Hi Everyone hope you are doing well
Myself and Chris both have stomas, we are having a ostomate only swimming session in our local area Derry/L'Derry. It is open to everyone!! Theres always alot of Questions concerninh swimming such as will it come off, can anyone see it and do I need to wear special swimwear!!
In my personal experience I haven't had any issues but would love to hear your views or share your experiences of swimming? Different people have different tips which myself and many others will find so useful.
Please feel free to ask me any questions or concerns that you may have. This initiative is a pilot run to have a support group up an running in the future with future activities being planned.
I’ve had my stoma 35 years and have always been a regular swimmer until a few years ago . I never had any problems and I don’t think anyone would even have been aware I had a bag. Not sure I would go to an ostomists onky swim session as it would just draw attention and in any event I don’t see the need, but that’s me personally.
all change now as I now have a fistula so life is very different sadly.