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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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  • 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!" - by RUNNERSSHOE
  • Gave it up (well, mostly) in January. Lost over 30 lbs since. Facts speak for themselves. - by BOBBY_SF
  • STARRYK
    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 - by STARRYK
  • 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. - by NURSE4HEROES
  • SJHIGGINS25
    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! - by SJHIGGINS25
  • Great choice - by COACHDNUKE
  • Totaly agree! - by BELLKISS2171
  • 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? - by FRESHSTART49
  • 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! - by CORGIGIRL2
  • 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 - by DEMONICTERMITE
  • I totally agree. I gained 20 lbs with the help of Bud Light! - by KIMROID
  • 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. - by TAOENTHUSIAST

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