Ever feel like Taio Cruz’s song “Hangover” is the theme song to your life? If so, read on. Most people have the case of the Mondays, but if you’re a Syracuse University student, there’s also a “case of the Wednesdays”. As Syracuse students, like to go out to relieve stress and make us feel like normal human beings, but the constant drinking on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday [insert more days here] can be nonetheless brutal. So today, if you’re feeling sub-par, I suggest getting a hold of one of these drinks to brighten up your day so you can at least pretend like you want to be in class.
On the top of the hangover drink list is “Hair of the Dog”. It’s a common phrase that the best cure is the “hair of the dog that bit you”, and what’s a better way to cure a hangover than more alcohol, right? Mix 6 ounces of Bulldog Gin, ½ ounces of fresh lemon juice, 2-3 dashes of Tabasco sauce and a slice of chili pepper to help calm your stomach.
Next on the list is Gatorade. The popular sports drink is formulated to rehydrate your body with carbohydrates and electrolytes to help you regain what your body lost last night. Not only is the drink delicious, but it also fortifies your body with minerals to help get you out of bed and off to class.
Lastly, if you’re feeling ambitious, try Jonathan Stewart’s Hangover Remedy drink. It includes:
1000 milligrams vitamin C
one B complex vitamin
600 milligrams N-acetyl-cysteine or “NAC”
400 milligrams Ibuprofen
one over-ripe banana
5-6 frozen strawberries
1/4 cup wild blueberries
1/4 cup frozen or fresh pineapple
about 1 1/2 cups cold vanilla soy milk
1/2 cup orange juice
a dash of salt
a dash of cayenne
about 100 ounces clear, filtered water
Blend together and enjoy your hangover-free day!