Goodbye Beer, Goodbye Wine and other things

Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by misterwogan, Aug 1, 2020.

  1. soulman969

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    I shared a personal experience. That's all it was and not a message on the evils of alcohol. I used to rather enjoy it when I could start and stop based on my own will power. Now that I have that back I just find I don't enjoy it as much as I did.

    It's a forum. We all share stories based upon personal experiences about many things. To be honest I never gave much thought to being misinterpreted because I'm not the judgemental sort or an AA "Big Book" thumper evangelist type.

    I have enough challenges living my own life so I sure as hell don't want to try telling someone else how to live theirs. Any comments I make are strictly conversational so take from them what you will but I'm surely not scolding anyone about drinking.

    And I am very sorry to hear about your brother in law. For some the end never comes before death and that's sad. I've also lost friends and family to addictions and I'm always there to help those who are seriously trying to get well but I don't preach abstinence here or anywhere else and that's the truth.
     
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  2. Chont

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    I hope you at least get your taste for beer and bacon and eggs back soon. I have no advice to offer. That is a real pickle. Ugh. Pickles. I like pickles too. Pickled cucumbers I mean. My dad ate a lot of pickled Herring. I hated it when I was young but it grew on me. Mostly from dares between siblings. Haven’t had it in years though.
     
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    Love the line "There are more old drunks than there are old doctors".
    My doctor sits at his desk with tobacco stained fingers and his belly resting on his lap and never says a word about any vices I may have.
     
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    Patience...
    You're only 57..
     
  5. misterwogan

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    Yes, I can imagine the scene at my 81st birthday.
    "It's over, the drought is over - give me beer, wine, more beer, more wine. Oh, and a bacon sandwich".
     
  6. Thrup'ny Bit

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    My doctor prescribes "Get a couple of pints down your neck, it does more good than harm, if you walk to the pub".
     
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    lol..wow! There's a blast from the past....didn't even know barbituates were still in production...seconal, nembutal, tuinals..... the memories of a somewhat misspent youth....lol
     
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    Oh, I think you had better keep the rest of that private. Otherwise we could end up with an inadvertant "Keith Richards" type thread. :confused:
     
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  9. Thrup'ny Bit

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    I don't think snorting potato peelings counts... :whistling:
     
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    Even better if you stop off at the Kebab shop on your way back.
     
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    That's carrying patience just a tad beyond the horizon...
     
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    You've been watching me again. o_O
     
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    lol...let's just say I was a bit of an amateur pharmacologist years ago..:whistling::whistling::whistling::whistling:
     
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    Moderation in everything...
    I only raced 10 years...
    I've only been married 4 times....
     
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    What type of surgery if you don't mind my asking? Gastrointestinal I assume?

    NC
     
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    So far...
     
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    For me, the summer of love, 1988 in London, went on to 1998! :rolleyes:
     
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    Somehow, I missed all of this. I'm sorry you've really been through it. That was a truly awesome version of I ran you managed to create from your bed! I hope you fully recover very soon. I don't think I've ever met an Irishman who doesn't drink, so I'm sure it will all come flooding back, as it were!
     
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    Your watch stopped....