Slow death

“Each of us had lost around a quarter of his weight in less than three weeks… The food portions were very poor in quality and quantity, especially considering the terribly exhausting work we had to do.

Our weight dropped precipitously the first month. Fifteen or 20 kilos was the norm.

Although the weight loss rate slowed down after the first or second month, added up over time the results were spectacular. One of us who weighed 90 kg when he arrived had dropped to just 40 kg by the end of the year… That’s what killed him, by the way…