When Mula Nasruddin returned, he shocked his doctor by having lost almost twenty kilos.
"Why, that's amazing," the doctor said, greatly impressed, "You certainly must have followed my instructions."
Mula Nasruddin nodded, "I'll tell you what though, I thought I was going to drop dead on the third day."
"Why, from hunger?" asked his doctor.
"No, from all that skipping."