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Maybe it’s the Poop…

Maybe it’s the Poop…

| July 27, 2010 | 8 Comments

This post is not for the squeamish. If you’re pretty close to your goal weight (I’d say within 10 to 20 pounds) and you seem to have excess belly bloat and your pant waist seems tight, maybe it’s the poop. Hear me out…I’ll try to start from the beginning. Quite some time ago when I […]

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Too Scared to Get a Colonoscopy?

Too Scared to Get a Colonoscopy?

| June 15, 2009 | 0 Comments

Well, after all of my recent posts on the colon, colon cancer and colonoscopies, I realized I hadn’t shared my experience with my life changing event. The long and the short of it is that the prep work is the worst part and the actual colonoscopy was a breeze. The Prep Instructions There are several […]

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Unexpected Benefits of a Colonoscopy

Unexpected Benefits of a Colonoscopy

| June 13, 2009 | 0 Comments

There are a couple of good things that people don’t think about after having a colonoscopy. The first good thing is finding out whether or not you have a clean bill of health. Which ever way the diagnosis leads, it’s all good. If you are all clear, no polyps no tears, then that’s great. It’s […]

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Colon Cancer – A Few Symptoms

Colon Cancer – A Few Symptoms

| June 11, 2009 | 0 Comments

First let me start this post by saying that I’m not an expert on colon cancer. My life has indirectly been affected by it so I get to vicariously experience what it can do. One of the first signs we noticed in hind sight was blood in or on the stool. If you think you […]

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Let’s Talk About the Colon (again)

Let’s Talk About the Colon (again)

| May 30, 2009 | 0 Comments

I started a small series on making small steps towards health but was side tracked. There are some things that have to be addressed before taking a few small steps towards health (I had to butt in with this colon post). Very recently after undergoing a colonoscopy, someone very dear to me was diagnosed with […]

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Dr. Hand Up Me

Dr. Hand Up Me

| May 23, 2009 | 0 Comments

I felt it necessary to interrupt my series on small steps towards health to advise anyone and everyone 50 years of age and older who has never had a colonoscopy to schedule one now (think of this post as a news bulletin). If you have not had a colonoscopy and the following describes your lifestyle […]

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