Tag: ileostomy

To Reverse Or Not To Reverse, That Is The Question

When my stoma was formed last year, my surgeon told me that there was a possibility of a reversal in the future. There are many factors for me that will influence whether this could go ahead including the medication I am on and have…

My Stoma Bag Changing Routine

Tonight I thought I would share my stoma bag changing routine with you! I change my bag every evening after my shower. Some people choose to leave their bag on longer and change once every 3 to 4 days. It’s personal preference and what…

Well This Wasn’t Part Of The Plan!

One minute you think you just need a day of rest…The next you are being admitted 🙈 Tonight I’m spending the night in hospital on IV steroids, fluids, pain meds and anti sickness awaiting gastro and rheumatology doctors to come sort me out on…

An Introduction

I wrote my first blog post almost 10 months ago, just after turning 30 and going through what was probably the toughest 8 months of my life. I then kept it to myself as I thought no one would want to read it! Fast…