A woman with ulcerative colitis who felt ‘suicidal’ after she was fitted with a stoma is now campaigning to help others with invisible disabilities.
Jessica Logan, 28, from Tamworth, Staffordshire, has suffered with bowel issues since childhood but experienced a flare up in 2017 that became so severe she struggled to leave the house without suffering what she describes as ‘poocidents’.
She underwent a string of procedures, including being fitted with a stoma and then a an operation known as a j-pouch surgery, which is used to treat ulcerative colitis (UC).
At times her illness left Jessica struggling with her mental health but she has now overcome the obstacles and dedicates her time to helping others with invisible disabilities.
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