Trying To Get Myself In Sync

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If you think I think I'm 's Comment
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Not trying to be gross. Any tips to get my digestive system to sync up or take advantage of available stops? I am just going in "to rest" anyway, hoping the repetition will provide a queuing effect.

Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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Not trying to be gross. Any tips to get my digestive system to sync up or take advantage of available stops? I am just going in "to rest" anyway, hoping the repetition will provide a queuing effect.

Howdy, sir!

I was hoping one of the OTR 'guys' would answer for you. . . ie: PackRat, for one!!! With his new ticker and all, he's got the 'dietary efficiency' as a driver, down to a science. I'll nag him to reply tomorrow; he's asleep.

In the MEANTIME; when my hubby was OTR, we discovered that YOGURT for / with breakfast was his 'go to' secret, and he swore PEACH/Yoplait was the best. Also some Greek one I don't remember, sorry! Peach was/is really just his favorite, though . . . methinks.

Additionally, he snacked (and still does!) on Frosted Mini Wheats in little ziplock baggies. The fiber helped him greatly! Nothing 'gross' about functions we all share, as human beings, good sir.

Hope this helps. Yogurt was (and still is) a great 'a.m.' staple for regularity.

~ Anne ~

OTR:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

PackRat's Comment
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He never sleeps.

If you think I think I'm 's Comment
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Not trying to be gross. Any tips to get my digestive system to sync up or take advantage of available stops? I am just going in "to rest" anyway, hoping the repetition will provide a queuing effect.

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Howdy, sir!

I was hoping one of the OTR 'guys' would answer for you. . . ie: PackRat, for one!!! With his new ticker and all, he's got the 'dietary efficiency' as a driver, down to a science. I'll nag him to reply tomorrow; he's asleep.

In the MEANTIME; when my hubby was OTR, we discovered that YOGURT for / with breakfast was his 'go to' secret, and he swore PEACH/Yoplait was the best. Also some Greek one I don't remember, sorry! Peach was/is really just his favorite, though . . . methinks.

Additionally, he snacked (and still does!) on Frosted Mini Wheats in little ziplock baggies. The fiber helped him greatly! Nothing 'gross' about functions we all share, as human beings, good sir.

Hope this helps. Yogurt was (and still is) a great 'a.m.' staple for regularity.

~ Anne ~

Thanks Anne! Definitely gonna try the mini wheats trick. We had some Activia Peach yogurt rejected and we kept a case and I haven't been ritually having it every morning, but I'll try it!

OTR:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

PackRat's Comment
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It may take awhile to adjust, if it happens at all. I eat, sleep, or use a bathroom as necessary with absolutely no schedule for any of it.

I'm mainly on a Keto/Paleo diet, so I avoid most grains and dairy. These are not for human nutritional needs. I will eat cheese, ice cream and white rice, but that's about it from those two groups.

Meat, Eggs, Seafood, Nuts & Seeds, Vegetables, Berries, Coffee, Tea, Water. These are the only foods I strive to eat. Is my eating steadfast? Not at all, because I will consume some food outside of this. My #1 challenge now is getting off Cokes. I'm down to three every two days since I really started weaning myself from this addiction about two weeks ago.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
If you think I think I'm 's Comment
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It may take awhile to adjust, if it happens at all. I eat, sleep, or use a bathroom as necessary with absolutely no schedule for any of it.

I'm mainly on a Keto/Paleo diet, so I avoid most grains and dairy. These are not for human nutritional needs. I will eat cheese, ice cream and white rice, but that's about it from those two groups.

Meat, Eggs, Seafood, Nuts & Seeds, Vegetables, Berries, Coffee, Tea, Water. These are the only foods I strive to eat. Is my eating steadfast? Not at all, because I will consume some food outside of this. My #1 challenge now is getting off Cokes. I'm down to three every two days since I really started weaning myself from this addiction about two weeks ago.

The soda will be a struggle for me and the Pilot app seems to know this. Lol

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Truckin Along With Kearse's Comment
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Might sound weird.. . but Hersheys Special dark chocolate is the only thing that helps my mom. I sent her some and BOOM! She is 82 and was like "my whole life i could have been eating candy instead of horrible pills or liquids". She had to slow down cause in the first ime in her life she went without straining and it was strange to her.

PackRat's Comment
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Another thing that occurred to me is magnesium supplements. This will loosen you up, but too much will cause diarrhea.

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When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

Andrey's Comment
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I'll second on yogurt. My favorite is Chobani.

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