Part 2

Then, on the day before my colonoscopy, I began my preparation. In accordance with my instructions, I didn't eat any solid food that day; all I had was chicken broth, which is basically water, only with less flavor.
Then, in the evening, I took the MoviPrep. You mix two packets of powder together in a one-literplastic jug, then you fill it with lukewarm water. (For those unfamiliar with the metric system, a liter is about 32 gallons). Then you have to drink the whole jug. This takes about an hour, because MoviPrep tastes - and here I am being kind - like a mixture of goat spit and urinal cleanser, with just a hint of lemon.
The instructions for MoviPrep, clearly written by somebody with a great sense of humor, state that after you drink it, 'a loose, watery bowel movement may result.'
This is kind of like saying that after you jump off your roof, you may experience contact with the ground.
MoviPrep is a nuclear laxative. I don't want to be too graphic, here, but, have you ever seen a space-shuttle launch? This is pretty much the MoviPrep experience, with you as the shuttle. There are times when you wish the commode had a seat belt. You spend several hours pretty much confined to the bathroom, spurting violently. You eliminate everything. And then, when you figure you must be totally empty, you have to drink another liter of MoviPrep, at which point, as far as I can tell, your bowels travel into the future and start eliminating food that you have not even eaten yet
After an action-packed evening, I finally got to sleep.
17:00 Thu 07th Apr 2011
Best Answer

No best answer has yet been selected by CailinDeas. Once a best answer has been selected, it will be shown here.

For more on marking an answer as the "Best Answer", please visit our FAQ.

Only 1 answer


Only 1 answer

Related Questions

Can I pick your brains for this animals quiz please... 1 Search for the parent 2 Barricade before the mixed up recess 3 Part of the body, gold with one 4 To chatter 4 could be rabbit, but I have that...
I feel a bit better. Went to bed cuddling a hot water bottle. Woke with stomach pain around 6am but I put that down to the suspected Hernia and a few other things. Happily scoffed a banana for...
5A Meetings of groups of students outside university (6) F????? 11A Walk away from part of football ground depressed (5,4) S???N/???? 7D Plant we liked,wild under top of mountain (8) ??????E? Thank...
This goes back to my post on Family, 29/11/16. Stepson has walked out on long-term partner and refuses all contact except on own grounds, will demand entry to house for things he wants. He has not...
Last 2 please can you help Each answer to the part of the question in bold type should be in alphabetical order and have a connection with man-made wonder of the world no number of letters given 16....
Update on Peugeot 207 electric power steering not working at low revs. I have found that if you rev the engine a few times to around 2500 revs before attempting to move - then the power steering kicks...

Latest posts