While recovering from mono, the one constant battle my body dealt with was the fight against dehydration. Between Gatorades, flavored waters, and the many other drinks I tried, no drink was as effective at quenching my thirst as coconut water.
One night, I woke up from a nap and it was around 11 PM. My friend needed a ride to look for something he lost so I drove him to another campus. While we were out, I realized I really wanted coconut water. Unfortunately, Target was already closed and so was any other convenience store on campus that would carry it. I thought maybe just maybe the Grease Trucks might have some.
In my pajamas, I ran up to a food truck. Beside me stood a crowd of people who had ordered gyros, hamburgers, sandwiches, you name it. “Can I help you?” asked the worker from the truck’s main window.
“That depends – do you sell coconut water!?” I urgently asked.
“Hmm. No, we don’t,” he replied.
“Then nope, you can’t,” I responded as I pulled my coat tightly against my body and ran away from the food truck. I wanted to cry from the disappointment. I wanted coconut water so badly. How could they not sell coconut water??? Do they not know how replenishing it is?
Rocky, I know what you mean about coconut water! I remember when I went to my old hometown, my parents place. I went out looking for coconut water in this tiny upper mid-west town. Finally found some ridiculously priced coconut water (and of course bought it in protest) Ever since then, I have now been buying it by the case. Just to have it on hand in any such dire situation as yours. 🙂
I’m shocked that there is someting that you can’t get at anytime of the day or night out there in the states ! Joking. It is a great drink to pick you up, and I’m glad that you are better….almost. Hope they were in your best pyjamas or people will be starting to talk !!!
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Rocky–I admire you. I know coconut water is good for you, so I bought a bottle. No, I just don’t like it. 🙁