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Yam Seng but don't be a Sam Seng

I love to drink. I mean it. I love to drink because I enjoy it. trust me, my relationship with alcoholic beverages have brought me so much misery and pain in the past that I’ve reached a plateau….an understanding, a compromise, an agreement with it. Now, when I drink, it’s because I enjoy it and want to unwind or enjoy myself. I just wish some people would get a hold of themselves and understand the concept of drinking. Effects of drinking:- louder, braver, more emotional, impulsive, stupider, uncooler, bloated ego, imaginarily enhanced muscles, elongated private assets, sharper nose, bigger balls, etc. That’s how people get into trouble after drinking. Please drink carefully and don’t drive after you drink. Yes, I know you can but just don’t, OK? Take the friggin’ cab for crissakes. Just leave your ego behind, leave your car there….take the cab and be safe. When you drink, you see the world going slower, so you drive faster. Then someone honks you, alcohol takes over, you curse the bugger down the road, and then a chase ensues. STOO.PEED. At least if you take the cab, you can’t force the cab driver to chase down the car. And don’t fight for goodness sakes. People get loud and obnoxious after they drink…they think they are suddenly hero and bigger, more muscular….sigh. Just drink and enjoy your game or company with friends. If you’re at home, enjoy your drama or book quietly, then go to sleep. Instead of creating havoc and let alcohol take over.

No, if you want to drink, you’ve got to have a stranglehold on your emotions. You have to let it flow but you have to be in complete control of it. Otherwise, you’ll likely do things you’ll regret later. Aiya, you’ll just ha ve to trust me on this one. Funnily, in the bible, people drink to celebrate, in Buddhism and in all kinds of culture, drinking in part of life and entertainment. This is how we should maintain it instead of bashing each other up after a few mugs (more like a few bottles of VSOP down the throat and burning off layers of your stomach lining). And don’t drink excessively. Know your limits because this is a very fine line. Often times, you don’t know you’ve crossed it until you’ve crossed it. So, learn the signs and symptoms. Now, yam seng!!! But don’t be samseng…
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