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WHAT IS A COLONOSCOPY REALLY LIKE? – The Procedure and Recovery

The big day was here! It was time for my 4th colonoscopy!  Yay! Well, doesn’t everyone have that reaction? If you do, you probably need more than just a medical consult.  Just sayin’. Because I couldn’t stand the thought of … Continue reading

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WHAT IS A COLONOSCOPY REALLY LIKE? — The Infamous Prep

Who wants a day of fun? Just schedule a colonoscopy and follow the prep instructions carefully. For those who don’t know it, there are several types of colonoscopy preps available.  For my first colonoscopy, I underwent one of the hardest … Continue reading

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WHAT IS A COLONOSCOPY REALLY LIKE?

No one ever wants to talk about it. The mere uttering of the word causes cringing, often accompanied by nervous giggling.  Yes, we are going to discuss: colonoscopy. According to the American Cancer Society: “Overall, the lifetime risk of developing colorectal … Continue reading

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How Cordelia’s Mom Became Addicted

“Ohmygod, I thought she was dead!” The more experienced doctors in the morning  “doctor parade” immediately ushered that medical student right out of my hospital room. But she really couldn’t be blamed.  At that point in my battle with ulcerative … Continue reading

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