Tag: ostomy

Stripping Down Baseplate Extenders – Worth The Hype?

Be aware – this post contains photos of sore skin 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…

Stinky Stanley – Coping With Smelly Output

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…

BlogMas Day Seventeen – Coping With A Stomach Bug When You Have An Ileostomy

I recently caught the dreaded diarrhoea and vomiting bug that seems very prevalent at the moment.  These kinds of bugs can be really dangerous for people with an ileostomy, mainly due to the ease we already become dehydrated even when not ill. Severe dehydration…

BlogMas Day Eight – Unboxing Stoma Supplies (video)

So thought I would mix it up a little bit and make a video instead of a written post for you all!  The link is And I hope you all enjoy it!  Don’t forget to subscribe to my YouTube channel to see more videos…

Am I Confident In The New Salts Confidence BE Ostomy Bags?

So there has been a lot of excitement surrounding the launch of the new Salts Confident BE ostomy bags and I was really looking forward to trying them out.  I use Salts bags anyway, so was really hoping to find out whether these would…