It is still hurtful, don’t get me wrong, but the more experiences you go through, the more you realize that life is legitimately too short to waste time on people who either don’t deserve you, don’t understand you, or who aren’t going to be a positive influence in your life. is a family business, registered as Appliance Contractors in 1983.My obsession led to me having five kock pouch operations (also known as a continent ileostomy.) When I had a kock pouch, only a small bandage was needed over the what looked like an inverted stoma.I put a catheter into the stoma which allowed stool to come out of the body. Free from the inner torture that ensued me for years of living with a traditional ileostomy. The issue was me and how uncomfortable I was in my own skin.Like being in a car crash; I watched everything unfold in front of my eyes.Over the following three years, I had five serious abdominal surgeries to remove the majority of my large bowel and fix various complications.The success of Brunlea Surgical Supplies is testimony to the quality and standard of service we provide, and illustrated by the appreciation expressed by so many patients over the years.Here at Brunlea, our uppermost priority is to give you and your family a trouble-free supply service which is simple to operate.
To say it tore me apart emotionally would be a huge understatement… The point of me even mentioning that is to point out that I did everything to avoid letting someone I was interested in know my “dirty little secret.” I was so ashamed and for some reason it was just ingrained in me that if anyone found out the truth, I would have no friends and no one would ever look at me in a romantic sort of way. I was so hell bent on being private about the details of my surgeries that it forced me to become someone I wasn’t.I was in and out of hospital, and had more invasive tests and CT scans than anyone should have in a lifetime.At one stage, when I couldn’t eat solid food for six months, my weight plummeted to 41kg (just over six stone).• We have an answering machine service which operates out of office hours so you can place your order any time day or night.As soon as I arrived at the starting line of the Himalayan 100 race, I was taken aside by a worried looking doctor.