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Posted: 11/17/2012 9:56:26 PM
What do you do the morning after the night before?

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When I used to drink... ( I don't any more) I drank a stout Bloody Mary with a strong cup of back coffee....


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Sleep, and more sleep. Only thing that ever worked for me. Oh and gallons of water!


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BC Powder, tons of water and greasy Mexican food

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dont do it.


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Extra strength Advil and lots of water.




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Chili burger.

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Lots of water before bed and some manner of greasy food the next day.


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Posted: 11/18/2012 6:44:20 AM
The only way for me to avoid a hangover is to drink a pretty full glass of water per every alcoholic drink I have. I order a mojito and a water, or a glass of wine and a water, etc.
And after I'm home, every time I pee, I drink another glass of water. I'm peeing all night, but I'm never hungover. Add a good breakfast and coffee and I'm good.


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Posted: 11/18/2012 7:14:22 AM
Several glasses of water before bed, hearty breakfast with strong coffee in the morning.


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Posted: 11/18/2012 7:26:55 AM
I like the Stephanie Plum cure - a large coke and french fries.



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Posted: 11/18/2012 7:37:55 AM
I agree with my DD, a large glass of water before bed. Tylenol and a good breakfast in the morning.


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I Pepcid ac and 2 Tylenol BEFORE you go to bed if you wait the next day it's to late (it really work)


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If you wake up feeling bad, try an Emergen-C. I take these everyday to stay well, but they esp help if you've over indulged!


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Sleep. Sleep. Sleep. I find my symptoms are more from lack of sleep than anything else. And Excedrine.



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Water. Then a cheeseburger and chocolate milkshake.


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Night before: tons of carbs to absorb alcohol.

Morning after: pickles and pickle juice.


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Before and during--

Food & fluids going into the binge. (No empty stomach)
Greasy/starchy food and fluids during the binge.
Followed by fluids after the binge.

Fluids = water or something with electrolytes in it.

Morning after--
"Real food" (nothing light) to hold onto your stomach fluids
Lemon-Lime Gatorade for the electrolytes

If you for some reason 'Failed'...the Lemon-Lime Gatorade (the other flavors would probably work, but my DH & his best friend taught me, when we were young, to do that flavor and it seemed to just stick with me ). You need to electrolytes.

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Blend and drink. Go back to bed. Swear you will never do it again.




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Sleep and more sleep. Then start again! lol


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Posted: 11/18/2012 3:06:22 PM
Besides NOT drinking?

When I was younger... before going out -- eat something high in fats, cheese works well.

Also before going out I would line up 6 glasses of water (or the equivalent, as in 2 of three LARGE glasses of water), have TWO aspirins out and then another glass of water.

Drink only to the "buzz" as well...

Once safely home, drink all that water, take the aspirins and drink that last glass of water. THEN GO TO BED!

Next morning, usually a nice warm shower did the rest as does STRONG coffee. Also abstaining from any more alcohol for 24 hours. Drink too soon, nasty headache (for me) and the water does not help then.

Now? I seldom drink more than a glass of wine with a meal or sip a "shot" of brandy before bed, so I don't worry about it.




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Posted: 11/18/2012 3:56:24 PM

Drink only to the "buzz" as well...


Well that would kind of negate any chances of having a hangover in the first place, wouldn't it?

Drink a lot of water and take a few ibuprofen before bed. Sleep it off. Arise at noon and have someone bring you a cheeseburger and a fountain drink. Good to go.

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"Morning after: pickles and pickle juice."





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Posted: 11/18/2012 4:22:43 PM
Well something greasy like pizza always worked for me. Water and some vitamins too.
Nothing works as well as more alcohol!! A mimosa or bloody mary.


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Anyone try coconut water? I heard it works!! Only thing that helps me is sleep and large amounts of water.

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Anyone try coconut water?

Tried it this morning! It didn't work, and it tastes terrible!

I like to have icy cold Gatorade, a banana, and a couple of Anacin (ASA + caffeine), served with a side of regret.





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Ahh, I'm disappointed to hear the coconut water doesn't work.







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Posted: 11/18/2012 6:39:43 PM
Non-drinker here, but I'm curious. If you've drunk enough alcohol to have a hangover the next day, aren't you afraid you won't wake up during the night to pee? All that water drinking right before bed would make me have to get up several times to empty my bladder.


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When i was younger it was a coke and cheeseburger from McDonalds. Now if I do overindulge i drink a giant glass of water before bed and take some tylenol.


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Posted: 11/18/2012 8:58:57 PM

All that water drinking right before bed would make me have to get up several times to empty my bladder.

I haven't had that problem. I guess because alcohol really dehydrates you, so I guess all that water drinking is just bringing you back to normal.

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Posted: 11/19/2012 3:20:40 AM
Back in the good old days it was a greasy breakfast or a quarter pounder meal, these days I drink water throughout the night and before bed I need to have a huge glass of water with some asprin and the next morning a berocca.



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Don't take Tylenol while drinking! Especially binge drinking!



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Don't take Tylenol while drinking! Especially binge drinking!


Can I ask why?

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Coconut water works for me...same idea as gatorade without all the fake stuff. I learned that while living in Hawaii. Coconut water is really a miracle drink for me, but I also love the taste.

Tylenol is BAD for the liver after you have been drinking. The combination of tylenol and booze totally wrecks your liver.




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Posted: 11/19/2012 6:58:11 AM
Big glass of water and advil before bed. Diet coke and mroe advil when I get up (can't stand coffee on my stomach when I'm hungover). A McDonald's two cheeseburger meal and I'm cured!


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A Big Mac! Yep, something about greasy food absorbing all the alcohol in your stomach just seems to work. Of course, the most important thing is stay hydrated. So drink plenty during the day.






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A small Dixie cup of nonfat milk and three small pieces of cantaloupe

Cures a heinous hangover headache within 10 minutes.


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