Type II Diabetes
I never thought I'd get old this fast...!
If your mouth feels scorched, like the newspaper on the bottom of a birdcage left for weeks in the morning sunlight, and...
You have kidneys like the Rock of Gibralter, meaning whatever you pour on them drains right off, such that you, in fact, are way too acquainted with Polly P. Syndrome, then...
Get your blood glucose checked.
If you're lucky, like me, your Doctor will give you a free blood glucose meter and a hobby for life. You may have Type II Diabetes. Especially if you're round.