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So its Sunday, you’re due round at your Mam & Dads for Sunday dinner, and quite frankly, the old cranks are doing your (possibly) hung over head in. How do you cope?
1: Start drinking – Easy this, if you can stomach it, pinch a can out of your Dads stash, or crack open the red wine, you’ll soon be too pissed to give a shit what they’re giving you grief about.
2: Don’t go – I know, technically its not “surviving” but you won’t have to put up with the constant barrage of questions they’ve already asked you before. Although you’re probably hamstringing yourself here and doing yourself out of a fairly decent feed (unless your Mams roasts are as bad as mine).
3: Take the piss – I know some of you probably do this already and I know some of you probably don’t, but taking the piss can make a few hours go fast as fuck. Rip your Dad for the length of his sideburns, give your Mam grief over the state of her roast spuds. Its all good. Even start taking the piss in other ways, crack open your Dads best bottle of Whisky and sling a bag of washing at your Mam.
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So its the monday after the first weekend of September, you’ve drank for 3 days straight, and now you’re a shattered mess, with heart palpitations and the water content of a bag of crisps. So how do you get over it?
1: Drink: Water that is. You’ll need to muscle through loads of it to flush all the shit out of your system, maybe give an isotonic drink a whirl, not too many though, I had four Powerades in one evening once and the following days err ‘faecal matter” was more like blue ink.
2: Eat properly: No doubt whilst you were out on the keg, you just ate whatever shit took your fancy and now you’re the worse for it. So get some wholemeal pasta on the go, a nice selection of veg, maybe a nice piece of fish, don’t resort to KFC like the Author did last night, it’ll just make you feel even worse.
3: Exercise: Hold on, hold on, hear me out, you’re feeling fucked and shattered and don’t feel like moving, but having a quick half hour blast of cardio will get the endorphins flowing, which will in turn make you feel loads better. Plus you’ll burn off some of those extra calories you got from supping Stella all day Sunday.
4: Steam/Sauna: Probably best to do this last, well certainly after you’ve re-hydrated. Going for a ten minute blast in the steam room or a 5 minutes blast in the sauna or even both, followed by a cold shower will leave you feeling ace because you’ve sweated out all the filth you’ve had in the previous days.
5: Sleep: Don’t neglect this, you need approximately 8 hours a day kip, so say it takes half an hour to nod off, and you need to be up for 7, you should be in bed for half ten, even set an alarm for GOING to bed. Getting a proper nights sleep will help you recover loads. Just don’t try and bring it on with more drink as you wont sleep proper off that either.