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Three Months

This time three months ago, I was lying in a drugged state in a hospital bed, sore and unable to move, with my body fundamentally changed in the way it worked. 442 more words


The Poo Pew Predicament

I have an amazing tip for the pew of poo. When you have great advice, it HAS to be
shared. Even if it is uncomfortable to… 1,116 more words

Crohn's Disease

Bag change in a Barn

That title is as literal as it can get. Last weekend, at the start of our Merlin Roadtrip, and in the middle of nowhere, I discovered my bag was leaking. 382 more words


2nd inning

In past two years of my life as a surgery resident, i have got a chance to see the society in a different light. Most of the times, it has been very satisfying to see the patients free of agony post surgery and walk home with a smile. 494 more words

Focus on the good and the little things you can change, the rest will follow

So it’s Bowel Cancer Awareness Month and I thought today I would write about thinking differently, I can only draw on my own personal experience as this is all I have. 308 more words

Bowel Cancer

Stoma Open Day will raise awareness

Patients who have a stoma will be able to find out more about the latest products and developments during a drop-in event.

Specialist Nurses at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital have organised a Stoma Open Day at The Great Barn, Knights Hill Hotel, on Friday, 10th May. 154 more words

Media Release

My Stoma and The Bomb Squad

Post cancer, travelling with a Stoma does have its difficulties, I irrigate daily allowing me to just wear a patch rather than a bag, to this end I have to take my irrigation pump which goes in my main luggage, a manual backup and all my patches and wipes for my stay, Which I put in my hand luggage. 254 more words

Bowel Cancer