Advice On Giving Up Alcohol....
* I always struggled with the young man of the Bible who wanted to be saved and Jesus told him to give everything and follow him. Does this mean that we should all sell all our earthly goods or we are not saved? No ... Jesus knew that the possessions were a fortress and a stumbling block in the life of this particular young man and that he was always going to stand between him and a relationship with Jesus.
* High doses of alcohol suppress the ability to multiply white blood cells, inhibit the action of killer white blood cells on cancer cells and decrease the ability of macrophages to produce tumor necrosis factors. No longer hangover as you get older, your body begins to become less effective at breaking down a hangover causing toxins. For those who have experienced a terrible hangover, we do not really need to say it here. It's just not worth it.
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* What I do know is that even though I miss the social aspect of the drink, my abstinence has led me on a path of freedom in a way that I doubt I have encountered otherwise. One of the many tools on my recovery path has been a Christ-centered program, 12 steps called Celebrate Restoration. This is not a substance abuse specific recovery group, although there are many of us who find it healing through this program.
* But for everyone, you are just an ingerous cat. Fortunately, I still had my friends to make me feel better. Well, I would have done it, if it had not turned out that most of my friends were actually only drinkers. When I told them that I was resigning, they laughed nervously, waiting for the line of punch. Then, they answered with a real surprise, Really? Why? Then they reassured me that I did not have a problem with alcohol because if I had a problem with alcohol, it meant that they had a problem with alcohol.
* Prolonged alcohol use and abuse can negatively impact your brain. According to research, the most important impact of alcohol is on areas of the brain that are essential for learning and controlling impulses. Although some of these changes may be permanent, especially for those who abuse alcohol for a prolonged period, there is hope. According to the National Institutes of Health, abstaining from alcohol for several months to a year can lead to a partial correction of some of the structural changes in the brain caused by alcohol and can also negate the effects of alcohol.
* Before and after photos of former drinkers who have given up alcohol for a different period of time, show how becoming sober can transform your life and your appearance. Too much drinking can cause high blood pressure, which increases the risk of heart attack or stroke. According to the NHS, the types of diseases that you can develop after 10 to 20 years of regular consumption of more than 14 units per week include cancers of the mouth, throat and breast. liver diseases, brain injuries and damage to the nervous system.
* A combination of cardio-fat burning and bodybuilding-weight training is best for this purpose. This exercise will also help you lose weight faster because it will help you to create a greater calorie deficit every day. For example, you can burn 423 to 715 calories per hour if you weigh 160 pounds while swimming laps, depending on how you swim vigorously. Walking at a rate of 3.5 miles per hour will help you burn 314 calories in an hour, and run 5 miles per hour for about 606 calories.
* Do you miss drinking? I really miss the good craft beer. We have atons of big breweries here. And I lack of red wine with a good steak. It kills me. Small price to pay for not waking up on Sunday morning and feeling like shit, though. Oh, it's pretty awesome. I can stay up late and get up early and be totally good. My children are up at 6.30am in the morning, and I can be with them if I want it without wanting a barf.