Advice On Giving Up Alcohol....
* Glad to have found your writing! "I began to see how our culture has become focused on alcohol. To see just how much our pleasure is about wine or beer or any form of alcohol ... "Reading your beautiful part, I thought of my own addictions food and pills. I have almost died of diabetes and addiction to food binge eating, EC and it is a miracle that I am still alive. In 1987, I was a young pastor, with two young girls and my husband had just started another church.
* It's so honest and true. I was raised in a house where my parents did not drink. When my children were little, we diddo not drink alcohol. But, over time, we started to try different wines. It was fun. It seemed harmless, but I wonder what influence it had on my grown-up children. I have alcoholism in my family. I hope they also understand how dangerous alcohol can be. For John the Baptist came neither to eat bread nor to drink wine, and you say, He has a demon.
* I like this part about cynicism too ... that hit a nerve. I am often in my ego, being an all knowing and acting by pretending not to be. I will ask God to help me with that too. This is an incredible testimony ... my weight is the cell phone that led me deep into the sin ... my God it's so amazing .. It's His Grace and it's so obvious in that .. thanks, thanks for sharing .. I posted on my page for my friends.
More Advice On Giving Up Alcohol....
* You'll save a lot of money According to EventBrite, the average partier spends $ 81 USD for an evening drinking and on average, they go out twice a week. Doing simple calculations here means that you'll save about $ 8500 a year if you cut the alcohol. Invest money or buy something cool!
* It would be good to add a "p" at the end of the recovery as a whole and recognize that most * DO * people need help to stop smoking and this does not make not their trip less than. The addiction is a monster and most people simply can not be finished and it works. Once again, I am very happy that it worked for you this way, but you are definitely in the minority. Sensational. There are no coincidences in life.
* I was an excessive drinker who progressed in a daily "drink until you faint" drunk. I was a mess. I did not think I would ever be able to give up alcohol. The things taught in the program worked for me. Except that the program was not available then, I did not find it before being sober for a few years. Anyway, I had to learn all the hard way. You do not have to suffer from all this. You can have success right away, instead of failing repeatedly.
* The Holy Spirit who touches you has a perfect meaning. Watch my own behaviors that do not serve me. What a beautiful reflection on the way the Spirit pushes us and grows. Thank you for giving words to "let go" and "give" that are held without legalism but are firm and stable. It's a type of grace. Thank you for sharing. Thank you, Lwill have Jean - it's a difficult tension to endure but learning to do it has been important, I agree.
* I did it so often that my brain got used to alcohol as a sleep aid. So much so that when I finally stopped and the toxins started to disappear from my body, my brain became more active at bedtime and simply refused to close for the night again this is common in alcoholics detoxifiers. But then, once you have finished, it's when the fun begins. That's when you get some of the most frequent and realistic nightmares you've ever had.
* This leads to madly out of control blood sugar levels, which over time can lead to type II diabetes. Blood sugar levels are often normalized when alcohol is no longer a factor - in studies, they have been shown to fall as high as 16 percent. When the body is treating alcohol, it effectively stops the maintenance of the glycemia. Not only does your body access glucose reserves, but it decreases the effectiveness of insulin, the hormone that regulates glycemia.
What is alcoholism? Alcoholism, or alcohol use disorder, is when somebody has problems controlling their drinking, which cause various physiologic, …