DonAithnen (donaithnen) wrote,

  • Mood:


Unintended experiment: Have dinner at 9 pm thursday night. Don't have breakfast friday morning. Or rather have 280 calories of runts (practically pure sugar) for breakfast around 10 and 11.

Results: The hyperness from the sugar combined with the beginning of low-blood sugar seems pretty similar to at least part of the stages of being tipsy from alcohol. (Though i'm not sure how the magnitude of the effect compares. Presumably it varies based on how much sugar vs. how much alcohol.)

This is very good result to have figured out during lunch when i've already got a sandwich to eat. I'd rather not have to deal with the further effects of low-blood sugar. Actually i'm already starting to feel a little clammy and "not good" light-headed, but the veggie patty i've just ingested should fix that soon :)

I think i never figured out this comparison earlier in my life since i really never drank much until... my mid to late twenties? Not that i drink a lot now, but getting tipsy on average probably a couple times a year has at least gotten me to the point where i can recognize the symptoms :)

Edit: Oh! I know a quick fix while waiting for the protein to make its way through my system! More sugar!!!! :)

  • Old Master of Orion

    This is posted mainly for my own amusement. You really don't want to read it. (Unless you're even more of a MoO nerd than i am i guess.) So after…

  • Starships & Beyond Earth

    So i mentioned a couple weeks ago that i was trying out Sid Meier's Starships and Beyond Earth. Good news, i was eventually able to work my way…

  • Lame Claim to Fame - Weird Al Concert

    Hey guess what! I'm still alive! Work has been really busy the last couple months, but it's starting to let up a little, so i thought i'd celebrate…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.