the nicest girl in the world. Last night was her Hen Do, for my readers across the pond it’s another word for batchelorette party. I can tell you now I was so nervous about going, being in a proper night out outfit, being around pretty and slim girls made me feel incredibly self conscious even though I knew everyone there. But it was my first night out since having my ileostomy surgery in April. Read more

Reasons To Be Cheerful 1 2 3

reasons to be cheerful 1 2 3

I’ve been talking to someone via my Facebook page for the blog. I mentioned about doing a sort of positive thought board. So when they felt fed up they could look at it and see how far they have come. I do these quite frequently they vary between lists, pictures well anything visual! In a way my blog posts can be included too. Read more

What The…?

ileostomy bag position

So apparently when I’m looking in the mirror to put my bag on and not really paying attention I put my bag on with a major wonk! I did it last night and thought F*@# it but oh my God it drove me insane today. It made me feel EVEN fatter than I have in awhile, which is not a good thing for me to be feeling so I definitely need to start paying attention to my bag’s position when I apply it. Read more