Tuesday, 02 March 2021 / Published in Blog, News
*LAUNCH POST FOR STOMA HEROES 50:50 RAFFLE*   We at stoma heroes have started our new 50:50 raffle, its a new exciting fundraising idea so that we can focus on reaching our goals and help in the research and understanding of #diverticulitis.   The Stoma Heroes 50:50 raffle is fully licensed and registered with section
Sunday, 21 February 2021 / Published in Blog, News
My type 2 diabetes journey, Going back to January 2018, I was still coming to terms with my ileostomy, and the different feelings and emotions that would come along on my journey. I was not feeling too good, I felt lethargic and drained, and a felt weak. learning from past issues I thought I best
Friday, 22 January 2021 / Published in Blog, News
Emma has kindly wrote a little bit about helping with reducing tension and simple activities that she feels could help you with getting through the days ahead. No matter how much your family loves one another, self-isolating at home is bound to cause some tension. Everyone is most likely extremely stressed out due to work,
Monday, 18 January 2021 / Published in Blog, diet & nutrition, News
Dehydration is an ostomates nemesis, Drinking water isn’t always the best way to rehydrate yourself, it can remove any goodness from your inside and can have a negative effect on what you are trying to achieve, you effectively flush your body through. You can buy rehydration sachets from all supermarkets, there is so many hydrational
Thursday, 14 January 2021 / Published in Blog, News, Patient Stories
  Hi Everyone, I hope that you may be able to relate with my experiences and get an understanding of living with a pouch. My names Martin Medland. I’m sixty years young! I’ve had a pouch for twenty seven years. I was diagnosed with Colitis at the age of eighteen. I was working abroad at
Friday, 09 October 2020 / Published in Blog, News
Its been a while, but some of the stoma heroes local support group members met up for the first time since February. After consulting the Crispin community centre in street and following their guidelines we held a meeting, it was great for the ostomates to be able to get together and talk about their lock
Friday, 25 September 2020 / Published in Blog, News
Please click on the below link if you purchase items from Amazon. The link will take you to Amazon Smile where, if you make purchases, you will have an option to nominate a charity of your choice, ie; StomaHeroes, and Amazon will donate a small percentage of your purchase value to your chosen charity. This
Friday, 31 July 2020 / Published in Blog, News
As part of our drive to show others that having a stoma isn’t the end of the world, I recently visited the Glastonbury Tor, I was taking part in a filming about the place I grew up. It is a great place visit and the views on a really clear day makes it worth while,
Monday, 22 June 2020 / Published in Blog, News
Hannah has written a fantastic document about some tips that she has discovered whilst living her life as an ostomate and dealing with the subject of sex and having an ostomy. Its a subject that doesn’t get spoken about to much, Hannah has wanted to write this for a while and has given an insight
Monday, 15 June 2020 / Published in Blog, News
Prior to going into hospital you might be feeling a little apprehensive and nervous, you have so many things going on in your mind that getting stuff ready for your stay becomes blurred as to what you might need. We have drawn up a checklist to help you out with this to try and take