Advice On Giving Up Alcohol....
* If you are a moderate drinker, you may be able to stop yourself without too much trouble. If you are a regular or heavy drinker, however, you may find this much more difficult. Internal and external triggers may cause you to want to start drinking again. Regardless of your current level of alcohol consumption, there are many resources available if you want to stop, including a state-by-state resource guide.
* I asked God to change my heart for years, and when he knew I was ready, he did it. His timing. Ha! Listen all your life and he clicks one day, His timing, His grace. I am referring to the part where you speak of the relentless Spirit and God who wants you to stop drinking for a long time. I feel the same thing! God continues to try to reach me. One day, I opened my laptop, and I had not turned it on and no one was there who could have touched it, and there was You Tube on the screen and the song that Was on it was Jesus Take the Wheel ... no kidding!
* Raise your hand. Tell someone. We need you, I promise. Your life is worth saving. And we will all encourage you. I love you more and more. Glad you wrote this follow up. So graceful. You have won the heart of another new reader, who aspires to write as beautifully as you. God bless you Oh, Ron this may be better than the original post! With that, you not only think about your original message but also the impact that message has had on your readers and beyond.
* Personally, I have to treat myself as the recovering addict that I am, I can not touch what I'm hooked on. It was so scary, but the grace of God is so much greater! So with your sister. The Holy Spirit has been pressing his thumb in this area in a very dramatic way these past few weeks. This morning, I started a new journey to health and I no longer self-medicate with food. Oh, damn, and I recently swore the tea - it's not tea, it's milk, I do not like tea without milk, and I think milk aggravates my chronic pain.
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* I am a Christian who chooses not to drink for various reasons. I know that I can not do it conscientiously. I do not believe that others who drink are also in the sin. Thank you for sharing your point of view!. My friend sent me your link and I'm so glad she did it. I fight and some days I do not even remember why I stopped drinking. My husband told me yesterday "All you do is talk about how you quit drinking and AA.
* Plan your answer and follow. If you have a friend or family member who is addicted to alcohol, we are here to help. Call 1-888-287-0471Who Answers?. If you think you are alcohol dependent and can not stop, it is important to ask for help and support. When you're drinking alcohol, leaving the cold turkey can lead to lifewithdrawal symptoms If you feel uncomfortable and can not stop, ask for professional help for the withdrawal process.
* Most of the time, I abstain. I do not need it, I never needed it. But it's odd to feel strange, to stand at a party without glass, to be the only one, to look at you and to wonder if they think you're judging, smiling happily, and 'hope they know you're not. Do we not have things in our lives to say Yes, God! May God bless your honest sharing and inspiring journey. Beautiful! Thank you for this presentation so rich.
* Before and after photos of former drinkers who have given up alcohol for a different period of time, show how becoming sober can transform your life and your appearance. Too much drinking can cause high blood pressure, which increases the risk of heart attack or stroke. According to the NHS, the types of diseases that you can develop after 10 to 20 years of regular consumption of more than 14 units per week include cancers of the mouth, throat and breast. liver diseases, brain injuries and damage to the nervous system.
* We are growing in our new choices. I remember when I felt that the thumb pressed on my cynicism, for example. I had become so depressed about my cynicism, my know-all tendencies, my "but-but ..." when it came to everything I missed so much about life, kindness, hope and opportunity. I felt this challenge of the Holy Spirit for a year before I started seriouslylean toward healing, renewing hope in my life.
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