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How do I get thru this hunger? I am so hungry I just keep thinking, only just a little bite. Didn't know where to put this,.

So I am having my first colonscopy and I've not eaten all day today. And I am so hungry how do I get my mind of it. It is the kind of hunger that you get after you've not eaten and your grumpy to the point of almost crying.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 7:52 PM on Mar. 15, 2011 in Health

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  • Are you allowed to drink water? If so drink LOTS of water. Fill your belly with water.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:54 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • Or a liquid diet? sometimes that is ok and good for a bit of a change. Otherwise, stay busy- and go to bed early. :-)
    HistoryMamaX3

    Answer by HistoryMamaX3 at 7:55 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • I say get a good book and lay down in bed and immerse yourself in it until you are so tired you fall asleep...I'm so sorry for you
    MommyH2

    Answer by MommyH2 at 8:01 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • I did it by reminding myself that if I ate even one bite, they'd cancel it and I'd have to do the prep all over again the next month - I did NOT want to do that awful prep again so I dealt with it. Thankfully I did it over a weekend (colonoscopy was on a Monday) so DH was home and I just spent as much time as I could in bed.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:12 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • I've had 3 surgeries and wasn't allowed to eat 24hrs before them either. Drink plenty of fluids and change up the kinds (ex. water/Gatorade.juice) pleases the pallet a bit. Also, popsicles help trick yourself into feeling like you ate something. I was allowed jello also but it didnt help me because I didnt eat it...I hate jello
    -lovingliam-

    Answer by -lovingliam- at 8:20 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • hubby always eats jello
    charlotsomtimes

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 9:33 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • Suck it up......lol. Think about what your going to eat after.......yummy. Good luck it will be over before you know it.
    rosetoes

    Answer by rosetoes at 1:47 AM on Mar. 16, 2011

  • Clean your teeth. I do not know why this works, but it does. Other than that stay busy and as far away from the kitchen as possible.
    MLM247

    Answer by MLM247 at 7:05 PM on Mar. 16, 2011

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