Who says you have to get drunk on New Year’s Eve?
New Year’s Eve is one of the biggest social holidays of the year; mainly because it is the end of one year and the beginning of another year while you are at the same place and in the same outfit.
Saying “Good-bye” to the old year is a way to celebrate. Saying “Hello” to the new year is a way to celebrate.
And since this one celebration is for two special events in your life, don’t you want to remember the celebration the next day without having a hangover?
There is absolutely nothing wrong with going out and celebrating with family and friends. However, you should be responsible.
What does being responsible mean?
- Don’t drink and drive.
- If you know you will drink, eat before drinking so the food will absorb the alcohol.
- Do not overdrink. Remember the amount of alcohol you consume without getting drunk depends on your body weight. If you weigh only 140 pounds, you cannot drink as much as your friend who weighs 184 pounds.
- If you decide to drink, give your keys to a designated driver.
Who is a designated driver?
According to Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia, the terms “designated driver” and “designated driving” refer to selecting a person to remain sober, as the driver of a vehicle, while others are allowed to drink alcoholic beverages.
A designated driver is a person who abstains from alcohol on a social occasion in order to drive his or her companions home safely. It is intended as a safe alternative to driving under the influence. In order to encourage these arrangements, some bar, restaurant and nightclub proprietors will offer free non-alcoholic drinks to designated drivers.
A designated driver is by no means someone who is less drunker than you. Both of you might need a designated driver.
Be safe! Don’t drink and drive! Use a designated driver!