So I’m feeling quite a bit better today after spending most of yesterday huddled in my tent. Bird flu or something. I went to the medical tent to see if they could help and was given a cup of herbal tea something something with raw vinegar in it. I was pleasantly surprised how much it helped. I immediately felt less lathargic and congested. Helped me get a good night’s sleep too. I’ll never make fun of hippie meds again!
Woke up this morning feeling 50% better than yesterday. Went straight for the medical tent for another dose of hippie serum. The herbalist wasn’t there but an actual M.D. was. She asked a few questions and disappeared into the med tent before coming out with a small glass bottle with an eye-dropper type lid. Told me to take 2 squeezes every 2 hours. This stuff is awesome. I feel so much better walking around camp. Got me curious what was in it. The chicken-scratch label lists 5-6 herbs (echinacea, elderberry, ginger, etc.) The last ingredient: 20% brandy. Of course! Thought I felt an alcohol feeling but the taste is masked.
Anyways, I’ve been on the sidelines this weekend and haven’t attended any meetings but I fully expect to be back in the game tomorrow morning.
Side note: as I’m finishing this post some crazy guy with one shoe just walked into McDonald’s shouting at the top of his lungs about how this is the time of Abraham. He then proceeded to do the worst robot dance I’ve ever seen. Gotta love NYC!