Should You Go Alone?

There are plenty of ongoing, online conversations questioning whether or not you should attend a convention alone. Should You Go Alone? We say YES! Go and enjoy yourself. There is no denying there is safety in numbers, but there is nothing wrong with going to a convention alone. You should absolutely talk to strangers! Have fun! Make some new friends!

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Hydrate!

You’d be surprised how many times someone shows up at Usagi Medical Group (UMG) with problems that could be avoided for the want of adequate water. 

We get it. You’re walking around a lot at the convention, surrounded by tons of other warm bodies, and you’re having a great time. We know it’s hard to overlook the water thing when you’re having so much fun. But if you’re thirsty, you’re already dehydrated. If you continue to ignore your thirst, you may feel tired, have muscle cramps, dizziness, or other serious symptoms.

Drink water, not an energy drink. Always have water on hand, and don’t forget to drink it. Water regulates your body temperature and lubricates your joints. It helps transport nutrients to give you energy and keep you healthy.

UMG makes sure there are water stations throughout the con, and that hotel staff will replenish them on request.

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Comfy Shoes

Ah, what price vanity? Your cosplay rocks, but that blister is a work of art unto itself. UMG can help you with the blister, but you’ll have a much better convention experience if you just wear sturdy, comfortable, walking shoes that you’ve already broken in.

Lifehacker has a cool, quick-break-in secret. Otherwise, we recommend breaking in your footwear with slow & steady patience.

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