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Old Jan 29th 2012, 8:26 am
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Any cures for getting over a red eye flight other than sleeping at your desk or getting jittery from too much coffee?
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Old Jan 29th 2012, 9:26 am
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My brother-in-law swears on not eating for 6 hours before the flight and then not eating on the flight either. I've never tried this - I figure that if I'm going to feel crap, I might as well not feel hungry as well.
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Coffee will send your insulin levels all over the place--stick to lots of water, vitamin C, nutritious meals and keep moving--just sitting at your desk won't help. Intellectual conversations with your 'net friends may help, alternatively just try to pick the bones from my drivel Have a couple of glasses of white wine and go to bed early.
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bugger- Im about 20 cups of coffee down....
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A glass of red wine and 2 Tylenol PM.
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Don't fly economy
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My brother-in-law swears on not eating for 6 hours before the flight and then not eating on the flight either. I've never tried this - I figure that if I'm going to feel crap, I might as well not feel hungry as well.
I've heard that before, combined with eating the next meal at the correct time at your destination (i.e. lunch at lunchtime) Helps the jet lag, apparently.
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Originally Posted by kittycat1 View Post
Any cures for getting over a red eye flight other than sleeping at your desk or getting jittery from too much coffee?
Take a day off.
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Old Jan 29th 2012, 11:32 am
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Spugs- I refuse to take a days holiday to get over a work trip! I'd rather sit at my desk and dribble if needed!
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Spugs- I refuse to take a days holiday to get over a work trip! I'd rather sit at my desk and dribble if needed!
I do, bollocks to that - we had 17 days on holiday then the missus went to work and I had another day off, in bed, chilling, playstation, nice bit of tucker - get in!
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nope- absolutely refuse to spend a day in bed and use my holiday unless there is a delicious man in there with me.
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nope- absolutely refuse to spend a day in bed and use my holiday unless there is a delicious man in there with me.
You should have called
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nope- absolutely refuse to spend a day in bed and use my holiday unless there is a delicious man in there with me.
I think the Dean would come and help you out with that one.
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You should have called
She said delicious
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She said delicious
Have you tasted me? Do you want a piece of me? Do you?
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