Tag: fight-back

Do You Ever Get Tired of Images Like This ?

Somehow the image of a woman trapped like a bug in a big glass of wine has become sexy, cool, edgy ….. Wine time is sold as a “girl power thing” and Mommy’s Sippy cup is an essential baby shower gift. So we decided to take one of those cutesy promotions for the essentiality of

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Using Alcohol to Control Anxiety

Anxiety and Alcohol

If you think about it logically everyone who drinks alcohol for the very first time and continues to drink it over the following years drinks it for one simple reason and that is to change their brain patterns with a drug. Maybe a small change, maybe a large change. But we put alcohol (or any

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Alcohol Lies

Alcohol-Lies

I read this article a few years ago when I was in my early days of sobriety  Man in the Netherlands euthanised due to his alcohol addiction. It’s about a man in Holland who chose assisted suicide over life because he could not stop drinking. The article didn’t really go into detail about his life

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Welcome Back Baby

Trust your gutIf you feel something is wrong It’s because it usually is I thought I’d be fine Past all the booze temptation Of the supermarket situation  I was kinda wrong There was the same old bottle Waiting Like it had been there all along  I ventured forth with strength of willPicked it up, examined it until I felt it’s pullA sarcastic,

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The HIDDEN despair and deaths from Alcohol-Abuse….

Alcohol kills.  Yes, it really does.  But it’s often a slow and very complex decline and the ‘cherry on the cake’ of already blighted lives.  This UK research study into Assessment Reviews of people who died from alcohol shows how complex it is. We must learn to stop stigmatising.  First, we stop stigmatising ourselves: so

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