Stoma reversal and bowel function

Jennie Burch explains how to manage changes in bowel function following reversal of a temporary stoma

Sport with a stoma (part 1): safe, strong and active

Conor Hamilton highlights how to overcome barriers to taking up sport after stoma surgery and where to find advice

Sport with a stoma (part 2): a passion for living

Caroline Bramwell describes how she took up competitive swimming, cycling and running after ileostomy surgery for ulcerative colitis

Sport with a stoma (part 3): from colitis to camogie

Aneica Duffy explains what it takes to play a highly physical endurance contact sport with an ileostomy

What to expect from pregnancy with a stoma

Alannah-Jayne Simpson shares what she has learned from her experience of being pregnant while liv-ing with an ostomy and Crohn’s disease

Stretching beyond limits: yoga with a stoma

Gemma Harris reveals how yoga can benefit ostomates both physically and mentally and strengthen self-belief following surgery

Five reasons I love my ostomy

Jeanne Dagna recounts a life-saving operation and explains why she is so grateful to have a permanent stoma

Back with a vengeance: taking control after stoma surgery

Steve Cartmail shares his story of toughing it out through ulcerative colitis, two parastomal hernias and lockdown weight gain

Motherhood, fitness, my ileostomy and me

Jessica Ormondroyd recalls how she regained her fitness and became a health and fitness coach after two eventful pregnancies, chronic illness and...

Loving life as a stoma care nurse with an ileostomy

Silvia Karina Moreira Seifert charts a life that has taken her from Crohn’s disease to an ostomy and a nursing career in Brazil and Chile

Staying strong

Luciana Podschun introduces the autumn 2021 issue of StomaTips

Caring for ourselves

Luciana Podschun introduces the 7th issue of StomaTips

Surgery school: operation preparation

Specialist nurse Catherine Jones shares her experience of running a Surgery School for people undergoing an operation to form a stoma

Bowel cancer: how we catch it, how we cure it

Janaína Maria Felix explains how nurses and doctors are able to detect and treat colorectal cancers

Maintaining healthy peristomal skin

Sue Pridham explains how to avoid, spot and resolve any problems affecting the skin around your stoma