1 - No one EVER has face wash. There are wipes, cleansers, tonics, shower gel aplenty. But no face wash. Waking up with with caked on party/camera flash friendly make-up still half on and not being able to stick to your cleansing routine sucks.
2 - Morning after the night before requires lying perfectly still for hours bargaining with Jesus about the severity of my headache. Being in a friend's home requires a mild amount of social skills. You can't just be sick where you lay. You have to excuse yourself. EFFORT.
3 - I can't shower without some basic amenities: shower cap, body poof, and (most importantly) lotion. Ashy is never a good look, especially when your poor body is already suffering a moisture deficit. I have friends who use shampoo for everything. I am not about that life.
4 - I am lazy. I don't want to get up and do things/travel around/get dressed on the best of days, imagine how much less that appeals when hungover. If I wake up at home, I know my journey is complete. I want for nothing. Except maybe an en-suite and a butler in the buff to feed me mcmuffins...but I digress.
5 - I am too old for the sofa. I've known this for a while and I'm ok with that. As you get older too, you'll start having moments of clarity about what your body can and can't get down with. I need to be comfortable at all times. Floors, sofas, 5 in a bed, futon, chairs, no. Just...just no.
So there you have it folks. When I turn down your offer of staying the night, it's not because I don't want to spend more time with you. Quite the opposite! It's because I want to spend more time with me :D.
Love you for reading! Until next time.