How Reddit Is Helping More Than 50,000 People Recover From Alcoholism HuffPost UK Life

How Reddit Is Helping More Than 50,000 People Recover From Alcoholism HuffPost UK Life

So, I went out and bought a bunch of bottles of vodka in case everything shut. That never happened, but all of a sudden I discovered that vodka did the job of beer, but more effectively. During weekdays I began drinking maybe a liter of vodka daily and on weekends it would be a liter and a half a day. My second-favorite sobriety subreddit is StopDrinkingFitness.

He has had two DUIs, one when he was in his early twenties and another one a little less than a year before we met. He noticed the problem and stopped drinking after the second DUI, about a decade apart, but started again shortly after we started dating. Daily drinking can have serious consequences for a person’s health, both in the short- and long-term. Many of the effects of drinking every day can be reversed through early intervention. Unless you have religious or personal restrictions, a few drinks with friends or a glass of wine with dinner is usually not an issue. The problem starts, though, when you begin abusing the substance.

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Are you psychologically broken without it? There exists a perfect sweet spot where you’re at your best with just the right amount of liquor. I either dont drink enough or I drink too much.

But I pushed myself and took a very active role in my recovery. Now, I’m at the gym every day 14 Reasons Being Sober Makes Your Life Better of the week. That’s where the weight started coming off and I have now lost around 150lbs.

Fellow alcoholics of Reddit, what was your “oh s**t, I really DO have a drinking problem” moment?

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And surely, she should have known, we will find those bottles after she moved out. Anyway, I am very grateful for the answers, as I just couldn’t wrap my head around it. Then, everything just started slowly working again as far as my body was concerned. Some of it was probably due to the fact that I got a bacterial infection that I was told precipitated the hepatorenal syndrome. Once that cleared up my liver started to function again. I had never struggled with my weight and all of sudden, the pounds started piling on.

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