Tag: ostomy

What Is Body Confidence?

I was in a relationship for years with a man who I believe may have narcissistic tendancies. A man who emotionally abused me. First, came the love bombing. The constant adoration, the you are so amazing and look, so am I taking you on expensive holidays and dates […]

Thickening Stoma Output

Ostomy output can vary in consistency.  In general an ileostomy output will be more watery than that from a colostomy.  The problem with a watery output is that it can easily lead to dehydration.  Stoma nurses will generally advise that you aim for a consistency like porridge.  This […]

Dehydration With An Ostomy

Please note – I am not a medical professional and this is written based on my experiences, information I have been told and things I have researched.  If you are having issues with staying hydrated or an overly active and watery output, please contact your stoma nurse or […]