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Mal de Debarquement. (mild case for you)

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That is what I call 'sea legs'.
Your brain gets used to the rocking motion and once you get back on solid ground the brain still thinks it should be undulating as it was on the water.
I find that I may walk a little funny for a few hours and miss the sensation once I have acclimated.

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Blame it on the rum.
I can't, it's the 3 double shots that allow me to walk straight when I get off the boat

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Normal. Like others have mentioned, I like the sensation and miss it when it goes away.

I've woken up at night at home after a trip, look out my bedroom window at my neighbors walkway lights and think I'm still at anchor..looking at shore lights.

Once I jumped up in the night to go check the anchor...
and another time, I opened my eyes and thought the ceiling of my room was the floor...

I swear I wasn't drinking!
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I don't get seasick on the boat, but I have become quite nauseated several times having dinner off the boat after a week or so aboard. quite embarrassing.

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