09 December, 2019
If you’re after a last minute present or would like to order some of our literature please note our last posting day for a pre Christmas delivery is December 18th. Anything ordered after the 18th will be dispatched in the new year.
02 December, 2019
This week is Crohn’s & Colitis awareness week.
It takes guts to talk about these conditions, just like it takes guts to talk about ‘Living with a stoma’. Don’t be afraid to shout out
26 November, 2019
“The recovery from the, so I am told, “complex and quite major operation” has been testing my patience, but this is where the challenge has been so helpful. From where I was in September I thought 50 miles would be good. In fact I did double that. I have gone back to the gym twice a week and am starting to work on my stamina”.
This is Ian’s stoma 66 story…
21 November, 2019
“The great thing about Team Colostomy UK is the variety of experience, from hugely experienced rugby league players, to those like me, who have never stepped on a rugby pitch before. The match wasn’t about winning or losing, with Team Colostomy UK it’s the taking part and not the try scoring that counts. All players are welcome; it’s all about tackling the stoma stigma”
14 November, 2019
With our next Active Ostomates swim taking place in Blackpool on 24th November, Tasha Critchley shares her top tips for swimming with a stoma.
11 November, 2019
After being diagnosed with ulcerative colitis at 19, I experienced symptoms for the next ten years. I was given various steroids and anti-inflammatory medications but nothing seemed to work. I did my best to live as ‘normal’ a life as possible but looking back now, I wish I had opted for stoma surgery years earlier!