Having a stoma is a huge life adjustment but here are our life changing positives.

Here are a few positive messages from the stoma community. Scroll down for the video.


My stoma bag is a positive because…

Louise,
It gave me my life back

Eilidh,
Increased self confidence

Jessica,
I’m currently pregnant thanks to my ileostomy bag

Katie,
I love wearing bag covers

Harry,
I can eat without any worries, anxiety or toilet troubles

Sofia,
My stoma gave me the freedom to go to university

Madi,
Improved my quality of life ten fold! I no longer feel anxious

Anonymous,
I have my life back

Laura,
My stoma saved me and changed my life for the better in so many ways.


Brianna,
It’s allowed me to truly enjoy coffee!

Sinead,
Coming off medication made me feel amazing! And connecting with such an incredible community

Sarah,
Freedom from pain, blood loss, fevers and aches! And so many other symptoms

Eva,
I can sleep through the night instead of running to the bathroom in pain!

Phil,
It allowed m to fully invest in people around me without being in pain.

Michelle,
Body confidence

Jess,
Im healthier now than I have been in 7 years!

Jodie,
I can finally go on dog walks!

Yvonne,
It has given me children


Bobbie,
It said my life! More than that, it let me live instead of just surviving

Jennie,
My stoma saved my life

Anna,
It has made me more body confident

Hannah,
Going on a dog walk without worrying about where the toilets are

Alice,
I can actually eat and enjoy having an appetite again

Molly,
It has given me the ability to have a life

Anna,
It gives me an interesting fact about myself

Maddy,
IT’S GIVEN ME MY LIFE BACK.


Thank you to everyone who sent in their positives.

If you would like to send in a positive message, direct message me via Instagram or email me at trustyourgutblog@gmail.com