Making it to Friday.....

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by VitoFerrante, Jan 10, 2013.

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  1. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Crusader (736) Dec 9, 2011 Colorado
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    I, too am a weekend drinker and as others have said, the first Friday beer is always incredible, especially if it's one of my favorites. My big problem is that since I haven't had a beer all week, I tend to overdo it on Friday either by drinking too many or drinking too fast. I've tried to stifle myself, but it isn't easy.
  2. fmccormi

    fmccormi Meyvn (1,287) Oct 24, 2010 California
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    Well put. Echoes my basic feelings—it'd be fun to drink more, just like it'd be fun to eat more cookies. But in the end, I'd like to maximize my overall health for the longest period of time possible, so I drink and I eat cookies, but in serious moderation.
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  3. mecummins

    mecummins Initiate (0) Nov 16, 2012 Illinois

    I'm definitely a major light weight compared to most of you, but I really enjoy having a beer, or if I want to get crazy, two on the weekend nights. I look forward to it. I tend to socialize more on weekends and just have more free time (instead of the weekday grind of work, workout, make a quick dinner.) I can really focus on that particular beer. I've never been one to down 3 or 4 in a row, but I do enjoy the hell out of the one in the glass that's in front of me.
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  4. Sam_Frank

    Sam_Frank Initiate (0) Nov 29, 2012 California

    life is too short to only drink beer on the weekends
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  5. Curry

    Curry Initiate (0) Apr 10, 2003 Montana

    I'll have to agree with Sam. I have a beer or two pretty much whenever I want to.
  6. Beer-A-Lot

    Beer-A-Lot Defender (673) Oct 4, 2012 Virginia

    I just drink twice a week. You know the rest of the joke . . .
  7. Pittsky

    Pittsky Initiate (0) May 28, 2009 Florida
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    i usually only drink on the weekends anyhow....sometimes, rarely i'll crack 1 during the week. i've slowed down quite a bit....i used to drink 2 every night after work.
  8. SammyJaxxxx

    SammyJaxxxx Poo-Bah (1,738) Feb 23, 2012 New Jersey
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    And if there is Football, college basketball or baseball on Monday night than the weekend doesn't end till Tuesday.

    I guess I can get through that kind of week
  9. dcloeren

    dcloeren Defender (629) Sep 15, 2010 Texas
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    I have way too much beer to only drink on the weekends... plus I really like to enjoy one after work every day. Life is too short to not enjoy all of this beer... daily:wink:
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  10. GoGators

    GoGators Crusader (736) Aug 5, 2010 New Jersey
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    Very true. So that leaves Wednesday as the only real week day. They really make it tough on us!!!
  11. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poo-Bah (12,188) Mar 18, 2010 California

    Nope, I drink all week long and have the gut to prove it.
  12. jrbchef

    jrbchef Initiate (0) Feb 24, 2011 Connecticut

    Amen! Here's how I look at it.
  13. hopsputin

    hopsputin Meyvn (1,059) Apr 1, 2012 New Jersey

    I try to limit to 2 during the week (mon-thurs) something like less than 7%. Friday is when I go for the bombers, etc.

    Got a 2011 Serpents Stout waiting for me tomorrow :slight_smile:
  14. lsummers

    lsummers Initiate (0) Jun 21, 2010 California

    I am the same way! I'm a runner too but I do enjoy some beer throughout the week. I found if I didn't I would almost binge on beer during the weekends. I treat beer like food, if I limit myself too severely i'll eventually crave it and then I'll have too much. Call this a bit philisophical but I recently realized I was also living for the weekends, and I really wanted to make each day special and equal. So food, beer, treats, excersise I spread out to the entire week.

    If I totally hated my job.. Yeah I would celebrate the weekends like never before.
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  15. basscram

    basscram Initiate (0) Mar 29, 2006 Maine

    it's tough. real tough. I have a routine if you would like to show interest. . . buy ALL your beer on Thursday.
  16. AxesandAnchors

    AxesandAnchors Initiate (0) Nov 21, 2012 Oregon

    You're doing it wrong.
  17. Kelp

    Kelp Defender (694) Mar 6, 2008 New Hampshire

    Try is a good way to put it, all depends on how bad work went the night before. Usually though Fri is my day to start having a few beers from the weeks purchases.
  18. sergeantstogie

    sergeantstogie Aspirant (202) Nov 16, 2010 Washington

    Try making it to June!
  19. Hawkharvs

    Hawkharvs Initiate (0) Sep 9, 2012 Iowa

    It's Friday! Happy beers to eveyone who waits for the weekend!
  20. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Crusader (736) Dec 9, 2011 Colorado
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    I never looked at beer that way. Another excuse! [as if I needed one]
  21. audioserf

    audioserf Aspirant (253) Sep 3, 2010 Connecticut

    For a long time, I would only drink on Fridays and Saturdays. I lift weights and run five or six days a week, and try to watch what I eat. I'll say this, the weeknight beers definitely add up. I was in better shape when I only drank on weekends, but I really enjoy beer, so I have a hard time avoiding it during the week. I'll have one or two beers pretty much every night. If I cut that out, I'd probably be able to drop ten pounds in short order, but I dunno that it's worth it for me.
  22. DruRho

    DruRho Initiate (0) Sep 3, 2012 Maryland

    Why not treat yourself to a delicious craft beer every night with or after dinner?
    It's what I do. It's not a problem as long as it's good beer...
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  23. RBassSFHOPit2ME

    RBassSFHOPit2ME Meyvn (1,126) Mar 1, 2009 California

    I run on average 15 miles per week (not sure if that certifies me as a "runner") and lift weights 4 days a week.

    I'm also married, so I drink a beer or two every night.
  24. PatriotsRule

    PatriotsRule Aspirant (257) Sep 25, 2012 Massachusetts

    It's Friday! Now just to make it to the afternoon before poppin bombahs!
  25. Schwantz

    Schwantz Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2012 Florida

    I feel this way every Thursday. I never make it.
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