Good news first: colonoscopy was normal. I've healed from the emergency surgery in the spring and there are no anomalies. So, the lingering issues are IBS-related and can be mitigated by the low-FODMAPs diet.
Otherwise, prep lasted from 4 PM last night til midnight and started again at 3:45 a.m. It sucked. AND I started my period in the midst of it all.
Then, this morning, I was so dehydrated that the three kind nurses, including the anesthesia nurse, stuck me multiple times and used all manner of special techniques and a valve (?) to get it to work, 45 minutes later. I've always been an easy stick so this was a surprise.
But the propofol worked beautifully (though it really stung going in, even with lidocaine, because my veins were thin, they said. They also said I was shivering because of the dehydration. Didn't think I'd dehydrate with the 4 LITERS of nastiness I drank plus all the broth and ginger ale.)
I was home not long after noon.
So, glad that's over and done with.