We always follow the 24 hour rule. No poop in 24 hours then it’s irrigation time. It’s awful, but it is a reliable way to clean out a colon full of stool.

a bump in the road…..

Well right after his 4th bday he started w/ a minor wet cough. Pooping started to slow, maybe because of the mucous. Then just in time for Xmas his pooping stopped. We had to irrigate the day after Xmas and start him on senna. The irrigation was very hard but I got him clean and […]

six weeks of hell and counting

We have been to the ER twice. We have been giving enema’s, suppositories, or irrigations depending on JC’s status. We have been through maybe two bouts w/ enteroc…or it never really was gone after the first oral course of flagyl. We had to do irrigations w/ Flagyl 3x per day for a while, then weaned […]


So last Thursday Joey Coop’s belly starts LOUD rumbling (pooping fine). Friday he seems better, pooping fine but late afternoon vomiting begins and lasts on/off for a few hrs. By Saturday he has stopped pooping. Sunday = enema that does not really pass much so irrigation. We see surgeon on Monday who thinks he just […]