It was a great game. But today, the day after Super Bowl LVII – I have two questions for you . . .

  1. Did your team win?
  2. Did you make it to work today, National Football Hangover Day?

I ask because according to the Globe Newswire, the Monday after the Big Game is one of the least productive days of the year, informally known as ‘National Football Hangover Day.’ (New York, Feb. 09, 2023 (GlobeNewswire) Vita Coco Delivers Free Hangover Recovery the Monday After the Big Game through The Hangover Shop™ on DoorDash (

Not only that, for many Americans, Super Bowl Sunday is a big night for parties — and sometimes drinking a little too much. Data provided by Nielsen in 2022 claims Americans have spent $1.2 billion on beer in the two weeks leading up to the Super Bowl in prior years. That means the morning after — known as National Football Hangover Day for a reason — can be fraught with headaches, nausea, and irritability. Managing your Super Bowl Sunday hangover on Monday | Fox News

But, hey, maybe it was the salt on the pretzels that made you feel lightheaded and dizzy. Too much sodium can do that to you, ya know. Or the spicy cheese dip is what’s making your stomach feel so queasy on National Football Hangover Day.

If this is your regular Monday morning syndrome, then maybe it’s time you also looked into the sound wisdom of Steps 1, 2, and 3.

  1. We admitted we were powerless over alcohol, others, and our problems—that our lives had become unmanageable.
  2. Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.
  3. Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him.