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Tag Archives: BCIR Advocate

Corn on the Can

Corn on the Can

Who doesn’t love ‘Corn on the Cob’ at a BBQ?!  Come on, it’s a must have!  Well if you’re a BCIR person, then I bet you already know where this story is going.  It’s funny, even after 15+ years with the BCIR, I made the most common BCIR rookie mistake.  You gotta chew that corn up good!! I know I’ve ... Read More »

BCIR and the Keto Diet (lifestyle)

BCIR and the Keto Diet (lifestyle)

Now that I’m over the hill, sitting at the computer too much, not getting enough activity, and of course sneaking a few more snacks than I should, I have since put on some extra pounds around the gut. I had been getting into this bad habit of working 12 hours at the computer, then at the end of the day, ... Read More »

Rice Pasta to Save Spaghetti

Rice Pasta to Save Spaghetti

In the past, I’ve made several mentions of the impact (for me) pasta has on my BCIR gut.  So many delicious meals out there, include some form of pasta, for instance; spaghetti, lasagna, linguine, pasta salads, and let’s not forget mac and cheese!  Well to recap, anything with pasta will send my gut into full slow-mo paste mode.  I will ... Read More »

Don’t Forget to Tell the Other Doc about your BCIR

Don’t Forget to Tell the Other Doc about your BCIR

For the past several years now, I’ve had no issues with my BCIR, and tend to forget that there are a few precautions to keep in mind.  One of these precautions is that it is critical to alert any Non-BCIR doctors of your BCIR pouch as it can look like an obstruction on an x-ray.  You wouldn’t want the medics ... Read More »

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:  Dairy

BCIR Tip: Dairy

I really like my dairy, and although cheese never gives me any problems, milk and ice cream will give me some mild gas pretty quick.  This is just my experience, it could be totally unrelated to the BCIR, but rather a mild lactose issue.  I’ve also noticed over the years, the bloating related to diary has lessened over the years. ... Read More »

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