Advice On Giving Up Alcohol....
* The app provides the Big Book of AA in the palm of your hand, and it includes more than 60 stories. Morning and evening prayers, promises of experience, hope and strength, as well as notes that can be shared on Facebook, Twitter and e-mails are all included in the list. 'application. The dashboard clearly shows how many years, months, days, and hours you've been sober each time you open the app.
* You can spin and spin a little early, but giving up the alcohol and the sleep you get will probably make you cooler and brighter the next day. The byproducts of better sleep Improved mood, concentration and mental performance. You'll consume less at dinner. According to a study published in the American Journal of Nutrition, alcohol is one of the biggest engines excess food intake. That may be because alcohol increases our senses, according to a new study published in the journal Obesity.
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* I praise God for the protection He has providentially given me in the form of my husband, even before knowing that it was ultimately for ME. I am an adult child of an alcoholic. In my youth, I have drunk a few times, but honestly, I can not afford to go. I fear that my addictive and compulsive personality will engage me in the same way as my father. I can not sacrifice my family and my life on the altar of a drink.
* 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.
* I stopped drinking years ago because I grew up in a house where drinking was the rule, not the exception. Alcohol was a fixture in my dark days, before I really saw the light. And like your parents, I decided to turn my back on this old "friend" and raise my children in a house without alcohol. Never miss that! I never want to be a stumbling block for anyone. And nowadays, many people have problems with alcohol and drug use.
* But, I'm just wondering how many young people are influenced to drink alcohol because their parents are "not lactic", who could then become "one" who can not exit. Thank you again for this sweet, affectionate and honest testimony. Ron, thank you very much for writing this essay. I too stopped drinking. There was no ultimatum, accident or incident. I just knew that God wanted me to stop, but my voluntary sobriety won every time.
* 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.
On this Ask the Experts, Jenna Hollenstein addresses the all too common “sugar problem” many addicts face in their recovery.