Tag Archives: moderation

My alcohol dependency- addiction or habit and association

Writing this blog, examining my drinking,logging the amount and when I drink, has thrown up some interesting issues for me. On the one hand I know I have allowed myself to become alcohol dependent, I know on occasion I can … Continue reading

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Well Jim, did you pass your test?

Ah the big test, the Saturday BBQ set within a difficult context. I was going with a plan; count the units, record the drinks on my app, set limits, alternate alcohol with soft drinks. Jim you are marvellous, with a … Continue reading

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The Good, The Bad and the Extremely UGLY

First of all I want to make a request. There are many awards given to bloggers. Bloggers can be nominated for best health blog, funniest blog, most life  affirming blog, the list seems endless. If anyone reading this is familiar … Continue reading

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Diary Entry- The road to moderation one month on

I started this blog 4 weeks ago as a way of reflecting on my attempt to moderate my consumption of alcohol. ┬áThe first phase has been to: Admit that I am dependent on alcohol– I’ve done the questionnaires, I have … Continue reading

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Diary Entry – Not counting, just observing

Ok so I had a bad Saturday and Monday so very consciously have had three days without a drink. Blood pressure is down, blah,blah. Of course not drinking everyday results in some health benefits. But I’m not counting days. I … Continue reading

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Reflections on my out of control drinking yesterday

I wake up this morning to another glorious day. I mention the weather because I’m British and we can count our glorious days on the fingers of one hand, so indulge me.  I’m sitting in the garden writing this having … Continue reading

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Not another blog about alcohol

Well I’m sorry,but yes,this is another blog about alcohol. I hope though that it will be a different type of blog as well, in that I am starting this blog at the exact point that I start on a journey … Continue reading

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