Tag: ileostomy

Travelling With Chronic Illness – The Sunflower Lanyard Scheme

Good morning and happy Friday – it is almost the weekend! Many people are looking forward to their upcoming Summer getaways, but unfortunately for people with chronic illnesses, this isn’t always the case. Travelling can add an extra set of worries to your list… Continue Reading “Travelling With Chronic Illness – The Sunflower Lanyard Scheme”

Ostomy 101 – How I Keep The Skin Around My Stoma Healthy

One issue that many people struggle with is keeping the skin around their stoma happy and healthy. Constantly being covered and having an adhesive baseplate put on and ripped off regularly can create a number of skin issues for ostomates. I am very lucky… Continue Reading “Ostomy 101 – How I Keep The Skin Around My Stoma Healthy”

Ostomy 101 – Drunk In Charge Of A Stoma

Please note – I am not medically trained and am sharing tips and things I have learnt through personal experience. If you have a concern please consult your stoma nurse or doctor Tuesday was my birthday and tomorrow night I am heading out with… Continue Reading “Ostomy 101 – Drunk In Charge Of A Stoma”

An Interview With… Danny Callaghan AKA DC vs UC

Happy new year! I hope everyone reading had a lovely Christmas and Covid didn’t spoil too many plans! I had a fab time with the boys and other family members – as my Aunty and Uncle had come down with Covid we also saw… Continue Reading “An Interview With… Danny Callaghan AKA DC vs UC”

Ostomy 101 – Can You Wear Jeans? With I Am Denim

One of the most frequently asked questions of me, by someone facing or who has just had stoma surgery, is about what you can wear after surgery. Well the short answer is… whatever you want! I would advise caution in those early months, when… Continue Reading “Ostomy 101 – Can You Wear Jeans? With I Am Denim”