I am here to set the record straight.
The stomach bug diet is not the best diet. It is not an easy way to lose weight. When you must stay mere steps from the bathroom, you’re not all, “Wow! This is so easy!” And when other people in your house have to eat and you smell it and want to die a thousand deaths, you aren’t at all, “I’ve never lost weight with so little effort!” And when you finally try to eat again, only to discover that OH CRAP I RUSHED THAT AND IT IS NOT TIME TO EAT YET?
Yeah. Not. Easy.
Lest you worry, I have come out the other side. I have sampled multiple flavors of Gatorade, gummed many saltines, and fallen asleep during a variety of Netflix programs. I have lived to tell.
I lost four pounds in three days. It was not easy. I’m pretty sure “easy” and “praying for death” are mutually exclusive.
Also? When I informed my husband that in the likely event of my untimely demise, I wanted him to remarry but not love his new wife as much as he loved me? He was all, “Um-HMM” and wouldn’t even entertain this one, last request from me, the beautiful yet tragic love of his life.
Like I said? Everything about a stomach bug is terrible.