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Is killing yourself slowly with alcohol possible?

Yes, I know it must be painful.

by Anonymousreply 41April 1, 2024 12:56 AM

Let me work on testing out this theory. I’ll get back to you . . .

by Anonymousreply 1March 31, 2024 10:09 PM

Live Disease

Cirrhosis

by Anonymousreply 2March 31, 2024 10:11 PM

Amy Winehouse, Veronica Lake, WC Fields, Oliver Reed, Alexander Godunov, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Dylan Thomas, Billie Holiday, Jack Kerouac, Richard Burton, and David Cassidy all died that way.

by Anonymousreply 3March 31, 2024 10:14 PM

Watch "Leaving Las Vegas".

by Anonymousreply 4March 31, 2024 10:16 PM

I prefer killing me softly with his song.

by Anonymousreply 5March 31, 2024 10:18 PM

Possibly the single stupidest question ever asked on DL.

by Anonymousreply 6March 31, 2024 10:18 PM

I no longer drink hard liquor, but drink a bottle of wine and about five beers a day. I'm not fat YET, but at 45, it won't take long.

by Anonymousreply 7March 31, 2024 10:19 PM

Then you must be new, r6.

by Anonymousreply 8March 31, 2024 10:20 PM

Weed is better for you. Assuming you want to live.

by Anonymousreply 9March 31, 2024 10:21 PM

R7 That is WAYYY TOO MUCH. Please cut back

by Anonymousreply 10March 31, 2024 10:21 PM

R7 either 6 beers OR 1 bottle of wine a day. NOT BOTH!

by Anonymousreply 11March 31, 2024 10:22 PM

This is one of those questions that social drinkers never ask, unless they’re deeply concerned about an alcoholic.

by Anonymousreply 12March 31, 2024 10:23 PM

It's a miserable way to go. In addition to pain in joints and various organs, barfing up and shitting bloody mucous, you can't enjoy food and you're itchy all over.

by Anonymousreply 13March 31, 2024 10:23 PM

You probably have a bacterial infection that is affecting your brain and how you absorb alcohol. You need to dry out and talk to a doctor about antibiotics.

by Anonymousreply 14March 31, 2024 10:23 PM

[quote]Assuming you want to live.

I don't, but I don't want to suffer much, either.

I know. Impossible!

by Anonymousreply 15March 31, 2024 10:24 PM

You need professional help, gurl.

by Anonymousreply 16March 31, 2024 10:26 PM

R7 "a bottle of wine and about five beers a day"

Is that considered a lot? Seems like a reasonable amount to me

by Anonymousreply 17March 31, 2024 10:29 PM

Why slowly and not quickly?

by Anonymousreply 18March 31, 2024 10:29 PM

Hurry up!

by Anonymousreply 19March 31, 2024 10:31 PM

Google "esophageal varices" - it's a terrible, terrible way to die.

by Anonymousreply 20March 31, 2024 10:31 PM

I do, r16. My life is just not what I thought it would be at this age. I don't care for my country (Brazil),don't have many friends, single, no kids (male, BTW), I work from home for a salary that covers my bills, and I have a little bit left. The job is easy, but I hate it!

Good question, r18. I guess I'm just a coward.

by Anonymousreply 21March 31, 2024 10:32 PM

R17, what part of Britain are you from?

by Anonymousreply 22March 31, 2024 10:32 PM

OK, you made me laugh, r22! Thanks!

by Anonymousreply 23March 31, 2024 10:34 PM

[quote] Live Disease

One must live to die!

by Anonymousreply 24March 31, 2024 10:42 PM

Smooches, R23!

I'm the last person to turn to with advice on drinking, or anything, really, so I don't judge.

Glad I made you laugh--now can I fix you a plate of fresh calf's liver w/caramelized sweet onions, lime cilantro rice, and a lovely salad with romaine, colored mini-bellpeppers and heirloom tomatoes? That'll give you a nice base upon which to add drink.

Tea cakes with a dusting of grated nutmeg for dessert.

by Anonymousreply 25March 31, 2024 10:44 PM

I thought all Brazilians were supposed to be happy go lucky people without a care in the world.

by Anonymousreply 26March 31, 2024 10:49 PM

r22 must be Greg

by Anonymousreply 27March 31, 2024 10:50 PM

^^Sorry, I meant r25

by Anonymousreply 28March 31, 2024 10:50 PM

R21 do you have a big dick?

by Anonymousreply 29March 31, 2024 10:52 PM

Ha, R27, that's a good one. But, no. Last week I realized I hadn't cooked calf's liver in a very long time, so I made an Easter dinner of it for my old Dad. Kitchen smells delicious.

Been here 20+ years now, so pretty sure I predate Greg.

Though I do love my prunes... so, there's that.

by Anonymousreply 30March 31, 2024 10:55 PM

I'm average in everything, r29!

❤ r25!

I'll probably won't be able to have a coherent conversation very soon, so, forgive me if I "disappear."

And yes, I'll look at this thread tomorrow morning and feel very ashamed.

To quote Charlie Brown: Good grief!

As always you guys are all great!😘

by Anonymousreply 31March 31, 2024 11:01 PM

[quote] As always you guys are all great!

We are your reason to live.

by Anonymousreply 32March 31, 2024 11:05 PM

Please, Honey/R31, you'll have to get up pretty early in the morning to top me in the "disappear" category; bane of my existence, but 30 years of therapy haven't cured me of it yet.

Please be kind to yourself.

by Anonymousreply 33March 31, 2024 11:07 PM

[quote] [R25] must be Greg.

I’d never say “smooches.”

by Anonymousreply 34March 31, 2024 11:32 PM

[quote] Been here 20+ years now, so pretty sure I predate Greg.

R30, I’m sorry, but I’ve been on DL since 1995.

by Anonymousreply 35April 1, 2024 12:32 AM

I'm sorry, but I've been on DL since 1909.

by Anonymousreply 36April 1, 2024 12:37 AM

A bottle of wine and 5 beers per day is alcoholism. There's no "cutting back." OP already did cut back (stopped using hard liquor). OP needs to medically detox.

by Anonymousreply 37April 1, 2024 12:40 AM

Yes, but do it classically! Consumption!

by Anonymousreply 38April 1, 2024 12:43 AM

R31 Sounds like you are having a lovely Easter Sunday. Good for you. Sending love right back your way. I appreciate this band of crazy bitches more now than ever. Peace to y'all

by Anonymousreply 39April 1, 2024 12:46 AM

Yes.

Sadly, a friend of mine did that. He was a beautiful soul, and a very quiet drinker. He was fine and then, boom, we all got a call that he was in organ failure. His liver was shutting down. Died a few days later.

Very sad.

by Anonymousreply 40April 1, 2024 12:54 AM

OP don't be ridiculous! Are you some hippie with bare dirty feet????

by Anonymousreply 41April 1, 2024 12:56 AM
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