Advice On Giving Up Alcohol....
* Everything that has been done for our pleasure can very easily become what we depend on to try to satisfy our desire and bring us the joy we dream of. I must personally check myself often, being fully aware of those things that I use to fill the voids that only God can fill. I want to rest, to escape, to numb, to relax and to celebrate. I will be the first to admit that calling, bending and leaning on Jesus is not my first contact even though I know he is the only source of genuine satisfaction.
* 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.
* 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. The National Cancer Institute has linked excessive alcohol consumption to an increased risk of several cancers, including mouth, liver, breast, bowel and rectal cancer.
* If you sit, you will probably start drinking again. Drinking takes a lot of time, you need something to fill it. So do you find yourself a new hobby. The one you like, the one that is important enough that you want to stay sober to see it over. Avoid "triggers" What triggers your desire to drink? If you have some "drinking songs", do not listen to them for a while. If you drink while playing golf or in a bowl, you may need to stay away from it.
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* Independent scientific studies of the method published in peer-reviewed journals indicate that even after 12 months the success rate remains above 50%. "The moral of my story is that drugs, including tobacco and alcohol, just cause suffering. I used Allen Carr's Easyway and I stopped. In the past 30 years, Allen Carr's Easyway has helped some 30 million people in more than 50 countries to be free.
* "Every time I was happy - I drank. Whenever I was sad - I drank. Whenever I was something - I drank. I could not be happier now to sit here and tell you that I am completely sober for 6 months now. I really give all the thanks in the world to your website. Thank you! Call us anytime, 24/7/365 to speak with a Residential Program Advisor. We can help you with everything from selecting a treatment center to finding help in your area.
* My first birthday to say Yes to God is March 27th! I thought every thought you had ... BUT GOD is so much bigger than my doubts. I never looked back. He held my hand and led me to Him. Happy Birthday!! I drink with a coffee! When I even have a sip of alcohol, I have a reaction and not in a good way. If people haveIn this experiment, they would not have a hard time getting out of it.
* In my soul, I could see the Holy Spirit practically jogging beside me to say once in a while "Are not you ready to put some more weight? I think it's time for you to stop this one. It's time to ask it. It seems to me that it gets heavier. No, no, I'm fine. I will continue like that. Everyone does it. It's good. We are all well. I'm fine. Look how good we are. I may sit on the side of the road for a moment to catch my breath.
* While your body will have adjusted after a week of not drinking, there may be some psychological effects of detox that last longer. Some people report feelings of anger and aggression, general anxiety and depression, nightmares and difficulty sleeping, and even a decrease in libido. This is partly because alcohol consumption affects neurotransmitters that are involved in mood, such as serotonin.
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