Ten Top Tips To Prepare For Ostomy Surgery

I got a whole day to get my head around the idea of having an ileostomy, many people don't get that long as it is often performed during emergency surgery.  For some however, the surgery is scheduled and they have some time to prepare.  Physically, this can be a blessing with more time to get … Continue reading Ten Top Tips To Prepare For Ostomy Surgery

Top Five Tips For Getting Through Chicken Pox

It is that time of year again and chicken pox is running rife!  My five year old niece has just gone down with it, just in time for the school Easter holidays.  My boys picked it up in April 2013 and I am pretty sure they got it from the swimming pool at the Havens … Continue reading Top Five Tips For Getting Through Chicken Pox

Sex With An Ostomy (and numerous other health issues)

So after doing the deed the other night I couldn't help but lay there giggling.  Luckily, it wasn't a reflection on the sex which was, as always, very good, but I realised that between us me and Ste had 'on' two ostomy bags, a Peg-J tube and three heat pads. I see many people on … Continue reading Sex With An Ostomy (and numerous other health issues)

Leo and Riley’s Sunday Night Takeover

The boys are back and they want to introduce the newest members of our family! Meet Dumbledore (left) and Severus (right) our new guinea pigs. The boys are in love and I must admit, they are super lovely and I may be a little bit too! Leo picked the name Dumbledore and Riley liked the … Continue reading Leo and Riley’s Sunday Night Takeover