Advice On Giving Up Alcohol....
* I had it for about a year and a half, but it just had too many things to maintain every day. I was also very interested to see what my face would look like after losing a lot of weight. I bet your wife was happy when you shaved. In fact, she really loved it, so she was very scared when I entered the room after cutting her off. Same with my children. My 3 year old daughter panicked. But I guess she will not really remember me with a beard anyway. Or a belly.
* And it was one of the most difficult and best things God ever did in me. The pressing of God's thumb was like the hand of a massotherapist to someone with knots in the back here is the knot, the point of pressure, the source of pain, and the pressing may feel more pain one has the feeling of freeing oneself and exhaling and moving. Yes, God's thumb had fallen on my drinking and I wriggled under the weight, resistant, haggling and excusing.
* Thank you for this beautifully conceived testimony of His power and gentle nudging in a life subject to His direction. I have seen family members who are believers and strong in their faith give their hearts, money and affection to alcohol "I need my glass of wine or bourbon in the after sunday to relax, "while my husband and I quietly withdrew.He and I had alcoholism on both sides of our family.For us, this is not worth the risk to our health.
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* We feel this because we always invite the group to our home. I do not want it to be a wedge, I want our relationship to grow, so that God's love will re-emerge in their lives. No advice? So good, Ron. Incredibly thoughtful, sincere, and truly honest. I am sending this essay to my therapist confreres to pass on to our patients who are dealing with this issue. It's hard not to go on with more compliments but I feel such peace every time I read your work.
* Building effective coping skills and getting to the root of your addiction is the key to recovering from alcohol abuse. Look for a therapist. Attend a type of group meeting, such as AA or NA. It is always helpful to have a support system of counselors and people who understand what you are going through. Utilize your friends and your family too. Go to WAR with your dependency. Recovery is a lifelong process and post-treatment maintenance is just as important as the initial treatment process.
* Or would he also say, "It's bad for your health." "And would say," So why are you smoking? "I remember that day when he quit smoking like it was yesterday! He had just returned from a hard day's work at the tannery. He sat down in his chair and started reading this newspaper, then lit a cigarette. I could tell that something was happening while he was taking longer than usual to smoke.
* I felt lighter, more free, when I did not celebrate "it's five o'clock somewhere." I'm not saying I'll never have another cocktail, but it will not be more a thing of the day. For all the reasons you write above. Beautiful. To post. I like the sincere rawness ... Thank you for having the courage to stop. Thank you for being brave enough to share. Your obedience helps us to obey too.
* This can lead to stroke, hypertension, cardiac arrhythmias and heart disease. Alcohol also seriously affects the antibodies that separate tumor cells, exposing us to a much higher risk of cancer. Alcohol causes 3.5% of cancer deaths in the United States, or about 20,000 deaths related to cancer each year. The study was published in the American Journal of Public Health. They also state, "Alcohol remains a major contributor to cancer mortality and potential years of life lost.
* Can you really take 30 days or more to make a living if you do not have to. Even if you can, do you want? These are guidelines of the NCADD but you know your beloved better than them. Notice what helps and what does not work. So do that. If the person wants you to be told how proud you are of them, do it if you are proud of it. If they do not like that, then do not tell them how wonderful they are. Quite simple. Here is another thing for help to know.
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