Monday , 27 March 2023

Tag Archives: Barnett Continent Intestinal Reservoir

BCIR Tip:  Don’t Go to School in your Underwear

BCIR Tip: Don’t Go to School in your Underwear

Now I know this blog title has peaked your curiosity!  Though I believe I touched on this topic in previous posts, I wanted to remind one of the possibility of stress dreams.  You know what I mean, when you constantly dream all night that you forgot to do something important.  For instance; forgot to study for a test you didn’t ... Read More »

BCIR Tip:  Airport Body Scanners

BCIR Tip: Airport Body Scanners

I may have mentioned this elsewhere on the website, but I briefly wanted to mention here that the new body scanners at the airport will pick up your tube in your pocket.  I was actually questioned as to what it was by security.  I was pulled aside, and I just told them what it was without having to actually show ... Read More »

Glossary of BCIR Terms

Glossary of BCIR Terms

Here I decided to post the Glossary from my book, “Colitis Be Gone,” because I think it might help decipher some of the language/ terms one may read in my blog posts.  Also, I thought it would be way faster to get a post up by just pasting the Glossary content into this post.  Please note most of these are ... Read More »

BCIR Surgery Tip:  Family Visits

BCIR Surgery Tip: Family Visits

Keep in mind the degree of shock and awe you’re going to encounter after surgery when you first look down at your body and see all these tubes and machines.  Maybe I fell asleep during that part of the pre-surgery movie (no popcorn), but I didn’t realize how crazy I would look right out of surgery. There’s what looks like ... Read More »

BCIR Tip:  Do the Wave!

BCIR Tip: Do the Wave!

Every once in awhile when I eat too much, eat too late, or put off using the restroom, bloating can build upstream and get hung up causing some discomfort.  Hung up, meaning that going to the restroom won’t clear all the gas on the first shot.  I may have to just wait it out a bit and let the gas ... Read More »

BCIR Tip:  Maintenance Poos

BCIR Tip: Maintenance Poos

Just like when your mom would tell you to use the bathroom before you head out of the house, well the same goes for us BCIR people today!  If there is an intermission between that 4 hour play and you don’t have to go, just go anyway.  Never fails, if you skip it, then the second you sit down, you’ll ... Read More »