Thursday, April 27, 2006

Nausea

Here's a query, food friends:
Who in our little band seems to become ill the most from eating?

Zachkay and SC have both become ill in recent postings. By ill, I mean anything from nausea to actual sicking up.

Also, is this tendency to sickness the result of what is consumed or attributable to individual constitutions?

Opinions, anyone?

6 Comments:

Blogger Jack said...

I am pleased (I believe it is okay to be pleased with oneself at times on FBC and I encourage all to feel the same - it's okay to feel good about you) that I do not necessitate involuntary or voluntary vomiting as much as I once did. When I did, and when I have in the past couple of years, it has, I believe, been largely the result of drink. Even when afflicted with an illness, I believe it was drink that exacerbated things to the point of vomit. And I eat some raunchy shit sometimes, doggz. If you live in New York, take a good look at how your deli stores bacon. The answer is probably a steam tray kept at ground level that they think their patrons cannot see. It's really gross. Anyways, when I have felt urpy (thankfully not too often) it's been drink that did it.

11:14 PM  
Blogger SC said...

I vomit a lot, from both food and booze, and I think the cause is a genetic defect shared with my sister - we rarely burp. We can't make ourselves burp, we almost never burp naturally.

11:26 PM  
Blogger MMW said...

Weird that SC's problem comes from inability to burp! Paradoxically, my body of late has been wracked with excessive and unpleasant post-prandial burping. Stomach gas is no fun!

SC, I wonder if your inability to burp is not the result of a genetic defect but instead from an excess of politeness?

4:29 AM  
Blogger dubs said...

this predates WIA, but on our last night in costa rica i must have reached the greasy-chicken-and-rice tipping point because i became ill for the next 5-6 days. no actual vomming, just crippling stomach pain.

7:28 AM  
Blogger MMW said...

I once ate some slightly off lasagna, and had weird intestinal issues for about a week. I started eating yogurt for breakfast because of that, in fact.

9:26 AM  
Blogger zachkay said...

Since moving to New York I have been farting aloud maybe 5-10 times as much as I used to fart. Strangely, this is really only the case when Xtina is around. I think this has to do with the fact that I often have the urge to "wine and dine" her, as opposed to my normal diet of eating next-to-nothing. It also might be a power thing.

9:45 AM  

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