It's become pretty apparent recently that Jagermeister is my own personal Kryptonite (robs me of super powers, results in near-death experiences, etc). A couple times recently, I've ended up with blackguards buying me late-night shots of the stuff, and it always has the same effect -- I'm not really functional until at least 2 pm the next day. No Jagermeister, mild hangovers -- yes Jagermeister, pray for death the next day.
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I'm closing off four days away from work now. After this, it's two weeks until Colorado -- then three (I think) weeks 'til five days off, and then a month until the trip to London.
This seems to be a pretty good adaptive mechanism. Break up the vacation so that I'm off a day or two every month or so. Unfortunately, after the August trip, I only have one week off through the end of the year. The wheels will presumably come off then.