Post # 1
How often do you have bowel movements? FI and I are on opposite ends of the spectrum even though we eat almost identically. Just curious what the average on the bee is, and while you’re answering, feel free to get creative and think of phrases other than ‘bowel movement’ since the acronym around here is the same as the one for bridesmaid ;o)
ETA: Is anyone else’s intestinal ‘schedule’ way different from their SO’s also?
Post # 3
Pretty much every day. More than once if I’m stressed or ate something that didn’t agree with me, and sometimes not for a couple days if I go on vacation (esp. camping, I don’t really consciously “hold it in”, but subconsciously I resist!).
Post # 4
I tend to have one once a day while Fiance can have more than one a day on the same diet. When I was in a car accident I had to go without food for a day and then stay on liquids while they decided if I needed surgery. Between all that and the medicine my system was a little out of whack. The hospital wouldn’t let me leave until I had one. They said that one a day was average for people when they told me they couldn’t let me go yet. So… as far as those medical professionals are conserned… once a day. Everybody is different though. Some foods just process differently.
Post # 5
It is not a good day in my house if it doesn’t start out with a poop. My Fiance gives me a hard time but having a digestive disorder really does mean that sometimes sh*t rules my life. I don’t know what I’m going to do when I get pregnant~ I hear that just screws things up royally. I’m a seriously unhappy camper if there is no visit to the procelain throne for even 1 day.
Post # 6
“regular” for me is once a week however i have a grumpy tummy who likes to get upset at random and then my movements are more frequent. ive talked to my doctor an he doesnt seem concerned
Post # 7
After 4 years, my Fiance is still convinced that something is wrong with me.
I’ve always been a 1-2 times a week kinda girl..while he is like a 2-5..to (every 10 minutes).. a day kinda guy.
He has intestinal issues though, and his best friend has IBS. They are both engineers and like to problem solve way too much. Therefore, I am frequently a topic of discussion as they (in their minds) try to figure out how I am not dead.
Post # 8
I think it’s funny you mention the acronym cause even after all this time on the bee, I still think of bowel movement every time I see the acronym Bridesmaid or Best Man (obviously referring to bridesmaid). Same with STD (obviously Save the Date) but I think sexually transmitted disease.
Anyways, to answer your question I poo every other day-ish.
Post # 9
I usually POOP every day! Depends on what I’ve eaten or TTOM I usually Poop twice. My fiance is a twice a day man, morning when I’m still sleeping and when he gets home from work. I know this as we don’t have a door to our ensuite. We holler at each other if we are in the bedroom. LOL! After 11 years of being together sometimes POOP is still a problem between us. He ensures me at least once a week that his POOP doesn’t stink – it smells like roses! BOYS! ~Shakes head~
Post # 10
when i was working a stressful job i was only doing it 1-2 a week. now that i am retired, i am pretty much daily. i guess i just needed to relax.
Post # 11
@xlittlemissbridex: Are we marrying the same man???? lol! Pretty much EVERYTHING about your reply is exactly the same as my situation, down to the profession and number of times per day!!
Post # 12
I try to go as much as possible throughout the day. I really enjoy my time on the loo – I do my best thinking there! Plus, there’s something quite satisfying about having a big poo…
On the other hand I am convinced that my Fiance has something very VERY wrong with him. His body seems to ‘save it up’ as it were, then go once a month.
Which means that Every. Single. Bloody. Month. I have to call someone to unblock the toilet. EVERY. SINGLE. MONTH! GAH!