Advice On Giving Up Alcohol....
* I read other articles that were judged and motivated by fear why risk having one? And they just did not talk to me like this. If HG asks me to stop, of course I will, but it has not happened yet. So happy to read an article about thisubject who does not play the Holy Spirit for the rest of us. God blessed you with your writing talent and your way of writing without condemning. I am grateful for that.
* 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.
* 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.
More Advice On Giving Up Alcohol....
* Whether you use an online support group, attend meetings or seek individual advice, it is possible to stop drinking for everyone. If you are a moderate drinker, you may be able to leave your own 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.
* On some occasions, it does not bother me to be with someone who has a drink, but I'm always more grateful to ask them or choose, at least for the moment and more for me, not to have a drink. As I read this essay, let me know that I am not the only one thinking this, and that I am not the only one not to abstain from anything more than I think God has something better than n 'not include alcohol.
* It's a gem worthy of multiple readings. Think about developing on that, it is already so applicable and accessible. Thank you! Ron, Thank you for sharing your story and especially your struggles inside. For a long time, I felt that God wanted me to give up some things that, from an outside point of view, are not problems or fears. I'm glad you shared your thoughts that you originally had "dark" ... they are very similar to mine.
* But I thought I could quibble. I was going to be the boss of Handling Your Liquor. I lived in a place called Beer City USA and I drank from time to time a single beer or a glass of wine. It was good. I was even given wine as a gift of ordination, for the sake of God! Ã ¢ â,¬ | then I moved to start a new job, and turned my whole life upside down. It was stressful and hard. It's stressful and hard and lonely.
* We learn compassion for ourselves and, by extension, we should extend that to others when we realize what pain means consciously. Sometimes this means a surgical removal like the trip above. For many people, this means accountability so as not to slip into the old way of doing things and determine not to stop something but to put something better in its place. be careful that God really tells us in our hearts and minds, then we believe that making tough choices will improve over time.
* 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.
Ustadh Nouman talks about the forbiddance in the Quran of two major societal evils, alcohol and gambling. http://facebook.com/QuranWeekly – Like us on …