The Blue Badge scheme is a disabled parking permit but more commonly known as a disabled badge. This is where a blue badge is visible in your vehicle window to allow you or the person transporting you to park in disabled parking spaces. How to qualify? I'm asked this question quite frequently, as recent as... Continue Reading →
Stoma Products Review: Confidence Be Soft Convex Stoma Bag
Today is Wednesday the 3rd of July and I have finally received the Confidence Be Soft Convex black drainable bags in the post! As today is bag change day, I am going to be trying the bag sample out! First impressions of the bags are great! Very soft, lightweight and aesthetically pleasing! Putting the bag... Continue Reading →
What’s Your Story? Meet Lisa!
Lisa (37) was diagnosed at age 21 with Crohn's Disease. During Lisa's time with Crohn's Disease, she has had to endure 7 surgeries, 3 abscesses, 1 drain, numerous hospital stays (longest one being 5 months) and many complications, infections and procedures all whilst working full time as a nurse. For the past 10 years Lisa... Continue Reading →
Where Did HIV and AIDS Come From?
After watching the documentary about Freddie Mercury and the film Bohemian Rhapsody, I wanted to find out more about where the diseases HIV and AIDS came from. The impact that these two diseases have brought to people in several countries was and has been catastrophic. Let's talk about HIV and AIDS - HIV broken down... Continue Reading →
Colostomy UK Events!
The Colostomy UK charity supports and empowers people living with a stoma. This year they have some fantastic events for ostomates to attend and the best part...? for FREE! Yes you read that correct! Ostomates can gain confidence and be active without the worry of funding it themselves. A little more about Colostomy UK; As... Continue Reading →
The Purple Wings Calendar Photoshoot!
Myself and The Purple Wings charity would be so grateful if you could sponsor me for the 2020 Ostomy Calendar Photoshoot!
This will be my first photoshoot with my Ileostomy also known as a stoma! I have been fundraising for this charity for a short period of time and I really hope I can get sponsors and fundraise, so that ostomates can regain their confidence during and after surgery for a stoma.
About The Charity:
“,17,100 people need stoma surgery each year.
Purple Wings is Here to Help
Recover, Adapt & Overcome
The vision of the charity is to help ostomates regain confidence through our Time for Me Grants. This is a tailor made service and is very much based on a relationship built between the person applying for the grant and all of us here at the charity. It might be that a person really…
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My Favourite Places to Visit in Scotland!
If you live in Scotland, there are some amazing places to visit. There are still some other places I would like to visit too! Here's a list of my favourite places to visit! Cullen. A sea-side town with an amazing beach and the ice cream shop there makes the most amazing ice cream I have... Continue Reading →
The Purple Wings Calendar Photoshoot!
Myself and The Purple Wings charity would be so grateful if you could sponsor me for the 2020 Ostomy Calendar Photoshoot! This will be my first photoshoot with my Ileostomy also known as a stoma! I have been fundraising for this charity for a short period of time and I really hope I can get... Continue Reading →
I have experienced and noticed many issues people can have such as a sore spot or sore skin after a bag leak, which leaves us wondering what on earth to use when these things happen. So, I am passing onto you what has been passed onto me that has worked, from items that you may... Continue Reading →
Coping With Grief
Grief is an unimaginably painful thing to go through and live with on a daily basis. It's a pain you can't describe in great detail apart from a piece of your heart is just gone, dark like an empty room with no lights on.. when nobody is home. Like many, grief has happened in my... Continue Reading →