Sunday , 5 December 2021
(VIDEO) Define BCIR, What does BCIR mean? (Click to Watch)

(VIDEO) Define BCIR, What does BCIR mean? (Click to Watch)

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How will the BCIR affect my weight?

How will the BCIR affect my weight?

Living with colitis for almost a decade, I was quite anemic and underweight.  Frail and scrawny, anything I would eat would go through me so fast, it didn’t have any time to stick to my bones.  In addition, with the uncontrollable frequency, I found myself skipping meals just so I wouldn’t have any accidents.  I would say I was about ... Read More »

(VIDEO) BCIR Pro’s & Con’s by the BCIR Advocate (Click to Watch)

(VIDEO) BCIR Pro’s & Con’s by the BCIR Advocate (Click to Watch)

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How much extra fluid do I need to drink while living with a BCIR?

How much extra fluid do I need to drink while living with a BCIR?

This is a pretty good question.  Leaving the hospital, they do advise you to drink more fluids than you normally would as it keeps things flowing a little better, and it’s just healthy in general.  This is very true and I’ve noticed it was much more important in the earlier years with a BCIR.  Though everyone will have a somewhat ... Read More »

BCIR and the Noisy Belly

BCIR and the Noisy Belly

So who has a BCIR and gets the crazy sounds coming from your belly?  Believe it or not, these crazy sounds are my only complaint about the BCIR surgery.  But then it’s not really a complaint because if the only thing I have to worry about after such a major surgery are some funny sounds, then I’m doing pretty good!  ... Read More »

BCIR FAQ and the BCIR Surgery

BCIR FAQ and the BCIR Surgery

Check out the FAQ page!  Here have some good discussion points.  It’s also a good place to post questions for all of us to communicate and offer advice from our own experiences with the BCIR surgery. Read More »