Category : Talya Goding

10 must-haves on surviving the early days

This week marks 4 years since I had surgery to remove my large bowel and to live life with a permanent ileostomy due to bowel cancer. I was 22, and until only a couple of months prior I had no idea what an ileostomy was; I naively thought that anyone living with a stoma had a colostomy and didn’t realise that wasn’t the case. So you can imagine how much I had to learn and understandably was very overwhelmed with […]