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Old 02-01-2019, 03:24 PM
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This is my 8th day of sobriety. I wouldn't say I was a hardcore drinker because I usually only drank a half pint and a six pack of 3.2% malt beverages or a pint of whiskey or rum, but I drank every day for the past four months or so. This was after going 3 weeks not drinking at all, and before that passing out in my driveway and ending up hospitalized for two days because of low sodium and potassium and blood glucose.

Enough already. My body and my finances are being harmed. Now that I'm not drinking I'm going to save a fortune, $600-$750 per month, if inland wave can stay off the rum punch. We're basically living on Social Security and a couple of small pensions, and our drinking was consuming about 40% of our income.
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Old 02-01-2019, 05:43 PM
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Default Re: Hi, I am Dingfod. I am alcoholic

Sorry to hear that, Warren. I'm glad things are looking up. We missed you around here. :manhug:
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Old 02-01-2019, 05:48 PM
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You're gonna lose a ton of weight, too.
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Old 02-01-2019, 06:09 PM
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:welcome:

As a mark of respect you're not getting the hideous green welcome ... although this one's not definitely much better.
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pfft

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Old 02-01-2019, 08:39 PM
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You're gonna lose a ton of weight, too.
I've already lost a ton of weight, down to 190 from 360. But that was due to gastric bypass surgery 2 years ago.

Edit: the weight loss and the surgery itself made me more susceptible to alcohol. That's why, even though I was not a heavy drinker, but a daily drinker of relatively small quantities, but still had the typical alcoholic profile. I just can't do it anymore.
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one day at a time.

really.
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Welcome to the club. :glomp2:

You can do this.
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Old 02-10-2019, 09:46 PM
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I'm not doing very well at it, but I haven't been drunk in over 3 weeks.
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It's never a perfect thing, people are human and make mistakes, but you can get up and try again.

Welcome back dingfod. I know that weight/alcohol makes a huge diffrence in what you can stand. Being a cheap date isn't all that. But also alcohol is a depressant, so here's to better health and mood!
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Old 02-11-2019, 02:19 PM
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I haven't completely stopped drinking, but i have not been drunk for more than 3 weeks,
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