by Nathan Wheeler

Getting Fit After Stoma Surgery

by Nathan Wheeler

In Nathan’s first blog of the year, he shares his top tips for getting into shape and how he started his fitness journey after stoma surgery.

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Categories: Surgery, Physical Activity, Mental Health

by Nathan Wheeler

The Internet Saved My Life

by Nathan Wheeler

Nathan shares how the groups and forums he found online helped build his confidence and enabled him to live a fuller life as an ostomate.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma

by Nathan Wheeler

Learning To Accept What Happened

by Nathan Wheeler

It took Nathan many years to accept his stoma surgery and ileostomy, but he is now at ease with his life as an ostomate and openly discusses what it’s like to have a stoma, raising awareness for others who may be struggling as he did. In this blog he shares a few of the things that helped him come to terms with his ileostomy.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Surgery, Mental Health

by Nathan Wheeler

Raise Awareness, Save Lives

by Nathan Wheeler

Nathan discusses the difference raising awareness of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis can make and how knowing more about IBD and stomas sooner would have changed his experience for the better.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Raising Awareness

by Nathan Wheeler

Sleepovers With An Ostomy

by Nathan Wheeler

Sleeping anywhere other than your own bed can cause anxiety for some ostomates, in this blog Nathan shares his experience with managing his stoma whilst staying out at other people’s houses.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Stoma Tips

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