Many people associate having a great time with consuming alcohol. Just recently, my husband and I threw a little party at our home as our way of celebrating our first apartment together. However, many people were not okay with the fact that drinking was not allowed in our home. I was completely shocked. I’ve never experienced anything like that before. People were verbally abusive toward us because of a rule we implemented in our house. I remember thinking, “People can’t go a few hours without alcohol to hang out? Seriously?!”
Growing up, I’ve seen first hand what alcohol is capable of. The blackouts, yelling, arguments, and disrespect was NOT fun to be around. My husband and I decided to change our family tree and discontinue the drinking trait. Trust me, we don’t miss it.
Nevertheless, the sad truth remains that alcohol use disorders affect more than 15 million people in the United States.  Alcohol is a legal drug and it’s extremely addictive. If you’re over 21, it’s incredibly easy to obtain and the majority of people spend their 21st birthday getting completely wasted. That’s the norm, right?
Advertising commercials make drinking look so great and fun, but 80,000-100,000 people die each year from alcohol-related deaths. [1, 2] I really don’t think drinking should be considered as a game or sport. It’s dangerous. Yet, drinking seems to be highly supported by most people. “What’s the big deal?” “Surely, you can have a drink or two. It won’t hurt.” Yeah… I’ll pass on that.
Stop Drinking Alcohol Immediately!
I’m not kidding. After reading this blog post, I pray it will have enough hard truth in it to keep you away from this liquid poison.
The overconsumption of alcohol is called ‘intoxication’ because booze is a toxin. Too much of this poison in one sitting can kill you.
Let’s look at the different parts of the body and discover how booze can negatively affect us. Read more