Let’s talk about a really glamorous topic today shall we. Constipation.
In particular, traveler’s constipation, that oh so fun friend that stows away in your luggage primed to attack when you’re ready to wear that fabulous skin tight dress to dinner. We’ve all been there. The days leading up to a trip everything is flowing just fine but as soon as you get on that plane, BAM, you’re bloated AF and just can’t seem to go no matter what.
Traveler’s constipation is something that I’ve always dealt with but I typically just push through and ignore it until it passes. That all changed a couple of years ago when I went to France for a week with my husband. That trip was brutal gut wise, I packed all these cute clothes but I just felt bloated and uncomfortable the whole time. When I got home I vowed to never let that happen again, hence this blog.
So why does constipation happen when you travel anyways? Well, lots of reasons, here are the big ones:
Okay, now that we’ve gone through the reasons, let’s run through my recommendations for avoiding constipation when you travel. These are the tips that I’ve used successfully and give to my clients.
I’ve taken MANY trips since France and I can happily say that these tips have helped me stay regular on all of them. I hope they help you too!