I'm sick. I have a medium-bad cough. If I were otherwise in normal health, this wouldn't be that big of a deal. However, I had surgery last year to fuse two vertebrae in my lower back and jerky movements still hurt like a son of a bitch, meaning every cough makes me want to rip out my spine. I have been stubbornly refusing to take any meds for my cough or my back all day in the hopes of drinking tonight to celebrate the sellers accepting our offer on their house.

Now the question is, how stupid would it be to drink?

Full disclosure: I'll probably listen to the first person who tells me to go for it. Maybe the better question is, what should I drink tonight?