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Moviprep & Sigmoidoscopy Tips

Let’s get this out of the way, Moviprep sucks. It really does. Even if you find the taste not too bad, a liter later you’re going to want to tip it down the drain. 1,298 more words

Chronic Illness

3 Tips For Recognizing Gardner Syndrome

Wouldn’t it be nice to have an answer to detect diseases before they mutate?  I have 3 tips for recognizing the signs of Gardner Syndrome. 679 more words



I decided to write about my experience in the lead up to and experience of my colonoscopy. Hopefully it will help others and it will certainly keep me entertained whilst holed up in the smallest room! 1,207 more words

Weight Loss

Do Not Give Your Child Anti-freeze!

Miralax is advertised as natural. It’s described as a tool to pull water into your colon so your gut can eliminate naturally. But there’s nothing natural about Miralax, as its active ingredient polyethylene glycol is a petroleum derivative. 931 more words

Health And Wellness


It’s October 2016, it’s a cold fall day, the air is crisp and the leaves are dashing every-which-way in the light breeze. I am at a colonoscopy clinic in Ontario, and I am just coming to. 631 more words


Colon Screening Time, Oh Joy

As Mike Bice had asked, here are the basic colonoscopy recommendations for average risk (int./high risk, see your GI Doc) people. Coronado High School Class of 1985 (and other high schools), NAPS class of 1986 and some of our USNA class of 1990, it is time. 184 more words


Intrusive thoughts

The problem with prescience is that you rarely believe it will apply personally. It was the confluence of two apparently unrelated streams that wiped the wry predictive grin from my face. 1,456 more words

Minor Thoughts