I had an incredibly difficult time pooping when I gave up coffee last winter. (I have since gotten back on the coffee train. But I lasted a good 5 months! That's something. Black tea was my gateway drug.) One of the best pieces of advice I received, was to (orally!) take a teaspoon of melted coconut oil. Let me tell you, it works. Anytime you have problems with blockage, you can eat a melted teaspoon of coconut oil! Woo! Even though I am drinking coffee now, and not experiencing problems, I'll still have a teaspoon when the oil is in front of me at work. TMI? Whatevs, coconut oil is really good for you!