Singles Day, a young woman ate nothing but instant noodles for three straight weeks. That decision did not end up paying off for her.n order to save money ahead of
When November 11th finally rolled around, the woman, a college student in the Jiangsu city of Nantong named Hong Jia, was not able to take advantage of all the deals, having already been booked into the hospital with a high fever.
Two days later, the woman had recovered enough and was back at school where she admitted that pretty much all of the money she had saved through her diet had gone to pay her medical bills. It’s not exactly clear what was behind the woman’s illness, though Hong believes that the instant noodles were at least partly to blame.
Earlier this month, a video documenting Hong’s Singles Day dedication had gone viral on Chinese social media. After the experience, Hong’s mother wrote to her on WeChat saying that she deserved to get sick and reminding her daughter to drink lots of hot water.
In the end, the only thing that Hong bought on Double 11 was a facial mask.