“You can reach spiritual enlightenment after 5 days of fasting,” she’d heard from somewhere or perhaps, she had dreamed it. It doesn’t matter, she thought, I’m willing to try anything.
“Your brain will become sharper the longer you fast.” Can a person really go so many days without food though?
Eager to try, she decided to rent a cabin in the woods for an extra long weekend. She felt great after 2 days of just drinking water and knew she could get past 3 days. By the 5th day though, she was huddling in the corner, muttering, hallucinating, and starving .