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anyone else doing/trying it?
I did it in November and it was easy. I felt so much better for doing it so gonna do it until Feb/March time to help lose weight.
except for the fact that I got blackout drunk last night and am incredibly drunk right now. 1st doesn't count though, right
maybe after my bday
Oi Oi Oi etc.
Honestly though. No way.
at the end of the month. There's some booze still in my house, and I guess if I go to a work thing I can accept the odd glass of wine, but I want to spend less money as much as anything.
Though I'm going to Bruges on January 31st.
is absolutely clinically insane.
Though let's be realistic, there's no way I'm going to do this.
then I remembered I'm off to the darts next week. No way I'm spending a night at the darts sober.
Until Burns Night (Saturday, January 25).
deserves to live in the seventh concentric circle of hell, alongside kidults that grow a moustache in November.
fuck people trying to improve their lives eh
I'm definitely doing this
possibly also "no food January"
if it's SUPERHD it's probably better than the real thing
but I had two pints on new year's day and half a bottle of wine yesterday, so a dry month isn't going to happen. I may try and go for booze free midweeks and less meat though.
and just stick to wine. My little belly is getting less little.
so they can't make you fat. Bonus
so drinking beer seems kind of counter productive.
suggests that, tragically, you can perform a terrifying (9 30min+ sessions / week ) amount of exercise and still hold on to the gut if you don't cut down on booze and lard.
Which is upsetting.
Bread and beer. It's been my undoing and I WON'T STAND FOR IT ANYMORE.
which means I pretty much have to. It's cool: it's not like a brought home a really nice bottle of gin and a fuckload of ales from Christmas.
Could probably do with a month of the sauce, mind.
think you haven't quite grasped the concept, mate.
Trying to rid that feeling of groggy and bloated after the Christmas massacre. It will do favours for my bank account also
For fuck's sake. For fucking fuck's sake.
it's a personal choice
If you're the kind of person who drinks so much that it makes a dangerous impact on your health/bank balance, maybe you're better off addressing what causes you to drink too much in the first place, rather than just go "oh i'll take january off, then I can continue getting cunted all the time the rest of the year."
tl;dr Having a dry month won't help you improve your relationship with alcohol.
want to get cunted then?
Sure, a lot of people do make empty resolutions to get fit & healthy etc around the time of New Years, but a lot of people see it through as well. If it takes a person to lay off the cans for provisionally or strictly a month in order to kick themselves into gear, resulting in feeling and looking much better down the line, all the power to them.
Christmas drinking for me exceeds my normal drinking every month. I drank every day for about 2 weeks but would normally drink once or twice a week.
For me, its definitely about 'resetting' almost. I feel so rotten when I drink continuously but felt brilliant when I took a month off. Then when I started drinking again, I didn't feel the need to drink as much.
Been contemplating some time off the booze for a long time now, and a fairly embarrassing NYE has prompted this.
Haven't had a particularly healthy relationship with alcohol for a while now, and would like to hopefully address some of the underlying issues and try to remember what life is like without being clouded in a haze of alcohol.
My biggest problem is that I'm really fond of it, the effect it has on me, and it dictates a large portion of my social life. Will see how it goes I guess.
Having got loads of sandbags for Christmas and this was going to be gloating to the rest of the sodden country.
But I read that thing, in the New Scientist(unnecessary question mark) and I think I will give it a bash for bit after.
As the reason for my ultra-wet January. I've had three cafe patron already tonight #ultrawet
So no chance.
get tae fuck
But only because most months are dry for me these days anyway.
and then after the hangover had gone away me and a pal opened a bottle of whisky and drank it all
then a whisky when I got home.
I've just arranged to start my two unopened bottles of gin tomorrow with a buddy. Ah well. There's always next month, right?
so far so good
not sure I'm committed to the cause, just haven't really fancied a drink like
although I feel this may be because I'm slightly ill?
without feeling the need to brand it, tie it in to a month and making it 'a thing' on social media.
He will have vecchia romana and so much Amarone. It's his birthday party tonight #ultrawet
"waiting for someone to tap it in" posts?
If so, Double entendre starter for 10 right there.
Just that with my dad's imminent return to the country my already reasonably wet January is about to become a flood.
Anyway, it's gin time so I'm off to wet my whistle.
after 2 weeks off and I feel really guilty/sick about it
Fucking hell :(
Not even really be properly tempted, which is amazing.
Did get some funny looks ordering a coffee at 9pm at the Castle last friday.
A good friend of mine is having her birthday at the beer festival at the velodrome next weekend, not sure what I'm gonna do about that one.
if you can get through without a drop of alcohol passing your lips i'll be mightily impressed! :)
feel really rubbish and lame about it
as drinking just makes me feel awful and over Christmas 3 weeks or so of drinking every night made me put on 1/2 stone, eat more, exercise less and generally feel horrible. Mr S is still drinking though...
but how the hell are you supposed to not have hair of the dog on Jan 1st?
but then I was surrounded by drunk idiots at Selhurst Park
good they were too
is an embarrassment
then that's what they're obliged to call it.
still think it's a shitty name, and though I do find it odd on a personal level when someone sets up sponsorship for something that requires no training, discipline or change in lifestyle to achieve (real life example: walk across a bridge. A fucking bridge), the whole fact that the net result is money being given to worthwhile causes far outweighs it.
In summary, don't mind people doing this anymore.
ricochetting from as drunk as I've ever been to frighthening sobriety. It can't be good for me.
and it started to have a serious effect on me, couldn't really think straight had crap judgement about things that happened, really anxious and paranoid.
I'm not doing dry January but I won't have drunk for 2 weeks this Saturday and I feel really good, just really sane. I'm actually a little bit scared to drink now because it got a bit unbearable on New Year's day, I thought I was going insane and I don't want to feel like that again. (Could have been the drag of the strongest smelling skunk ever along with all the booze)
which is why I feel terrible about it today