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No matter what my friends say "Alcohol" is not good while you're trying to loose weight, I drink EVERY WEEKEND." I'm finally saying "no more alcohol" at least while I try to loose weight, I went from 165 to 236 lbs in two years and part of it was the alcohol!

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I think all alcohol is bad, any suggestions? emoticon
- Submitted by BELLKISS2171 4/6/2010 in Weight Loss | 12 Comments
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RUNNERSSHOE 4/6/2010 2:05:00 PM

    Right there with you! My current rule for myself: "No alcohol during the week and on the weekends, it's either a glass of wine or dessert, not both!"
BOBBY_SF 4/6/2010 9:01:00 PM

    Gave it up (well, mostly) in January. Lost over 30 lbs since. Facts speak for themselves.
STARRYK 1/7/2011 3:20:00 PM

    I agree with the the thought of giving it up but I really enjoy coming home on Friday night after work and having a vodka lemonade. So now instead of walking 3 times during the week I'm gonna walk a little more. If I want it - I have to find a way to deal with it. emoticon
NURSE4HEROES 4/9/2010 5:18:00 PM

    ugh. I'm finding that I'm the unlucky type that will never just want a glass or two of wine, one day a week. A few days later, it's right back to one bottle+ per night.
SJHIGGINS25 4/6/2010 10:00:00 PM

    Yes, I agree. I love wine - but I will need to start cutting back with trying to lose weight. I love the idea of having wine or dessert - not both - on the weekend. I will have to adopt that rule!
COACHDNUKE 4/6/2010 1:34:00 PM

    Great choice
BELLKISS2171 4/6/2010 1:33:00 PM

    Totaly agree!
FRESHSTART49 1/14/2013 8:43:00 AM

    I'm having a hard time with this issue right now. Alcohol is too much a part of my social life. I don't drink during the week and doing great with healthy eating and exercise. Then comes the weekend. If we go out to dinner with friends, it is a lot of food, a lot of sitting & talking and a 4 or more drinks. It totally erases whatever I have accomplished during the week. I don't want to bow out of time with my husband and friends but I have to find a way to change my own behavior. Any advice?
CORGIGIRL2 4/23/2012 7:26:00 AM

    I enjoy wine too much so that a glass just doesn't do it. I have to just stop it all right now; have some if we go out, which is only 2-3 times a month and not have it in the house. I have to choose health over wine!
DEMONICTERMITE 12/29/2011 1:02:00 PM

    NURSE4HEROES, I'm right there with you. I think I'm just going to have to cease drinking all together since I am clearly an all-or-nothing girl. emoticon
KIMROID 8/13/2010 9:38:00 AM

    I totally agree. I gained 20 lbs with the help of Bud Light!
TAOENTHUSIAST 4/7/2010 11:10:00 AM

    I think the drink or dessert method is a great idea! Plus, a lot of people like to have a drink to unwind at the end of the day and exercise is a good alternative for that.

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