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Re: stop drinking for a month
« Reply #45 on: January 12, 2015, 08:23:41 PM »
When I have a drink --whether it be beer, wine, whisk(e)y, or cocktails-- I like to sit, relax, and enjoy it. So, depending on how busy I am, I routinely go for days without alcohol. I don't really keep track, but I'm sure it's not unusual for me to be dry for a week or more at a time. I doubt there have been many times when I've gone for a full month, but as I say, I'm not keeping a record.

On the other side of the coin, I also don't place any particular constraints, per se, on myself when I do drink. But that's not really a problem because I HATE the feeling of being drunk (or even tipsy, really), so there's never any chance of me drinking to excess in the first place. 
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Re: stop drinking for a month
« Reply #46 on: January 13, 2015, 12:19:08 AM »
When I have a drink --whether it be beer, wine, whisk(e)y, or cocktails-- I like to sit, relax, and enjoy it. So, depending on how busy I am, I routinely go for days without alcohol. I don't really keep track, but I'm sure it's not unusual for me to be dry for a week or more at a time. I doubt there have been many times when I've gone for a full month, but as I say, I'm not keeping a record.

On the other side of the coin, I also don't place any particular constraints, per se, on myself when I do drink. But that's not really a problem because I HATE the feeling of being drunk (or even tipsy, really), so there's never any chance of me drinking to excess in the first place.
I don't not like the feeling of being drunk, (or even tipsy really). Hungover however...
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Re: stop drinking for a month
« Reply #47 on: January 13, 2015, 04:39:22 PM »
I don't not like the feeling of being drunk, (or even tipsy really). Hungover however...
I've never been hungover, but I'm pretty confident that I wouldn't enjoy it.
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Re: stop drinking for a month
« Reply #48 on: January 13, 2015, 04:44:49 PM »
First report after two days dry: my girlfriend tells me I have to stop talking about alcohol all the time.
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Re: stop drinking for a month
« Reply #49 on: January 14, 2015, 12:18:41 PM »
Not necessarily inspired by this thread but perhaps as a casual coincidence I have not had any alcohol since Sunday. I really don't find giving up beer or whiskey that difficult for a few days, but I'm pretty sure I would have a difficult time going an entire month - mainly because I really don't want to. But a couple days is no big deal. Now, I better have my coffee every morning or there will be hell to pay.

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Re: stop drinking for a month
« Reply #50 on: January 14, 2015, 12:22:48 PM »
First report after two days dry: my girlfriend tells me I have to stop talking about alcohol all the time.

When I quit smoking 25 years ago, my wife and friends wanted to give me cigarettes.  I may have been a little moody.
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Re: stop drinking for a month
« Reply #51 on: January 14, 2015, 12:43:07 PM »
Now, I better have my coffee every morning or there will be hell to pay.


^^^  Yeah, that's the tough one for me.
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Re: stop drinking for a month
« Reply #52 on: January 14, 2015, 01:14:51 PM »
Now, I better have my coffee every morning or there will be hell to pay.


^^^  Yeah, that's the tough one for me.

I started roasting my own coffee just to be sure  :P
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Re: stop drinking for a month
« Reply #53 on: January 16, 2015, 08:46:59 PM »
It's Friday night. I. Want. A. Beer.
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Re: stop drinking for a month
« Reply #54 on: January 16, 2015, 10:22:08 PM »
It's Friday night. I. Want. A. Beer.
I've had two very tasty Elysian Split Shots (cream stout with stump town espresso) and now im working on a Kilkenny cream ale. First nitro red in a can I've had. Not too shabby. Next will be a Deschutes Red Chair, then perhaps I'll hit my Old School Pale on tap. I've got some homemade kaluah someone gave me fir Christmas so i might have to have a Big Labowski special after that.

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Re: stop drinking for a month
« Reply #55 on: January 16, 2015, 10:34:32 PM »
It's Friday night. I. Want. A. Beer.
I've had two very tasty Elysian Split Shots (cream stout with stump town espresso) and now im working on a Kilkenny cream ale. First nitro red in a can I've had. Not too shabby. Next will be a Deschutes Red Chair, then perhaps I'll hit my Old School Pale on tap. I've got some homemade kaluah someone gave me fir Christmas so i might have to have a Big Labowski special after that.

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Re: stop drinking for a month
« Reply #56 on: January 17, 2015, 05:50:57 AM »
With dinner tonight I had a Dirt Wolf from Victory, a Shake from Boulder, and capped the night off at home with an Indra Kunindra from Ballast Point. My taste buds have been all over the world tonight and I loved every second of it. Stop drinking for a month, not starting this weekend...
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Re: stop drinking for a month
« Reply #57 on: January 20, 2015, 04:17:01 PM »
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Re: stop drinking for a month
« Reply #58 on: January 21, 2015, 05:27:54 PM »


Anyone else doing something similar?

Not me.