10 minutes past
4, Bani J entered a clinic to get a second therapy session- this time on her
legs and lower back. She told us that she would speak to us soon after that,
but we could not reach her till 9 pm. We guess, she was in acute pain and had gone for a nap thereafter.
Confirming this, when we finally reached her around 9.05 pm, Bani J said, "You need about 4 hours sleep after a session of cupping thearpy. The pain goes away and you wake up extremely fresh."
So why did she do it? "I was getting knots. Cupping therapy helps in easing muscle soreness."
"Do you know I ran for 5 km yesterday? You feel very rejuvenated after a Chinese Cupping Therapy session. Your blood starts flowing more smoothly. Your nutrients start getting assimilated better than otherwise. Cupping Therapy is also very good if you're getting spasms in your body."
More sessions to follow? "Depends. Let's see how I feel," Bani J quipped.
Bani J was covered in marks, just 2 days ago.
She had posted a series of pictures on her Instagram account after her first Chinese cupping session- on her upper back!
Bani J captioned it: “You
look at someone and judge them. Before you even realise you're doing it, before
you even realise it's done- it's so innate the programming. People that train,
athletes, competitive or not, go through a lot of pain on a daily basis. Some
internal, some external. It's like muscle warfare, mental warfare - yes one
more rep pick it the fuck up.. And then there's all the stuff life likes to
throw at you. The good, the beautiful, the love that gets you so high you just
want to bury yourself in it, the bad and then the really really fucked up shit
that makes you feel you have absolutely no control and where was that fucking
thing we like to call 'the point' in all of this to begin with? So yes, the
notorious ever changing 'point', Don't always assume or think it's all for
vanity. Don't assume just because you see the 6pack abs that they were easily
obtained, that life is so easy for them, don't think just because you see the
smiles and hear the laughter that it didn't take a 90 degree trek and a hell of
a horrifying trudge to get to that point. This is the problem with social media
these days. It's one highlight reel after the other. Well, here's my highlight,
I'm in pain. Physical, emotional and spiritual. I'm also smiling and
deliriously in love. It's been a hard week and some of y'all know my moms been
sick and she's gotten sicker. And it sucks balls. So yeah. Struggle town
population +1 for sure. Not here to crib about it, here to let you know
everyone is struggling. Feel the love yourself and then try and see people
through it with that Love. It's the most we can do. That's all (sic)
PS: this Chinese cupping therapy is Bomb.”
The Bigg Boss 10 contestant had then added: “Hurts like hell, and you're left with these amazing marks. But ayy.. scar tissue always stronger than regular tissue right? Fun science fact: The spots that are redder than others are where there were bigger deeper knots/ stress/ tension. The skin gets red because of the increase in blood flood, relieving of the pressure built up inside and helps get rid of toxins. Now, I need a nap. Gday!”