1. Spend all night at work feeling like crap.
2. Come home and drink one mug of piping hot Hot Buttered Rum (add some honey for a little extra throat-soothing sweetness. Also, only use 1/3 the amount of rum Emeril suggests. Seriously.)
preferably in front of one of these:
3. Get plenty of sleep.
Using a shot of 100 proof rum may or may not have killed any organisms attempting to live in my throat. Results not evaluated by the FDA.
Have a happy weekend!