We all know about the benefits of keeping our body healthy but we aren’t always quite as good about knowing what to do to keep our mind healthy.
Recovering from stoma surgery can be tough mentally, as well as physically and in particular if you’ve had emergency surgery rather than a planned ostomy operation. Normal everyday tasks can seem impossible in the early days, that’s why it’s important to take time to relax and make sure you’re healed both mentally and physically before you go back to school or work. However well you adapt to your stoma there are still going to be difficult days and that’s totally okay, but it may help to have a few tools to help your mood and your mental health.
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Published: 24th May 2019