From: Lyndon Soerensen
To: Judith Bandsma
Date: Feb 19 1998 12:16:00 pm
Subject: Case #5
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-=> Quoting Judith Bandsma to Curtis Johnson <=-

JB> After the first 5 days, no. Having done an 18 day fast, I can tell you
JB> that the first 3 days are normal, then you have 2 days of all hell
JB> breaking loose...literally.  Once the shits were over, the hunger
JB> pains stopped, too.

Due to circumstances beyond my control, I have gone through this as well.
It's about as you describe.

JB> By day 10, I could hear people talking to me in English and couldn't
JB> understand a word they were saying. I FELT great, though...very light
JB> and clean, colors were intensified, the natural light was wonderful.
JB> didn't even feel any consternation that I couldn't understand what

Yeah, I know this effect....

JB> people were saying to me. I DID get a bit upset when I looked in the
JB> bathroom mirror and didn't see my own reflection, though. What I saw
JB> was someone I didn't recognize at all.

JB> (I was trying to lose weight. Stupid, but it was impressed on me how
JB> important NOT being fat was. I gained 5 lbs....and didn't eat a thing
JB> in those 18 days.)

My record is 22.  I'm never gonna try and beat it.

... Scotsmen wear kilts because sheep can hear zippers...
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