Sunday – Tisha B’Av – Day 12

Posted on 2nd August 2012

Sunday was the day the fast fell on this year and was entirely spent inside. The day was wasted away with Gali and Ariel, chatting with Lord of the Rings in the background as none of them had seen it yet. A few episodes of ‘Friends’ later, the fast finally finished.

I have never in my life eaten a better sandwich. Though it was only honey and mashed banana, the taste was a dream after twenty-five hours of fasting. Coupled with a few good swigs of water, nothing could have been better.

However, to celebrate the conclusion of the fast in real style we all headed to ‘Black n Burger’, with Amit, a friend just out of the army for the day, for my first taste of meat in weeks. Though some part of me liked vegetarianism and was sad to see it go, I felt I needed the iron. Thus, I ordered a 330gram burger with charif (spicy) chips! Delicious. I felt well full after that. And to sleep for another day….

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