Drinking on a school night...

Do you?

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kittenkat    pirate
17/06/2012 at 15:50

Feels a bit naughty doesn't it

How much alcohol has passed your lips today? Or will do?

17/06/2012 at 15:54

don't drink at all any more - I stopped when I was pregnant with my first child and never started again. As I am always either getting up the next day for work or for a run, then I don't ever drink

 

17/06/2012 at 16:01

I don't go to school anymore and drinking doesn't feel that naughty, more like stuffing your face with junk.

Don't get me wrong, I do drink but I like to drink and enjoy the drink, it maybe only one pint or a glass of wine but that's all I can handle so it's all I'll drink and I want to do it when I know that I can sit back and take pleasure from it.

 

kittenkat    pirate
17/06/2012 at 16:17

by school night I just mean the day before work.

17/06/2012 at 16:19

I will have the occasional glass but I really hate getting drunk now. I hate feeling sick and it just makes me feel like crap for days afterwards.

17/06/2012 at 16:41

Don't drink during the week but sometimes have a glass or 2 at most on a Friday night. Long run on a Sunday morning has put a stop to any wild Saturday nights out. I can get away with a glass but no more otherwise the first 2 miles are too much like hard work.

17/06/2012 at 16:57

We'll share a bottle of wine tonight, roast dinner & wine is a sunday ritual. but that's pretty much all I drink all week.

I can cope with a couple of glasses on a school night, what i can't cope with is a late night! 

17/06/2012 at 17:05

i used to be a big week end drinker then i had to stop in january for 12 weeks due to depression which thankfully the running has cured i now have ocasional sessions like friday night which made me feel like crap yesterday and as said it efects my sunday long runs too i didnt get a good mile until mile 6 today grrr so im defo having a month off of drink leading up to my 1st hm in august i think it realy is an evil poison .

17/06/2012 at 17:08
Not usually on a Sunday night but I have usually reaquainted myself with the SB bottle by Thursday night. Couple of glasses doesn't have much effect the next morning. Late nights make me grumpy next morning.

I work in a sector where alcohol is very much the norm at conferences etc. there's an expectation that people will socialise into the wee small hours and still be up bright and shiney for the next days work. That I cannot do any more. I trotted off to bed at 11 at last weeks one and took a lot more ribbing next day than the ones with crashing hangovers who looked like they'd just been dug up.

I cannot quite remember when I got old and sensible

However on hols so no school tomorrow, I can hear the gin bottle calling .....
kittenkat    pirate
17/06/2012 at 17:08
scott shurmer wrote (see)

i used to be a big week end drinker then i had to stop in january for 12 weeks due to depression which thankfully the running has cured i now have ocasional sessions like friday night which made me feel like crap yesterday and as said it efects my sunday long runs too i didnt get a good mile until mile 6 today grrr so im defo having a month off of drink leading up to my 1st hm in august i think it realy is an evil poison .

Hey, good to hear you've beaten the depression

kittenkat    pirate
17/06/2012 at 17:12
Tickled Pink wrote (see)
Not usually on a Sunday night but I have usually reaquainted myself with the SB bottle by Thursday night. Couple of glasses doesn't have much effect the next morning. Late nights make me grumpy next morning.

I work in a sector where alcohol is very much the norm at conferences etc. there's an expectation that people will socialise into the wee small hours and still be up bright and shiney for the next days work. That I cannot do any more. I trotted off to bed at 11 at last weeks one and took a lot more ribbing next day than the ones with crashing hangovers who looked like they'd just been dug up.

I cannot quite remember when I got old and sensible

However on hols so no school tomorrow, I can hear the gin bottle calling .....

I haven't drunk gin since I was in my 20s. I completely stick to lager, beer and occasionally wine now. No spirits, no way.

17/06/2012 at 17:32
I can't drink beer or lager, body just cannot process it and I am ill for days with anything more than a half pint. Posh gin with fever tree tonic, wedge of line, couple of lumps ..... drink of the Gods.
kittenkat    pirate
17/06/2012 at 17:34

I remember gin and bitter lemon...

17/06/2012 at 17:52
Bitter lemon is something best forgotten. My student drink of choice was vodka & lime ..... yuk!
kittenkat    pirate
17/06/2012 at 17:58

My student days were pretty much anything.

Ultra AJH    pirate
17/06/2012 at 18:01
Southern comfort and lemonade :-/ I drank that for years. I have no idea why.

To the topic. I'll have a couple of beers on a school night. Depends on training the next day.

When I worked in banking it was quite rare to go in not hungover, which I now find terrible, but it got me thru
17/06/2012 at 18:12

Like others, I don't drink anymore (was getting rather good at it!!), just got bored with it, so now will have the (very) occassional sip of Mrs C's wine if she has a particular nice bottle, or pint of cold lager on a hot day, but otherwise don't really bother anymore, and to be honest don't miss it at all.

 

My student days tipple(s) of choice was either Stella, our own home brew 'lager' (absolutely lethal and probably illegal for alcohol content alone), or something called a '16valve turbo charged bad sister' .. (pernod, cointreau, creme de menthe and vodka) ... bloomin' gorgeous but turns your wee green !!!

 

17/06/2012 at 19:03
Never.
17/06/2012 at 19:04

  Liar, liar pants on fire

17/06/2012 at 19:24

I really fancy a Stella after reading this

But down to do 15 miles tomorrow so maybe not.

It all depends on what I'm expected to do the next day. If it's just an endless debug run then I'll happily pre-drink for it, if I have to code something new, or communicate with an actual human, I might be more sensible.

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