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Clear Liquid Diet = Hungry!

Sunday, November 04, 2012

Today's menu is a clear liquid diet, prior to a medical procedure tomorrow. I am surprised to see pop listed on the Clear Liquid Diet. "Most pop is considered clear, even Coke and Pepsi, root beer, Dr Pepper and Sprite, 7-Up, Ginger Ale, Vernors, iced tea, apple juice, Kool-Aid, Crystal Light, popsicles, flavored ice, etc."

I've had jello, bouillion, coffee, Crystal Light, and water. I feel like I've been eating and drinking non-stop all day. The instructions are to choose something from the list every hour. My stomach is growling. I haven't died from hunger yet. Even the dog's food is starting to look good!

Starting at 4PM, I drink four cups of prep solution over the next hour. Repeat that process again at 12:30 tonight for another hour. It doesn't look like I can expect a lot of sleep.

I slept later this morning so the awake-part of the day would pass more quickly. After I take the dog for a walk, he and I may snuggle in front of the telly...and doze off.

I will survive...and hopefully lose a few pounds in the process. I do not recommend this diet as a weight loss tool.
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P.S. The worst part was the prep and spending hours in the bathroom. The procedure was easy. I slept through it. No after effects. Good report, no problems noted.
Remembering the tiny hospital gowns I usually get, I asked for a large. Boy, did I ever get it! It wrapped around me more than once and kept falling off my shoulders! This is me, waking up in Recovery, feeling no pain.

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WARMSPRINGDAY 11/10/2012 9:08AM

    Hope your procedure went well and results were good.

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1CRAZYDOG 11/8/2012 10:40AM

    Awwwww, emoticon -- Hang in there. You are taking care of yourself by having a colonoscopy. Good for you.

HUGS

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FUSIONFITNESS3 11/4/2012 9:36PM

    Not fun! End of tomorrow it'll be over. All the best with the test.


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SKINNYMISSY2008 11/4/2012 7:49PM

    Had a couple of those! Praying for you.

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ANNIESADVENTURE 11/4/2012 7:16PM

    Ravyna, been there, done that? Yes, it is a colonoscopy. I am not doing this again ever!

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ANYVAR54 11/4/2012 6:40PM

    Sounds like you are having a colonoscopy. It will pass. You will recover. Hugs.

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LYNNA1968 11/4/2012 3:57PM

    hope I'm not being nosey, which are you getting? Bypasser here! Best of luck, lol didn't care for clear

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-AMANDA79- 11/4/2012 2:54PM

    Ugh. Hope everything goes well...

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-POOKIE- 11/4/2012 2:51PM

    Hope things go well x

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ARNETTELEE 11/4/2012 2:05PM

  Good luck with your procedure.

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