When you first get an ostomy, the world of products available can be a very disorientating and intimidating place. Do I need a ring? What is a flange? I decided to put together a glossary type guide to let you know what everything is, and what may be available that could solve a problem you … Continue reading The A to Z Of Stoma Products
So any one who follows me on Instagram and Facebook will have seen my sore skin photo caused by my use of the Brava Elastic Tape Extenders. If not here is what happened to my skin after wearing them for three days. My skin was weeping, extremely dry and bleeding in places, I even had … Continue reading Stripping Down Baseplate Extenders – Worth The Hype?
It's probably one of the biggest fears for new (and old) ostomates and people prior to having ostomy surgery - the smell factor. The fact is, we all poo and it all smells, but ostomy output can smell pretty strongly and as we have to empty them more frequently there is more chance you will … Continue reading Stinky Stanley – Coping With Smelly Output