Category Archives: Year One

This is where you’ll find all the stop drinking alcohol posts for my first year free of alcohol.

What Happens if You Quit Drinking? Your Worst Case Scenario?|SDA30

What Happens if You Quit Drinking? Your Worst Case Scenario? | SDA30

This is week 30 of my journey into alcohol mastery! This edition of the Stop Drinking Alcohol looks at your worst case scenario when you’re trying to quit. What’s the worst thing that can happen if you quit? What’s the worst thing that can happen if you don’t quit? I also take some questions in the new “Q & A” section of the show. Let me know what your questions are, or if you’d like me to feature your story.

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I Want to Stop Drinking Alcohol | Make Yourself a Priority | SDA29

I Want to Stop Drinking Alcohol | Make Yourself a Priority | SDA29

This is week 29 of my journey into alcohol mastery! You must look after yourself before you try to help others in your life. How can you quit drinking for others? It’s going to set you up for a whole lot of unnecessary pain. This has to be your personal journey. You can be doing it for others as well but you must make yourself a priority. Only then can you truly make a difference in other people’s lives. Imagine how much more of a help you can be when you’re no longer poisoning yourself with alcohol!

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Quitting Drinking Alcohol Business | Be Careful of the Sharks | SDA28

Quitting Drinking Alcohol Business | Be Careful of the Sharks | SDA28

This is week 28 of my journey into alcohol mastery! I just feel so good after 28 weeks without a drink. I am motivated to change more things in my life, things that are holding me back. I talk about the sharks that are waiting to take your money in the pretense of helping you to quit drinking. Sharks that tell you that you can’t quit without their help, or you may die!

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Quitting Drinking Alcohol at Home | Is It Safe For You? | SDA27

Quitting Drinking Alcohol at Home | Is It Safe For You? | SDA27

This is week 27 of my journey into alcohol mastery! This week’s video is about how I can help you. I talk about watching a documentary about a young man dying from the effects of drinking 3 pints of vodka a day. That got me thinking about exactly who I can help. I can only give help from my experience. I’m reading a lot, looking for information and knowledge anywhere I can find it, but there’s only so much I can say. If you have a serious addiction to alcohol you need to get medical assistance before you quit and during your quit.

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6 Months Alcohol Free | Benefits of Being Totally Alcohol Free! SDA26

6 Months Alcohol Free | Benefits of Being Totally Alcohol Free! SDA26

This is week 26 of my journey into alcohol mastery! This is a marker episode… 6 months with no alcohol. I feel great, not just because of all the benefits of not drinking any more, but because I know I’ll never drink again. It’s a fantastic feeling, knowing I’ve beaten it. And it’s such a wimpy opponent when it comes down to it! Wimpy and weak!

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Short Term Effects of Alcohol | What Alcohol Does to Your Body | SDA25

Short Term Effects of Alcohol | What Alcohol Does to Your Body | SDA25

This is week 25 of my journey into alcohol mastery! On the site this week I answered a question about what is too much to drink. My Dad is out of hospital and on the mend. Spending time with drinkers is a great education, once you’re on the outside looking in. It shows you where you came from and bolsters your confidence that you’re doing the right thing.

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Giving Up Alcohol - Know Thy Enemy | What Are You Fighting? SDA24

Giving Up Alcohol – Know Your Enemy | What Are You Fighting? SDA24

This is week 24 of my stop drinking alcohol journey. In this video I talk about my Dad coming out of hospital and ready for a new life without alcohol. I also talk about getting to know the enemy within you. Most people assume that it’s the alcohol that is the enemy, it’s not. How can it be! It can only harm you if you put it in harm’s way… inside your body. The real enemy is the part of you that keeps drinking. You must discover its secrets so that you can kill it.

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Temptation To Drink Alcohol Hits in the Face of Uncertainty | SDA23

Temptation To Drink Alcohol Hits in the Face of Uncertainty | SDA23

This is week 23 of my journey into alcohol mastery! I haven’t done anything on the site this week. This post is just about dealing with life’s bitch slaps without trying to hide. All life’s problems need to be faced square on.

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Stop Drinking Alcohol Week 22

Hi friends, Sorry there’s no video this week. My Dad is very poorly in hospital and I just haven’t had any time to devote to the site. I’m still off the booze although I must admit I was very tempted when I got the news. I didn’t succumb and I won’t. This means too much…

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Life Without Alcohol | Be Kind to Your Future Self | SDA 21

Life Without Alcohol | Be Kind to Your Future Self | SDA 21

This is week 21 of my journey into alcohol mastery! On the site this week I answered four questions. I take a look at my alcohol journey so far including losing more weight and altering my yoga routine. The tip of the week is to be kind to your future self. The pleasure of drinking today could well mean pain for your future self. Do yourself a favor and stop poisoning yourself now!

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