London Fashion WEAK 2019

London Fashion Week is a big event in the calendars of models, photographers, designers and general fashionistas. It’s a great chance to show off some creativity and to connect with others and network. It does have its flaws though. Apart from the problems of fast fashion impacting the environment, there are also problems with the lack of […]

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The Real Catwalk 2019, Trafalgar Square

I had the amazing opportunity to represent Love Disfigure in Khrystyana’s Real Catwalk that she brought back to London (if you don’t know, she was one of the runners up for America’s Next Top Model)! Yes, I was walking down a catwalk.. in my bikini.. stoma bag on show… in the middle of Trafalgar Square! […]

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“It’s Our Time To Shine!”

If you don’t already know, Love Disfigure is an amazing support group, set up by Sylvia Mac, a child burn survivor. Love Disfigure supports all those who have visible differences, whether it’s scars, burns, amputations, health conditions, skin conditions or anything else you can think of. She puts together so many different collaborations such as […]

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Advocating for Ostomates

I hadn’t really heard the term ‘advocate’ until recently. The definition for an ‘advocate’ is: (noun): a person who publicly supports or recommends a particular cause or policy.

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My Video with Barcroft TV!

So I’ve got some very exciting news, in that a company (Barcroft TV) have asked me to do a short video about my ostomy bag and Ehlers Danlos Syndrome. I’m so pleased with it and I really hope that it’s going to help others who may see it.

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The Importance of Diversity

If you haven’t noticed the amount of advertising campaigns that feature diverse people, then that would honestly surprise me. Campaigns that finally include people of all shapes and sizes, people with disabilities, people with different ethnicities and beliefs, people who identify as a variety of genders/are non-binary; people who are from all walks of life.

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Why Do I Show My Ostomy Bag?

This is a question that comes up from time to time. Why do I have to post pictures of it online? Do I do it for likes? For comments? For attention? Why do I not care having it out on display when I’m out and about in the summer?

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Adjusting to Life at Home

I’ve now been home for 2 weeks, giving me a chance to enjoy the unusually warm weather! So far, things have been going okay but there have been some incidents along the way – but as things are still very new, there’s bound to be one or two slip ups of some sort!

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My Time in Hospital

First of all: I am so sorry it has taken me so long to do this! Things have been fairly busy and I haven’t felt up to doing another blog post for a while – but I’m finally doing it!

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