Advice On Giving Up Alcohol....
* Watch the tragedy of this young woman, learn how alcohol attacked her body, contemplate the disastrous results for her and the circle of those who depend on her makes me want to shout warnings . Luke 7 33-34 does not settle the question and indicates that Jesus drank alcohol. In fact, it's just the opposite. He quotes what the people of his day said about Him and John the Baptist. They said that John was possessed by the demons and that Jesus was a drunkard - both are clearly and completely false statements.
* As you look for ways to stop drinking alcohol, you may find that certain events, situations or people make you drink, even if you want to stay sober. It is important to evaluate your relationships, your activities and your habits. Do you find that you drink when you are alone at home? Is there some person who makes you drink, even if you do not intend to drink? Identify the emotional situations and triggers associated with alcohol use, then develop a strategy to cope with or avoid these triggers in order to overcome your desire to drink.
* It was in the late twenties early in the thirties that I joined some bowling leagues and so to get into I would like a beer or two. Once I left the bowling leagues, my days of consumption ended! In recovery, we have no judgment. We are listening with hope and thanks, and say to each person who shares, "thank you for sharing". It's a brave thing to share our most vulnerable pieces. It is not easy.
* Reading this, I heard Ron encourage people to listen to the Holy Ghost for their personal calling whatever it is and even if this call is to stop doing something that is not to "dig the sin of the council", to listen and obey to experience a fulness and fulfillment in Christ. Why do you think I do not have? What I read was the standard Protestant routine of alcohol being a great spiritual problem.
More Advice On Giving Up Alcohol....
* Find other ways to slow down. Try a relaxing bath, soft music. Call a friend Try yoga, meditation, tai chi or knitting. There are so many ways to relax at the end of the day. Be creative. Finally, build the relapse into your recovery model and do not fight too fast if you do not reach your goal right away. Changing behavior may take time for some people. If you enjoy yourself and regret it afterwards, learn from your mistakes.
* If alcohol makes you gain weight, once you stop, it may be easier to lose weight. A review published in Physiology & Behavior in 2010 notes that drinking alcohol before or during meals tends to increase the number of calories consumed during the meal, so do not drink alcohol during meals can help you lose weight . Alcohol calories seem most likely to affect weight in people who do not drink often or in overweight people or who eat a high-fat diet, notes another review published in Critical Reviews in 2005 in Clinical Laboratory Sciences.
* Who wants to feel like a puppet - or a parrot? But I think it's possible that many of us are exactly like that when it comes to alcohol - unknowingly falling for the advertising, the beliefs of others, and the inaccurate thinking. Ah, dear. You may have saved a life or two with this beautifully designed and honest post. Thanks thanks. A good reading. I had similar thoughts - why should I point myself out with a glass of wine that I'm on vacation, having fun, an adult who at the end of the day can finally take my resposibilities.
* 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.
* And I was also a young woman who was living a lie. Finally, I became so suicidal that I went into treatment for 2 months. To this day, I have a list of foods that are my alcoholic foods - a taste and I'm looking at the bottom of a bag, a box or a carton and move on to the next Â "Hita". I stole food, I ate it in garbage cans, anything to get my "medicine".
* 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.
I wanted to make this video to encourage people who have cocktails nightly to stop. Not only will you feel better but you will gradually lose weight. I wish I had …