Posts for April, 2013

April 12, 2013

Let’s Talk Poo 20 (Summing it All Up)

This post is intended to sum up everything we learned and how we worked through this process.  Hopefully it can serve as a guide to anyone looking to try this process themselves.  Here are the steps we took. Research.  Read about this procedure.  Learn about all of the options.  Learn from other people who’ve tried […]

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April 11, 2013

Let’s Talk Poo 19 (Day 12, Infusion 10)

Last day!  What an experience.  More so for poor Lee who had to stick to an unfamiliar diet and make the infusions, and Ashley who had to suffer the infusions.  I am so proud of my family!  Ashley managed to hold this last infusion for 3.5 hours.  Lee was late today and Ashley and I […]

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April 10, 2013

Let’s Talk Poo 18 (Day 11, Infusion 9)

We are almost done!  Lee is very excited that after his donation tomorrow, he can splurge on Easter candy.  He’s done so well managing those cravings, which is a huge feat for him.  Anyone who knows him will tell you he eats an insane amount of candy on a daily basis.  Lee and I are […]

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April 9, 2013

Let’s Talk Poo 17 (Day 10, Infusion 8)

A busy day yesterday threw me off of my game and I forgot to post.  Ashley infused 2 slightly thin paint consistency infusions today.  She was able to hold for 5.5 hours. We still haven’t seen any negative effects, which is great.  She is noticing that her bowel movements are smelling differently now.  More like […]

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April 8, 2013

Let’s Talk Poo 16 (Day 9, Infusion 7)

Lee was back on track today.  We had a two bottle, paint consistency donation at about 11am.  It seems like Ashley has more difficulty retaining when she’s had a day off.  It’s not a very scientific observation, since it’s just been twice. She had a bowel movement prior to her infusion, as usual.  Today she […]

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April 7, 2013

Let’s Talk Poo 15 (Day 8)

Weekends always throw Lee off of his schedule and today was no exception. No donation today. Tomorrow ought to be plentiful!

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Let’s Talk Poo 14 (Day 7, Infusion 6)

More than half way through our 10 day process and I’m happy to report that it’s still been relatively uneventful.  Ashley held yesterday’s infusion a full 24 hours to the minute.  She continues to feel happy and motivated. Lee was able to produce enough donation today for the standard 2 infusions of paint consistency.  Ashley […]

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April 5, 2013

Let’s Talk Poo 13 (Day 6, Infusion 5)

Today was a good day.  Ashley continued to enjoy her new found energy.  She cleaned the house again today and washed her car inside and out.  I’m always so surprised that she can move around that much while holding an infusion. She’s had some gas, but we are pretty sure it’s due to the fiber […]

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April 4, 2013

Let’s Talk Poo 12 (Day 5)

Well, today was a bust. Lee couldn’t produce enough ‘material’ to create an infusion so we took the day off. Ashley was bummed because she is just wants to ‘get this over with’. Lee was disappointed because it means one more day until he can gorge himself on candy.

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April 3, 2013

Let’s Talk Poo 11 (Day 4, Infusion 4)

Another successful and uneventful day, which is a good thing.  Ashley managed to have a regular bowel movement before her infusion today, which was good.  I should note that she had been having solid bowel movements prior to starting.  Her Sulfasalazine has been keeping her inflammation down.

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