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Sex With An Ostomy (and numerous other health issues)

So after doing the deed the other night I couldn't help but lay there giggling.  Luckily, it wasn't a reflection on the sex which was, as always, very good, but I realised that between us me and Ste had 'on' two ostomy bags, a Peg-J tube and three heat pads. I see many people on… Continue reading Sex With An Ostomy (and numerous other health issues)

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#bagroulette – My review of the Coloplast Sensura Mio

It's week three of #bagroulette and this week we are trying out Stephie's brand of bag, the Coloplast Sensura Mio. I have used these bags previously and didn't get on with them so was a little nervous about this one. Although I loved alot about them, I had so many leaks and as it was… Continue reading #bagroulette – My review of the Coloplast Sensura Mio

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Dressing With An Ostomy – My Story With Clothes Since Surgery

WithI found out I was having surgery and an ileostomy the day before it happened, It all happened pretty quickly but as I had been a member of a few IBD support groups for about 8 months by then, I felt a little calmer and more assured after seeing so many amazing people still living… Continue reading Dressing With An Ostomy – My Story With Clothes Since Surgery

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Dressing With An Ostomy Week – Bellies Clothes Donate or Swap Group

Has anyone heard of the Bellies Clothes Donate Or Swap group? People with IBD can often be affected by unintended weight loss and gain due to their disease or medication. This affects the clothes size you wear and often results in your wardrobe being half full of clothes you can no longer wear. Two lovely… Continue reading Dressing With An Ostomy Week – Bellies Clothes Donate or Swap Group

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Dressing With An Ostomy Week – Jasmine Stacey Collection

Well, where does any good outfit start...with the underwear of course!  Jasmine Stacey has Crohn's disease and aged 20 was operated on giving her a permanent ileostomy.  After her operation she tried to seek out sexy, pretty underwear that she used to wear prior to her surgery and struggled.  She was determined to help other… Continue reading Dressing With An Ostomy Week – Jasmine Stacey Collection

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It’s Not A Competition And We Can Wear White!

This is something I wrote yesterday on my Facebook page after seeing this post and the responses. I'm not sure whether this post was written in a celebratory manner or not but there were lots of derogatory comments about Sam Faiers and 'how ill' she is. Now I don't agree with all she has said… Continue reading It’s Not A Competition And We Can Wear White!

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Hit or Miss Recommendations

Since the weather has started improving I've had some issues with underneath my stoma bag getting sweaty, especially when I wear high waisted trousers. This makes me uncomfortable and even though it's not smelly it is unpleasant to feel 'damp' underneath my bag and I worry it could cause issues with the bag sticking to… Continue reading Hit or Miss Recommendations