I get a seat in a metro, easy, since it is the starting point. Two ladies, one young and the other not so young, seats themselves on my either side. Well, I am not complaining. We have one or two standing, Within no time, it reaches the next station and many gets in and we have lot of them standing. The ladies on my either side gets busy on their mobile. I close my eyes and doze off. All of a sudden I wake up, did I hear a distant sound, close by ? People are looking at me. The young lady on my left gives me a look and looks away. The Lady on my right, is focused on her cell. After two minutes, the lady on my right let go a sound, not exactly from the bottom of her heart, much below. Ah, so that’s what woke me up. People started looking at me and the lady was oblivious of the surrounding. For once I regretted being a man, under such circumstances , men are number one, suspect. And here I am, sitting accused. No questions, no clarification, only Judgment. You know what follows the sound, I am not mentioning that here.
The young girl to my left got up after the third firing, giving me a dirty look, moved away to be out of range. I wanted to stop her and tell, I am sitting next to a Ventriloquist. I asked the lady, who has not taken her eyes off the cell phone, how far was she going (pun intended). She just gave a laugh and went back to her phone, only the two of us understood the joke, though not very funny. A little later she took pity on me and said in her lingo “no, control”. I whispered “see a doctor”. “Doctor also no control”, she said. Well, She has to let go to stay alive.
I got up with the guilty noose around my neck , stepped into a safer zone, when another sucker jumped on to the vacant seat next to the lady. Best of luck, have a good time.
Unfortunately this stinking topic is a global phenomena. I do not know how many out of every how many suffers from this internal problem. Can this be listed as an item under public nuisance ?
Let’s call this as Mr. G for convenience. G in one direction make other’s life miserable, the other direction makes own life painful. The degree of suffering varies. I have seen people rolling on the ground unable to deal with it, some spending sleepless nights, swallowing sleeping pills, doing all sorts of things in desperation. There is a specialised branch of medicine called Gasteroenterology dealing with digestive system and its disorders.
I am not G authority of India, however I spent some time to know G better. Most of us pass G 20 times per day, says an expert. G pain may occur if it is trapped or not moving well through your digestive system. High fibre food like beans, peas, fruits, vegetables, whole grains, carbonated drinks (like, soda, beer), eating habits causes G. Now this is what we all eat, however, a difference in opinion between the large intestine and the small can create excess G.
One reason is the style of eating which we can control and that is swallowing air which happens when eating too quickly, talking while chewing. There are some big terms which I could not chew , which a doctor passed on to me. If I tell you that you will say I am G ing.
Chest pain (mistaken for heart attack), back pain and body pain, the reason may be G. Any of those symptoms, we should not try self treatment by out G ing, better go to a doctor.
One thought, is there any research on, to harvest G for alternate energy ?