Coming in Thursday's Party of One

My head hurts, my body temperature has increased by at least 2 degrees, my stomach feels like someone stuffed it with concrete and I have a scab on my earlobe " the origin of which escapes me.

But damn was that a good time.

You see, the coming of spring means my annual mancation, featuring days of heterosexual debauchery with the four people I consider my closest male friends.

Every year we choose a location and gather for days of drinking, Xbox, wrestling matches and above all else " long discussions about our feelings.

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