One year on – some thoughts looking forward and back on life with a colostomy
Looking back 6 months reviewing events leading up to my operation.
Getting used to my ‘ner normal’ – life six month in, post operation
A quick shave and a slow run I had a couple of near leaks this week, nothing serious, but they were down to my laziness. Unfortunately, as a man with a hairy abdomen, you need to shave the area around your stoma. In my case about every 10 days. While shit does stick, stoma products … Continue reading Manbag#11
Out and About The question I get asked the most is ‘What do you take with you, when you go out?’ This has evolved over the 13 weeks since my surgery. At first, I adopted the ‘kitchen sink’ model. I had a bumbag that contained, a couple of bags, a couple of pouches, adhesive remover … Continue reading Manbag#10
A significant decision If you had told me 9 weeks ago or even 4 weeks ago that I would be writing this post 10 weeks after surgery I would have laughed in your face and said never – So, here goes. I went to see my consultant yesterday, just the routine follow up, post-surgery visit. … Continue reading Manbag#9