One year on – some thoughts looking forward and back on life with a colostomy
I don’t normally post a picture of race medals. The race medal normally gets chucked at the bottom of the post race kitbag and languishes there, unloved, until the next race, normally about a year later. But this one is a bit different. Two weeks ago I completed the Langdale Half marathon. It was my … Continue reading Manbag #14 – Up & Running
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