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Colostomy Day 2016

Today is Colostomy Day 2016 – a day which has been created by the Colostomy Association in order to raise awareness and find ways of improving the lives of people who are living with a stoma. I am honoured to be the face of this year’s Colostomy Day 2016 campaign (yep, that’s Read more…

Ostomonday Winter Break Thaila Skye
Crohn's Disease

Ostomonday Winter Break

Where’s Ostomonday? So we’re already into 2016 and so far I’ve not done any new Ostomonday videos. The reason for this is, if I’m honest, I’ve run out of things to say!   If you count all my Ostomonday videos so far, I’ve made 76 videos about various ostomy-related topics. Read more…

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Crohn's Disease

#GoodAndBadDays

Crohn’s & Colitis UK are currently running a campaign called #GoodAndBadDays where they share peoples’ posts on what it’s really like to live with an invisible illness like Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Sometimes you might look fine on the outside, but you feel like utter crap on the inside, whether it’s Read more…

Crohn's Disease

The Journey So Far…

For today’s Ostomonday, I created a new trailer for my YouTube channel, showing my health story (so far)! During my teens, I was rather overweight. At university, I started losing a lot of weight, and getting severe abdominal pains. After university, it got a hell of a lot worse… WATCH NOW: Read more…

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Ostomy Accessories or ‘Necessaries’?

Watch the video now: LINK On this week’s Ostomonday video, I spoke about ostomy accessories (like adhesive remover, barrier wipes, mouldable rings, ostomy belts, frames, etc), and how they may be viewed as ‘optional extras’ by healthcare professionals. Personally, they are just as important as the bags & baseplates. But what do Read more…

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My First Time Animating

So if you saw this week’s Ostomonday video (below), you’ll have seen that I experimented a bit with animation, and brought Stan and Colin (my stomas) to life. It was the first time I had ever tried to animate anything and, while I know it’s not perfect, I’m so pleased Read more…

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Visit to Coloplast HQ

Video on YouTube is here I was contacted by the marketing team at Coloplast a few weeks ago and was asked whether I would be willing to participate in a case study for a new campaign they are working on. Of course I jumped at the chance because I feel Read more…

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