National Shortage of Dioralyte

Some of the ingredients! For those who suffer from dehydration, relying on hydration sachets is super important. Sadly, there is a national shortage of Dioralyte and a lot of people are struggling to get any at all. I'm going to share the St.Marks Solution which originates from the top bowel hospital in the UK called... Continue Reading →

Quick, Affordable Ostomy Fashion

9 months post partum/c-section! Its not uncommon for your body to change after surgery for a stoma and, sometimes, it can go back to normal, other times, not so much. The financial impact surgery can have on an ostomate, can literally come out of nowhere. So, how can we adapt to our new bodies? For... Continue Reading →

Ostomy Ballooning

Ballooning can be an issue you may face when you are an ostomate, with either an Ileostomy or Colostomy. As a urostomy is a bladder stoma, you will find you won't experience this, unless you have other things going on. After surgery, within the first few days, up to a week, or even months, ballooning... Continue Reading →

Healthy Eating With An Ostomy

Recently, my partner and I have been calorie counting and eating much more healthy. If you are new to my blog or didn't know, my partner also has an Ileostomy and we both have Crohns Disease. Six months ago, I had a c section to have our son Odin and since then, I have put... Continue Reading →

A Letter To My Son

Once you have a son, life is never the same and you find it hard to imagine what your life was like before he made his appearance into this world.  It is the most wonderful feeling to be a mum! I wanted to write a letter to my son so when he is older, he... Continue Reading →

Travelling

Waiting for the train. 15/03/21 Travelling for the first time on my own since having Odin has felt so strange. I've missed him from the minute my partner drove away in the car. Finally, after being on the train for a half hour, I was able to relax and enjoy the Scottish scenery we are... Continue Reading →

Chronically Ill Parenting

My new YouTube channel series! A bit late to the party! However, my new YouTube series is now up and running after months of wanting to do it! Once a month, I will be interviewing chronically ill parents, ostomates, those who suffer with mental health and also interviewing those who have struggled and do struggle... Continue Reading →

ModaVi Bag Review

This week I was sent samples of the new ModaVi bags to try from Pelican Healthcare! As promised, I would try them and write my review on my blog as well as sending feedback through the feedback link. How do they feel? Honestly the fabric feels amazing and soft, like suede! The flange is also... Continue Reading →

Addiction

In the last 5 years, the world has seen an opioid crisis become worse and worse. People overdosing due to building up such a high tolerance to pain medications, many don't make it out. After my first major surgery in 2015 I was one of those people amongst that crisis, I was 20 years old.... Continue Reading →

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