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I'm giving it up...

Postby Diane » Sun Jul 23, 2017 1:38 pm

...just for a month. Wine drinking. There, I've said it now so I'll have to abide by it. Getting fed up with feeling a bit hangover-y in the morning, although I only have one glass a night (well, sometimes two at the weekend). :(
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Re: I'm giving it up...

Postby Primrose » Sun Jul 23, 2017 4:17 pm

Oh dear that,s a little drastic for relaxing summer eveninga overa nice meal.
However if you are stuck for something different to try as an apéritif I can recommend a splash of Bottle Green's coconut & Lime cordial with tonic water, or even with chilled sparkling water.
I think the art of giving up wine is to find some substitute non alcoholic beverage that somehow gives an interesting flavour or kick so you don,t miss the effect of the alcohol.

Good luck, but I can,t promise i will be joining you - well, not every day anyhow!
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Re: I'm giving it up...

Postby tigerburnie » Sun Jul 23, 2017 4:28 pm

I don't drink Malt Whisky unless there's an "R" in the month, gives my liver, kidneys and wallet a rest
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Re: I'm giving it up...

Postby Diane » Mon Jul 24, 2017 2:11 pm

Ooh - I like the sound of coconut and lime mixed with tonic. Thank you. (off to the shops now to get some).
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Re: I'm giving it up...

Postby retropants » Mon Jul 24, 2017 3:46 pm

I gave up wine after the 2nd of June, I have noticed absolutely no difference to my health whatsoever, I think it's high time I had a glass!
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Re: I'm giving it up...

Postby Diane » Mon Jul 24, 2017 5:07 pm

Oh, gosh darn it Retropants - there was I thinking I was doing myself some good. :(
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Re: I'm giving it up...

Postby richard p » Mon Jul 24, 2017 6:22 pm

feeling a bit hangovery in the morning is just as likely to be due to not drinking enough water the day before.

an alcohol induced hangover is due to the alcohol using all the water in the blood to break itself down.... a pint of water before bed after a session can avoid a hangover the following morning.
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Re: I'm giving it up...

Postby robo » Mon Jul 24, 2017 6:33 pm

I've just got home after a hard day down the plot I'm sipping one of my five a day a glass of cider , I can't see me managing another four I'm to tired
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Re: I'm giving it up...

Postby tigerburnie » Mon Jul 24, 2017 10:08 pm

Love a glass of still cloudy cider,most refreshing drink when you're hot and bothered, that and a can of Irn Bru(not in the same glass though)
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Re: I'm giving it up...

Postby Diane » Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:09 am

Irn Bru - now that's one drink I've yet to try.
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