That being said, the prep is not bad, just an annoyance. Now that all of the preps are done in split dose fashion (half the dose, then the other half hours later) it's much easier to tolerate. The volume to drink is much more manageable
There is nothing more important than a good prep it can be the difference in finding important growths or missing them
This is the reason why preparing for a colonoscopy seems somewhat daunting however, following directions properly and ensuring adequate oral hydration with electrolyte solutions during bowel prep will help considerably in most cases.
Also, while on a clear liquid diet, do not hesitate to include warm items such as clear warm broth and tea, especially clear green tea. Most clear liquids are cold, and adding warm clear liquids relaxes the bowels and brings a sense of comfort.