Have you ever been faced with a situation where you’re doing something and acting like you’re enjoying it but really every fibre of your being just wants to stop? Like when you’ve been ~forced~ to demolish that last pizza in the fridge just because you don’t want to share, perhaps you’ve had to watch a painfully shit movie because you told everyone it looked good, or maybe, just maybe, you’ve gobbled your way through 12k just so your cheating husband can’t get his grubby hands on it?
Well, one Columbian woman did just that, when she found out about her husband’s cheating ways and attempted to hide over $12,000 AUD in cash by eating it. After her husband discovered the hiding place where 30-year-old Sandra Milena Almeida was originally keeping their life-savings, she went to pretty extreme lengths so that she wouldn’t have to flick him a few notes.
After ripping through 57 $100 dollar bills, Sandra had to (understandably) go to the hospital when she started suffering abdominal pains. Her actions were only discovered when doctors opened up and found wads of cash, just chilling in her digestive system.
Director of Surgery at the University Hospital of Santander, Juan Paulo Serrano, told reporters: “Some extra rolls (of money) were found in the intestine, which advanced to the colon.” he went on to say that “She ate rolls of bills, they were not wrapped up for any form of illicit transport.”
“It seems it was an act of desperation by this woman, due to the problem she was facing, to ingest these elements, and this, of course, affects the patient’s normal intestinal functioning and life.”
Sandra is expected to make a full recovery and is using some of the money to go on a luxury holiday. Boo-yah.
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