My hangover
October 9, 2001 12:38 AM   Subscribe

My hangover has now moved into day 2. Last night was cold shakes and sweats. It was great fun with the boys, but still... Any advice would be gratefully received.
posted by Frasermoo (27 comments total)
I recommend pancakes.
posted by disarray at 1:02 AM on October 9, 2001

My tip is a decent breakfast and then get some vitamin B-12. Works wonders for me.

Another quick fix is Lipovitan. It's a vitmin/energy drink that you can get in Japanese/Korean groceries. Comes in little brown bottles and tastes like apple-juice.
posted by RoyalJack at 1:08 AM on October 9, 2001

Orange juice and a cold, cold shower, my friend.
posted by Succa at 1:08 AM on October 9, 2001

my favourite site for cures is [best viewed while still under the influence] ; though most of the cures there just have to be bullshit, the dryness of the aussie humour will at least lessen the headpain of dehydration. hopefully you'll find some help there. :)
posted by elphTeq at 1:13 AM on October 9, 2001

Two ways:
1. don't start drinking (a little late for that)
2. don't stop drinking (there you go!)
posted by knutmo at 1:28 AM on October 9, 2001

More beer.
posted by Big Fat Tycoon at 2:06 AM on October 9, 2001

Don't take any notice, he only had two shandies and a bottle of Babysham, I know how all to well.
posted by beasty at 2:09 AM on October 9, 2001

Two pints of water, and sex in the morning followed a cold shower eat some lard and fresh air, then if you can make it to a pool do some lengths. Open two cans of Stella in emergency but DO NOT DRINK ANYMORE!.
Then avoid going to work where the fear will come calling, find some decent films and then try to sleep as much a possible.

tis all.
posted by moolafoo at 2:33 AM on October 9, 2001

Advice : Read the *expletive deleted* guidelines, amigo. And quit yer whinin'. Ain't manly.
posted by stavrosthewonderchicken at 2:40 AM on October 9, 2001

Best thing for a hangover? Heavy drinking the night before.

Arf arf.

(c) 1981 The Young Ones
posted by salmacis at 3:20 AM on October 9, 2001

stavros. people are feeding back. that's good isn't it?

and believe me, this hangover is mighty.

chill out and offer advice, else go find a dog to kick.
posted by Frasermoo at 3:24 AM on October 9, 2001

Sorry, Frasermoo, but this isn't your private blog.

You line the puppies up and I'll kick 'em, in the name of Infinite Pancake Justice.
posted by stavrosthewonderchicken at 3:33 AM on October 9, 2001

we should sit down and have a beer or three. just not for a few days ok?
posted by Frasermoo at 3:59 AM on October 9, 2001

my favourite colour is blue.

sorry, here's the latest research.
posted by asok at 4:03 AM on October 9, 2001

posted by stavrosthewonderchicken at 4:04 AM on October 9, 2001

This hangover has moved to MetaTalk.
posted by jpoulos at 6:35 AM on October 9, 2001

yet if you still want to comment, i say go ahead.
posted by Frasermoo at 7:54 AM on October 9, 2001

Here you go. That should minimize your hangovers.
posted by adampsyche at 8:16 AM on October 9, 2001

For real this works...... eat a bowl of Mexican soap called Menudo. It really really works. BTW, you can eat it before you start drinking, just after you stop, or the next morning. I think it's works best the next morning or just before you go to bed.
posted by MaGoo at 8:22 AM on October 9, 2001

Don't drink shit that gives you a nasty hangover, is advice numero uno.

If you find yourself in this position in the future, don't sleep in. Wake up, take a shower, grab another drink, and get out of the house. Waiting in the house for the hangover to magically disappear is a mistake, in my opinion. You'll still feel like shit, but at least your day isn't wasted watching crap TV feeling sorry for yourself.
posted by Witold at 8:27 AM on October 9, 2001

Burger King and Gatorade
posted by machaus at 9:52 AM on October 9, 2001

I nice solid Denny's breakfast of (dare I say it? sure I dare) pancakes, coupla eggs, plenty of bacon and sausage, biscuits and gravy, OJ, black coffee. Salt and pepper everything except the pancakes, OJ, and coffee. Order seconds on the sausage and bacon. Cap off with a Marlboro and a shot of vodka. Then, a quick one-mile jog. Then hurl. Then nap.

Two hours later - good as new! So get out there and get to drinking again, boy! Remember Coglin's Law: Women will always judge a man by the amount of alcohol he can drink. Prosst!
posted by UncleFes at 9:59 AM on October 9, 2001

Vitamin B1 in 60,000 recommended dosage. It will not only prevent a hangover, it protects your liver from damage. Medical students have known this forever as a quick shot in the arm to wake up and get ready for medical exams.
posted by stbalbach at 5:24 PM on October 9, 2001

Water, ibuprofen, sleep, eating some eggs when you feel up to it. I think sleep is the only thing that actually helps.
posted by archeopterix at 8:13 PM on October 9, 2001

McDonald's nasty ass Quarter Pounder and a great big glass of ice water. The only cure for a hangover.
posted by SuzySmith at 9:28 PM on October 9, 2001

How about you make yourself throw up? Would that help?
posted by Rastafari at 7:28 AM on October 10, 2001

i'd already done that
posted by Frasermoo at 9:20 AM on October 11, 2001

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