Advice On Giving Up Alcohol....
* This first day you go without drinking, especially if you have been drinking every day, will probably be filled with cravings for alcohol. For some, cravings can last for weeks, months or years, depending on the amount and regularity of alcohol use before quitting. If you are a heavy drinker, you can not be out of the woods after 48 hours. Between 48 and 72 hours, it is usually when "delirium tremens" appears for some.
* People who fall into these categories may be likely to experience more weight loss benefits once they stop drinking. The key to losing weight is to burn more calories than you eat. Replacing the alcoholic beverages you usually drink with drinks that have few or no calories - such as water with or without lemon, unsweetened tea or black coffee - can help you create the necessary caloric deficiency.
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* I was raised this way and now I've taken if you want, to abstain. This wish and this way of life are often my favorite. I do not think drinking is a sin, and I do not think I'm better than anyone because I choose not to do it. But at the end of the day, that does not really concern alcohol, is it? We all have our vices on which we rely when we feel weak, tired, frustrated or even happy. It appears in alcohol, food, sugar, Netflix binging and flake on social media.
* This morning, I entered a local church ... and guess what was the sermon? The last of a series on the Fruits of the Spirit, the fruit of today Self-control versus the use of doctors such as food / alcohol / alcohol. affluence, etc. Coincidence that I ended up in this church for this sermon? I do not think so! I laugh at myself and I felt a tender vulnerability inside ... knowing that the Holy Spirit is faithful and responds immediately to my prayers .. And thank you very much for your vulnerability in this post! I love how the Spirit is always up to something.
* 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.
* I just want to say thank you for sharing. You have formulated so many things that I have thought or felt so beautifully. Thank you for your honesty and your ability to be counter-cultural in some way. We forget so often that obedience to God means freedom. Yes, that's exactly how Alcoholics Anonymous works. Sharing the way you have, from person to person, face to face, that's what allowed me to stay sober for more than 27 years.
* There are many reasons to stop drinking alcohol. Maybe you can not party as hard as you've done, and the hangover gets worse. Maybe you have developed a beer belly. There may be a deeper question at stake and you do not want your consumption to go out of control before it's a problem - unless it's already happening and you're not. do not realize. Whatever your circumstances, you are here, and you are ready to throw the sauce.
* I do not have a problem with other people enjoying wine or a cocktail, but it's not fair to me. I think we should all be attentive to this little voice, knowing that He knows what is best for the United States. Thank you for that. No question that will help a lot of those who read it! Thank you for that, so well written ... that you see such balance and conviction at the same time. Thanks for sharing - I did not read any of your other articles - but this one was shared on facebook and it hit me like a brick in the face.
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