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thanks man' date=' it wouldn't be that hard

 

Its not the feeling of intoxication I would miss, its the partying.[/quote']

 

I know several people who enjoy a good party, but they are either non-drinkers or light social drinkers. I don't think you'd have to give up your night life if you cut back. Perhaps you may find the environment at a "kegger" to not be as appealing anymore - and going out to your local bar or pub might not have the same draw - but certainly attending parties shouldn't take a huge hit if you pull back or leave it out all together.

 

I for one no longer drink heavily when I go to parties. I usually stick to a nice wine if it's that kind of scene, or I have been known to bring a bottle of single malt scotch, which I only go through a glass or two. If there is an open bar, I've found nursing a martini or two gives a nice degree of social lubrication without the nasty feeling the following morning, but you also stay very much in control, and everyone looks suave walking about with a martini glass.

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In all honesty quitting would be a good Idea, the first time you get crushed after a few weeks of sobriety, you will ask yourself why you ever did that in the first place.

 

I treated my alcoholic stomach ulcer with herbal remedies, it works.

Ginseng, Cayenne, Chamomile, Golden Seal, Echinacea, Aloe juice & Slippery elm

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In all honesty quitting would be a good Idea' date=' the first time you get crushed after a few weeks of sobriety, you will ask yourself why you ever did that in the first place.

 

I treated my alcoholic stomach ulcer with herbal remedies, it works.

Ginseng, Cayenne, Chamomile, Golden Seal, Echinacea, Aloe juice & Slippery elm[/quote']

 

IVe never heard of any of that but I will try it out

 

^epic

 

Lol' date=' again I know it sounds pathetic, Im not addicted, my body just can't do it anymore, and I weigh over 200 Ib so its strange

 

Just have a drink and forget about it

 

I probably will tonight because its Friday.

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I know several people who enjoy a good party' date=' but they are either non-drinkers or light social drinkers. I don't think you'd have to give up your night life if you cut back. Perhaps you may find the environment at a "kegger" to not be as appealing anymore - and going out to your local bar or pub might not have the same draw - but certainly attending parties shouldn't take a huge hit if you pull back or leave it out all together.

 

I for one no longer drink heavily when I go to parties. I usually stick to a nice wine if it's that kind of scene, or I have been known to bring a bottle of single malt scotch, which I only go through a glass or two. If there is an open bar, I've found nursing a martini or two gives a nice degree of social lubrication without the nasty feeling the following morning, but you also stay very much in control, and everyone looks suave walking about with a martini glass.[/quote']

 

You said much of what I would have. The only thing I would add is that OP should perhaps consider why he wants to stop. Swearing off something rarely goes well. Perhaps look at moderation, and choosing quality over quantity. If it is getting in the way of life, look at what holes the alcohol is filling (as hard as that can be) and make an effort to address what is discovered.

 

People occasionally rib me for raving about a beer, but i am content with 1 or 2 REALLY tasty beers in an evening, or a couple glasses of a good bubbly or a slow glass of whiskey. Once your perspective on what and why you drink shifts, you can more easily manage some of the contributing and resulting factors of alcohol. Drunk, hammered, hungover feelings are not results of responsible intake, so try to take a broader look at what your ultimate goals are when drinking or out at a party.

 

Also, there is nothing wrong with admitting you are drinking more than you should, and I am glad you see that before it gets out of hand.

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I think alot of people miss understood why Im taking a break

 

my body just can't take it' date=' has nothing to do with getting drunk with friends, I love that

 

that, and I missed classes this morning because of it.[/quote']

 

NO, I understood that is part of it. So, tell me: What and how much did you drink, and what made you miss class (sick, sleep, etc) ?

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IVe never heard of any of that but I will try it out

 

 

 

Lol' date=' again I know it sounds pathetic, Im not addicted, my body just can't do it anymore, and I weigh over 200 Ib so its strange

 

 

 

I probably will tonight because its Friday.[/quote']

 

Definitely put health first. Especially GI health. I can't over emphasize how ****** my medical journey was/has been.

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NO' date=' I understood that is part of it. So, tell me: What and how much did you drink, and what made you miss class (sick, sleep, etc) ?[/quote']

 

I was too sick, I tried I actually was almost in my class when I had to puke, so I want back to my res. However its not always that its different every morning now.

 

and It doesn't really matter what alcohol I drink I get the same symptoms everytime, but this week its been bacardi and ice polar vodka.

 

Im going to head to a walk in and get checked out, I think an anti acid tablet might help.

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I was too sick' date=' I tried I actually was almost in my class when I had to puke, so I want back to my res. However its not always that its different every morning now.

 

and It doesn't really matter what alcohol I drink I get the same symptoms everytime, but this week its been bacardi and ice polar vodka.

 

Im going to head to a walk in and get checked out, I think an[b'] anti acid tablet[/b] might help.

As a person with serious stomach issues that i am still getting worked out., I think that is a good first step. However, please also consider the amount you intake if it is making you ill. The throwing up can actually mess you up more, both with muscular, tissue, and acid damage, so you will need an antacid for now until you figure out if it is a consumption thing or an actual physical intolerance. I am not trying to encourage you to keep drinking, I just want you to get smart about knowing your body and it's quirks. You are young, you are going to want to figure that stuff out now before causing irreparable damage.

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As a person with serious stomach issues that i am still getting worked out.' date=' I think that is a good first step. However, please also consider the amount you intake if it is making you ill. The throwing up can actually mess you up more, both with muscular, tissue, and acid damage, so you will need an antacid for now until you figure out if it is a consumption thing or an actual physical intolerance. I am not trying to encourage you to keep drinking, I just want you to get smart about knowing your body and it's quirks. You are young, you are going to want to figure that stuff out now before causing irreparable damage.[/quote']

 

Leonie, how many beers have you drank total?

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Leonie' date=' how many beers have you drank total?[/quote']

Types, or total ever? That's an odd question, but because I am careful i could probably do the math over the last 13+ years lol. Unique types, about 200 over that time period.

Yes' date=' I am quitting also.

For now.

After last night.

My head hurts.[/quote']

 

For now. And for you, moderation was the issue ;)

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Types' date=' or total ever? That's an odd question, but because I am careful i could probably do the math over the last 13+ years lol. Unique types, about 200 over that time period.

 

 

For now. And for you, moderation was the issue ;)[/quote']

 

Stupid free shots sounded good at the time all six of them.

Derp

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i was going to try to have my first sober night in a while tonight....but then the hottest girl i graduated high school with who is newly single and supposedly looking better than ever just texted me out of nowhere and said "hey babe! i havent heard from you in forever! let's go out tonight and get shwilly"....sooo maybe ill try tomorrow or after the weekend lol...if your not an alcoholic is should be pretty easy to quit may want to get checked out just to be safe tho brudda

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i was going to try to have my first sober night in a while tonight....but then the hottest girl i graduated high school with who is newly single and supposedly looking better than ever just texted me out of nowhere and said "hey babe! i havent heard from you in forever! let's go out tonight and get shwilly"....sooo maybe ill try tomorrow or after the weekend lol...if your not an alcoholic is should be pretty easy to quit may want to get checked out just to be safe tho brudda

 

Tear it up bro!

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Tear it up bro!

 

lol theres been a lot of build up for this one...i had a steady g/f all throughout high school but she was always had dif b/fs cuz she was the girl that could have anyone(except me cuz im loyal :P) so it was always just kinda fun flirtation going on but nothing beyond that(i could tell she wanted me tho, but i always thought it was cuz she couldnt have me) but now were both single and i honestly forgot about her and she just got back into town and i was the first person she hit up so ill see if she can still party like we used too :D

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Very true

 

 

I didn't specify beer ;)

 

Damnit hahaha

 

I can't tally up everything but I will tell you that I have 278 Crown Royal bags that I have saved from bottles I bought

 

Not collected, I drank these bottles, everything from half gallons to airplane bottles

 

**** that sounds bad LoL

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Damnit hahaha

 

I can't tally up everything but I will tell you that I have 278 Crown Royal bags that I have saved from bottles I bought

 

Not collected' date=' I drank these bottles, everything from half gallons to airplane bottles

 

**** that sounds bad LoL[/quote']

 

Yep. Exactly why I said you should if you wanted me to lol. That's a LOT of crown, and yo uknow you have had more than that when out...

 

I am trying to figure out the math, but it doesn't look good. at least I have a few whole years of mostly nothing to factor in- 1 per kid.

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depends how sick your getting in the morning after a heavy night of drinking mate?

 

If you think its above the normal hangover feeling and your spewing up violently everytime you might wanna get it checked out. Could be something to do with your kidneys like what happened with my stepdad, he found out he was diabetic that way

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stomach can't do it anymore

 

getting in the way of life

 

might cut back or quit for good

 

Im still pretty young so no harm done yet.

 

just a thought.

 

p.s Im not an alcoholic...

 

Do it. I quit drinking about 3 years ago and consider it one of the best decisions I've ever made.

 

PS... People who get defensive and claim not to be alcoholics, typically are in fact, alcoholics.

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I spent about four months binge drinking heavily. Like, over the course of those four months there's probably about 5-10 days total I didn't get **** faced.

 

Eventually, after any morning following heavy drinking, I would become violently sick, lasting many hours, throwing up until I was dry heaving, unable to hold anything down, bed ridden etc etc.

 

That's when I decided it was probably time to stop drinking. And I know I'm not an alcoholic because I was able to give it up at the drop of a hat and I haven't had a single drink since. Ever since I stopped though I've been smoking weed habitually...

 

 

 

Hmm...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

P.S.

 

Funny how the far less dangerous/damaging of those two vices is the illegal one!!! :D:(:mad:

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I spent about four months binge drinking heavily. Like' date=' over the course of those four months there's probably about 5-10 days total I didn't get **** faced.

 

Eventually, after any morning following heavy drinking, I would become violently sick, lasting many hours, throwing up until I was dry heaving, unable to hold anything down, bed ridden etc etc.

 

That's when I decided it was probably time to stop drinking. And I know I'm not an alcoholic because I was able to give it up at the drop of a hat and I haven't had a single drink since. Ever since I stopped though I've been smoking weed habitually...

 

 

 

Hmm...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

P.S.

 

Funny how the far less dangerous/damaging of those two vices is the illegal one!!! :D:(:mad:[/quote']

 

 

It's a money thing. I don't smoke pot anymore, haven't since I was 18, but I definitely don't think it should be illegal.

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Do it. I quit drinking about 3 years ago and consider it one of the best decisions I've ever made.

 

PS... People who get defensive and claim not to be alcoholics' date=' typically are in fact, alcoholics.[/b']

 

^ lol this ...

 

Here's a pic of my 10-year medallions .. one was given to me by my dad and the other by my roommate ..

 

best investment in myself I've ever made, by far

 

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Do it. I quit drinking about 3 years ago and consider it one of the best decisions I've ever made.

 

PS... People who get defensive and claim not to be alcoholics' date=' typically are in fact, alcoholics.[/quote']

 

I don't go to meetings bro, can't be an alcoholic.

 

Slow night, only 5 pints of grasshopper.

 

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