Grease is the word

26 Feb

So, the plan last night was to go out for my co-workers birthday and have two beers then peace out.

Of course, that didn’t happen.

We celebrated, bitched about work and naturally bonded.  I love that I have such cool co-workers but am going to be leaving my job in a couple of months.

And the shirt? BCBG found at Goodwill for $4-holla!

Around beer #3 , these made an appearance

Now I’m not a shot kinda girl but when someone brings out a shot called a Purple Skittle, I’m instantly intrigued.

And you know what? It really tasted like a purple skittle, it was fantastic! So beer #4 and #5 happened after that and I was in no shape to drive so I cabbed it home and tried to find some drunk food to feast on. Unfortunately, I don’t keep any drunk food at home so it consisted of hummus and crackers. Not too exciting of drunk food but it did the trick and soon it was sleepy time.

I woke up this morning and felt ill. Not like pukey ill but ill as in my head was pounding, I was operating at a slower pace than normal and my stomach did not feel well. Of course Lincoln was extra hyper this morning because he likes to torture me sometimes. we went for a walk and then I called one of my co-workers to see if they would take me to my car. I got to my car and needed grease ASAP so I went to a local diner, grabbed a paper, sipped on coffee and feasted on a french toast, eggs and sausage special for only $4.95. Why hello cheap, greasy food, please get in my belly!

Ate every last bite of both plates. It was totally worth it.

I also saw some interesting ads in the paper like this

Couples dinner night at a strip club? How romantic!

Soon after I went home, caught up on tv and lounged around and again, was hungry. I remember a git card to Five Guys that I had so I went and picked up a burger and fries in hopes that it would cure the hangover

Yum yum yum! I love Five Guys so much plus the fact that they use fresh jalapenos if you want them on your burger and you can get cajun seasoning on your fries.

I found a nice surprise waiting for me as well courtesy of Kimberly from Sunny State of Mind. I recently won her giveaway for Raw Revolution bars and an Oikos greek yogurt coupon–I can’t wait to try out the bars!

Thanks Kimberly–so many bars to eat, so little time!!

And after that? You guessed it–more lounging and doing absolutely nothing. It felt great to relax but I still felt like hell.

By the time dinner rolled around, I was ready for something not so greasy so I made tofu tacos again and they turned out great. I swear the taco seasoning just makes it even better plus a little cheese and salsa never hurt anyone as well.

And now I sit watching Billy Madison


I love Adam Sandler movies but never been able to sit through this one because I think it’s just too stupid. I’m really just waiting for Happy Gilmore to begin which could possibly be even stupider than Billy Madison but I just like hearing “The price is wrong….bitch” I think Adam Sandler would be a really good and loyal friend though, look at how he always puts his friends in movies. Even the friends who have nothing going on career wise-that’s a good friend indeed.

 What’s the worst hangover you’ve ever had?

Favorite shot?

54 Responses to “Grease is the word”

  1. TheSceneFromMe February 26, 2011 at 9:06 pm #

    Well I never drink, so one vacation in Puerto Rico a few years back my friends thought it would be funny to see Amy drunk…whatever! They kept handing me green apple martinis and the next AM I didn’t feel too well. But laying by the pool and taking a bunch of vitamins they handed me made me feel better.
    At a holiday party this winter, they were serving Juicy Fruit shots. They smelled just like Juicy Fruit gum!
    PS, I love the cajun fries at Five Guys, there is one close by me! Stop, now you are making me hungry and it’s late at night.

  2. spabettie February 26, 2011 at 9:14 pm #

    WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING AT, SWAN ??? *I love that line.

    ugh, no shots for me! In college our favorite was Jager. that makes me cringe to think about now.

  3. Amy @ Second City Randomness February 26, 2011 at 9:35 pm #

    Omg… last week I was exactly where you are now. My Saturday night included my couch, my tv, and a bag of swedish fish. This could be inferior to that really amazing looking burger… but not by much! :p

    Nice work snagging the deal on the shirt. 😉

  4. Jenn @ Peas and Crayons February 26, 2011 at 9:52 pm #

    I think i’m overdue for a sandler movie marathon! I watched 50 first dates on tv the other night and wanted to whip out the full line of movies stat! ❤

    grease fixes almost all the damage skittles shots can do =) bahaha! poor thing! hope you wake up and feel fantabulous tomorrow! lovinggggg our twitter chat! =)

  5. bakebooks February 26, 2011 at 10:23 pm #

    So I officially love you.

    I love all your meals. I love that your not afraid to eat. I love that your not afraid to sit and lounge all day and watch Adam Sandler movies.


    I ate so much (crap) last night – I DO keep drunk food unfortunately and ate like 1/2 a gallon of ice cream with cookies last night. I felt sick going to be bed, sick getting up and felt guilty and bloated all day. But I didn’t restrict. I still ate chocolate. I still ate meals. I still watched TV. I still sat and didn’t even feel like going outside. I felt like a fat blob and ashamed and guilty…

    But I’m sick of it. So sick of the guilt and hatred.

    Thank you so much for your comment on my blog -I replied to it. I can’t believe your leaving your job – I want your strength. I would so leave my field entirely if I could – unfortunately it’s the only thing that will pay my bills and keep me alive right now…it really is when my loans are as high as mine.

    Who knows what will become of me?

    Have a wonderful night.

  6. This Italian Family February 26, 2011 at 11:29 pm #

    Love great deals at Goodwill, so fabulous! 🙂

    And that was some seriously yummy breakfast food!

  7. vixter2010 February 27, 2011 at 2:27 am #

    Oh god I can’t handle shots!! Good hangover food, you need grease for sure. McDonalds is always a good bet and I always fancy coco-cola 🙂

    • simplyshaka February 27, 2011 at 9:59 pm #

      McDonalds has the best Coca-Cola ever! I wonder if it’s equally as terrific in the UK?

  8. dianacheung February 27, 2011 at 7:30 am #

    that top is SMOOKINNNGGGG. Haha you know you were totally drunk twittering right? Hilars…love it. Anyways, you NEED greasy food when you are hung over. My go to is always a whopper from burger king…I dunno why but it really hits the spot! Worse hang over was a few years ago..the day after I made out (and etc) with my now fiance..YEAH SCANDALICIOUS!

    • simplyshaka February 27, 2011 at 9:58 pm #

      Oh yes, I love drunk tweeting! I love the made out and etc hahahah

  9. Euniece February 27, 2011 at 8:56 am #

    you probably had the best hangover day ever! scrumptious breakfast, YUMMMMMMYYY lunch! ❤ five guys! and billy madison! im so jealous, minus the headache part 😉

    • simplyshaka February 27, 2011 at 9:57 pm #

      hahah. besides the whole feeling like crap thing it wasn’t so bad!

  10. Kristen @ That Hoosier Girl February 27, 2011 at 4:20 pm #

    I LOVE Billy Madison. hahaha It is totally stupid and mindless…which might just be why I love it so much 🙂

    I think my favorite shot is probably Oatmeal Cookie – no clue what’s in it, but sure is tasty!

    I just saw IHOP is giving away free short stacks on Tuesday…after seeing your diner fare…I’m thinkin’ I might just have to hit it up!

    • simplyshaka February 27, 2011 at 9:56 pm #

      What? Free short stacks? I need to check that out!

      I’ve heard of the Oatmeal Cookie shot but not sure if I tried it before? It sounds fantastic though.

  11. Whitney February 27, 2011 at 5:10 pm #

    I do love breakfast. Probably my most favorite meal of the day!

  12. Autumn @ Good Eats Girl February 27, 2011 at 5:41 pm #

    The worst hangover I’ve ever had included jagermeister the night before. I will never drink that again. Oy.

    Greasy food is the best cure for a hangover!!!

  13. lookingupwhileslimmingdown February 27, 2011 at 5:49 pm #

    You weren’t kidding…that top was saucy. 🙂 You look great. Worst hangover ever: the morning after the night I was first introduced to jungle juice sophomore year. And i HAD to be at a Spanish class at 8:30am that day. Yah, I thought I was going to die…felt like someone was doing the Mexican hat dance on my head and there were Mexican jumping beans in my stomach.

    • simplyshaka February 27, 2011 at 9:55 pm #

      Now you know why I cropped the pic on FB! Thanks 🙂

      That sounds miderable, ugh 😦

  14. emily (a nutritionist eats) February 27, 2011 at 7:15 pm #

    Ok, I need to know about this purple skittle shot. For some reason whenever I have a little too much to drink I think shots are really fun! (And then I always regret it…ah well!) Burger and fries are probably my favorite hangover food, and I’ve heard great things about 5 guys. I think there is one in the burbs, might need to try it soon!

    • simplyshaka February 27, 2011 at 9:53 pm #

      Ahhh you’re that girl that is like “Let’s do shots!” huh? I am usually the one who goes and hides when I hear that phrase haha.

  15. Ashleigh February 27, 2011 at 9:06 pm #

    You look so pretty, love that top!! I want a purple skittle that sounds good. I think my favorite shot is patron and a red headed slut if I am doing something mixed. I always get really hungover, it sucks..I sleep with a bottle of advil and pepto next to my bed haha

    • simplyshaka February 27, 2011 at 9:51 pm #

      Thanks! I have bottles of Advil in my purse, at work and by my bed so I feel your pain. I used to love red headed sluts!

  16. One Healthy Apple February 27, 2011 at 9:33 pm #

    Your shirt? Love! I love the color and fit.

    Um…worst hangover (that I can think of) was from my bachelorette party. I had WAY too much after months of not drinking and it was not pretty.

    Favorite shot would have to be lemondrops or kamikazes…but it’s been too long since I have had either.

    • simplyshaka February 27, 2011 at 9:50 pm #

      Thanks girl! I can only imagine how crappy you felt–eek 😦 Lemon drop shots are good, I can’t remember the last time I had one!

  17. thefitacademic February 27, 2011 at 10:13 pm #

    I’ve never tried 5 guys, but I’ve heard good things! My favorite shot is probably a german chocolate cake – very easy – just frangelico and vanilla vodka with a sugar rim & lemon slice. YUM!

    • simplyshaka February 27, 2011 at 10:16 pm #

      Its amazing….you must try if you come across one! Um yeah, I need to try that shot!!

  18. alex February 27, 2011 at 11:20 pm #

    Sounds like my day, Tiff. Even the Billy Madison part. Minus the tofu.

  19. Anna @ Newlywed, Newly Veg February 28, 2011 at 9:18 am #

    Lol…always fun when a two drink night turns into a seven drink night 🙂 Well, fun until the next day, that is.

    • simplyshaka February 28, 2011 at 10:31 pm #

      You said it, anything more than three is usually a bad idea the next day!

  20. Stephanie @ The Cookie Battle February 28, 2011 at 10:50 am #

    Nothing is better for a hangover than greasy food! My worst hangover ever was a random night I went to a club with some friends and drank more than I had ever drank in my LIFE for some reason. Yeah my hangover lasted for 3 days that’s how drunk I was.

    My favorite shot is a Red Headed Slut. So tasty 🙂

    • simplyshaka February 28, 2011 at 10:30 pm #

      Red headed sluts are terrific!

      3 day hangover??? OMFG that is just horrible, thumbs down to that.

  21. Krista @ Journey to a Healthy Berg February 28, 2011 at 11:19 am #

    What the heck is in a purple skittle shot?! Sounds awesome!

    • simplyshaka February 28, 2011 at 10:29 pm #

      I still have no clue and have a feeling, I don’t wanna know! The bartender didn’t know what it was so someone had to google it.

  22. Monique February 28, 2011 at 12:01 pm #

    OMG worst hangover was when i had a combination of sun poisioning. I went to that pimps and hoes party and drank myself to sickness. I vomitted in my sleep and i was ill for 2 days straight. i havent drank that much in a while.
    Im lying
    a few months later at an open bar hosted by the SAME person who hosted the pimp ho party… i fell down an entire flight of stairs trying to figure out how to get home.
    since THEN i havent had a night like that in a while.
    im getting too old for this shit.

  23. Mindy@FindingSilverLinings February 28, 2011 at 12:06 pm #

    Holy purple skittle!!! Yes please!! Greasy food is a must after drinking. I don’t care what anyone says.

  24. OliePants February 28, 2011 at 1:07 pm #

    Pretty pretty shirt! Love that color on you! Burgers are my hangover cures too! It comes my night-time best friend! 🙂

    I have to say the worst hangover I had was in college with tequila – Oh Jose – you did me wrong!

    • simplyshaka February 28, 2011 at 10:26 pm #

      Thanks 🙂 Jose and I decided to part ways looooong loooooong ago. I believe it was spring break in Cancun….

  25. Natalie @ Will Jog For Food February 28, 2011 at 2:09 pm #

    One of my worst hangovers was yesterday! hahaha… I drank from 11am – 5pm on Saturday at a Wine & Food Fest. I was SO tired yesterday and barely even moved from the couch.

    • simplyshaka February 28, 2011 at 10:25 pm #

      Hot and hungover is the worst! Your time looked like it was worth it though 🙂

  26. MelissaNibbles February 28, 2011 at 2:21 pm #

    I love your shirt.

    That’s a good deal on breakfast!

  27. Stephanie February 28, 2011 at 4:40 pm #

    My weekend started off with an attempt to do dinner and TWO drinks max. Ended up having several others and one shot of whiskey. This mama was hungover all Sunday. GREAT reminder to me why I choose to stay away from drinks most often. Still had a blast though. 😉

    • simplyshaka February 28, 2011 at 10:23 pm #

      I hear ya, I can’t party like that every weekend like I used to. It takes me foreeeeeeevvvvveer to get over a hangover now but 90% of the time it’s worth it 🙂

  28. Angela (the diet book junkie) February 28, 2011 at 5:28 pm #

    hmmm…i don’t do a lot of shots, but i do enjoy vodka martinis! (which is kinda like 2 shots in a pretty glass, right? :)) p.s. you look really pretty in those pics, LOVE that shirt on you!!

    • simplyshaka February 28, 2011 at 10:22 pm #

      Thanks 🙂 I used to love vodka but I think I had too much of it in my younger days so if I have it now it has to be mixed with something sweet!

  29. Kace February 28, 2011 at 5:30 pm #

    OK it has been WAY too long since I had 5 guys!!! I love lemon drops, red headed sluts, or just straight up jameson.

  30. leashieloo February 28, 2011 at 11:10 pm #

    Oh yes, there is no better cure for a hangover than grease and carbs! I would love a Purple Skittle shot, I usually like to get Upside Down Pineapple Cake. Yum!

  31. BikiniBy30 March 1, 2011 at 12:37 pm #

    WORD TO THE WISE: No matter how fun a girls night out is, it should never include (in this order) a giant dirty martini, a mojito, another giant dirty martini, and Dilirium Tremons.

  32. Elin @andserenitytoo March 1, 2011 at 4:43 pm #

    I want those skittles shots! Purple is my favorite…
    And holla indeed to the pretty shirt!


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