There are no nerves in it at all so you can’t feel a thing – it really will just poop with no warning whatsoever.
Sex educator and YouTuber Hannah Witton, who lives with ulcerative colitis, shares five things she’s learnt about embarrassment through living with a stoma.
Hannah Witton: Ulcerative Colitis, Naked Mirror Dancing, Sex With A Stoma + Why We’re So Scared Of Chronic Illness
In this debut episode of Chronic, Lucy Pasha-Robinson is joined by sex educator and YouTube star Hannah Witton, who lives with ulcerative colitis. We dive head first into that enduring question that drives so many of us living with chronic illness round the bend – why are people so keen to offer up unsolicited advice on how to get better?
Parenting a small child isn't easy. Ulcerative colitis makes it even harder, writes Cedar Burnett.
The number of people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) like Crohn's and colitis is increasing dramatically, studies have found. But what could be behind it?
'It truly is a hidden disease.'
'I pretty much went from the hospital bed to the pool. There's no other way something else made me better.'