Beware the Chicken!

Warning – some graphic descriptions of bodily functions

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Crunch, munch, yum!

Crispy strips of fried chicken

No need to cook tonight

not that I had the energy or motivation to do it

It was an easy out

or so I thought.

Boy how wrong I was !

Two hours later

waves of stomach cramps

spasms in my gut

leaving me in a cold sweat

What was going on ?

Dash to the loo.

More spasms

followed by  projectile blasts

of STUFF

from the rear end

Quick!

a dash to the vanity basin

as the urgent warning knell

of upcoming

stomach content hit

Heaving, churning vomitus

filled the sink

I sank into the embrace of the armchair

only to dash off yet again

and again…

followed by

gallons of water to flush

out the bugs

a diet of hot, sweet black tea

dry toast and vegemite

Three days later

still a twinge of nausea

in the back of the throat.

Warning, warning, warning –

BEWARE THE CHICKEN

it is not what it seems.

© Raili Tanska

Image Pixabay

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21 thoughts on “Beware the Chicken!

    1. I tried to report it online, which is what I have done before, but the system has been changed so I couldn’t get it done 😦 The other issue is it may not have been the chicken – although that’s what I think it was. No-one else developed any problems and we all ate it that night. TRH thinks I already had the beginnings of something a few days before and it just kicked in hard that night. It hit 2 hours after we’d eaten. Sometimes food poisoning can take several days to manifest in symptoms. The only other thing I could have done is gone to the dr who would have needed a stool sample and then he would have had to report it (it’s mandated). Anyway, I’m over the worst of it now.

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  1. That was the poor chicken taking revenge for a horrible life lived in the agonising confines of a small cage, with its beak and claws hacked off so it can’t get into fights with its traumatised neighbours.
    Boycott KFC – your stomach will thank you 🙂

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    1. I’ve had that chicken image rolling around in my head since I responded to this 😦 It was an appalling lack in judgement and discernment on my part. Oh well, another lesson learnt. Sending those poor chooks lots of love xx

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