Readers Comments

Linda: It upsets me when I hear story’s of people so young going through this I have had my iliostomy for 22 yrs and suffered for 10yrs previously before. I was prescribed high doses of prednisolone to control it and this has now resulted with osteoarthritis, once I had my stoma my life changed completely I have never let it stop me doing anything and have never covered up the fact I have a stoma (poppy) it is called, but I did for years think I was the only one with one it is good people are open about things like this wish I had more support back then good luck on your journey xx
Submitted on 2015/02/27 at 8:01 am

Becky: Hi hattie, reading your story brought a tear to my eye, your so strong with coping with all of this, really cant imagine what your going through. Wish you all the best with your recovery x x x
Submitted on 2015/02/27 at 7:42 am

Abbigail: I’ve followed you on multiple social media sites for years now, and I would just like to say damn you are going through so much. You’re two years older than me and way ahead in experience by far. You’re such a strong person, and I admire you so much. I know it doesn’t mean much coming from me, a 17 year old girl in the U.S., but you’re beautiful, and I’m so proud of you for not giving up on yourself. You’ve got this! x
Submitted on 2015/02/27 at 4:52 am

James: Hey hattie just want to say you have an amazing figure still you really do keep strong and your blog website and video blog are sooo good really proud of what your doin your an inspiration to a lot of people out there.
Submitted on 2015/02/27 at 12:39 am

holleesee: Thank you so much for your transparency. With transparency comes support from others struggling with similar issues. I have been sick for 3 months with UC and nothing I do helps. I go in for another colonoscopy on Monday and hope they will figure something out to help.
Submitted on 2015/02/26 at 10:36 pm

Gemma Dennis: Hattie I think you’re fab, my daughter is 10 months old with a colostomy, she had an ileostomy before that, we worry about how she’s going to feel about it as she gets older but with role models like you I’m not worried, please keep doing what you’re doing, you’re an inspiration xx
Submitted on 2015/02/26 at 9:35 pm

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  1. Hi says:

    Oh my god, i don’t quite understand.. we have the same story, like the exact same story. I’ve been through the pain, I remember having 2 huge surgeries (both of them lasted 12 hours minimum), I remember crying with my mom, I remember she told me I was crying out for her help, I remember her chaning the bag for me because I was not able to look at it at all, I remember being completely terrified to eat or drink or fall asleep because I used to wake up in my own waste for so many times, I remember not being sad at all but feeling helpless and fed up by being just such a big burden! So fed up I wished I had died on one of those surgerie tables. But it gets better, good god it really does. I was also 19 at the time, now I’m 23 and more independent than ever before. And I’m proud of myself. And I’m proud of you too. Much love ❤


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