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May 15, 2020

Effervescence

Episode 5 – Morning After

Hangovers are the devil. You feel as if you are trapped inside an active volcano. As if your body is no longer yours. As if there is a band beating drums and playing pianos inside your head. You are hungry but your appetite is gone. Sleepy but your head won’t let you. Your memory is obscure. Your joints are numb. You curse yourself. How could you drink that much on an empty stomach? How could you mix vodka, gin and whisky? You swear never to get that wasted again. At least I had a good time, you console yourself. I work hard every week. I deserve a little fun. And it’s not like I spent too much money anyway, you continue. In addition, I came home with a pretty girl. So was it all worth it? Of course! Wait, maybe not. Who cares? It’s already happened! This is the last time, I swear. Deep down, you know that you will do this again next weekend. And the weekend after next. And the weekend after that. But let us cross that bridge when we get there, shall we? The best cure for a hangover is moderation. Reluctantly sipping a smoothie, hoping […]

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