Sober October

Anyone else on board for the ride ?
Day 8 here, started a day early.
I love the taste of hoppy beers. Brewed my own in 5 gal. buckets for
a few years but they got heavy to handle at my age.
Anyhow, did this last year and ended up making it till the end of Nov.
before falling off the wagon.
Chime in if you’re in.
It started in the U.K.

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Not trying to make light of your efforts but ……

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Good luck with your month of abstinence. After October there is Movember and also Veganuary to try if you wanted some other monthly themed objectives.

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I’m doing a “No pumpkin spice anything” October.

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Febfast and dry-July down here. Febfast is a big ask, given it’s our hottest month. Pretty soon there’ll be no booze-approved months left!

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Nah. Hockey season is starting. I have a college game to go to tonight. Gotta have a beer afterward.

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Over here, it’s Tournée Minérale, and that’s in February. Only 28 (or 29) days, and by then most everyone has had a major alcohol overload after all the parties for the new year :slight_smile:

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I started October sober but now I am 4 pints in sorry mate can’t keep you company.

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@woodroe just finishing day 7 over here.

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No more Cider ?!?! How preposterous ! But OK, couldn’t hurt to take a little break.

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Liking all the input. Including the humor .
Maybe this event no longer exists in the U.K. due to
being very unpopular ?
OK then, grab a pint or two and bottoms up mates !
Funny thing about aging and alcohol though, 66 here, is it takes twice as
long to recover from a night on the town or home for that matter.
Sleep and concentration are noticeably affected as well. Oh to be young.
Carry on.

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Sorry but no chance with the rugby :rugby_football: World Cup going on. :ireland:

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And half as much beer to get you into that state in the first place ! :rofl:

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Can’t happen for me, I’m 2/3 of the way through 3 months of cycling across Europe.
Need a cold beer after a long days riding.

Of course, this trip also means I haven’t touched my guitars since early August when we left Australia. My tough fingertips are soft again!

Rod

have no fear everyone, my brother and I are making up for your sudden glut in supply of liquor. we want to make sure the wheels of production dont slow down so much as to affect future years of scotch/bourbon production :stuck_out_tongue:

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I’d say the same, Eddie, but with all the games being around 7-8am in the morning here, I’m having to resort to coffee instead! :joy:
Big game this weekend though so perhaps I should reconsider… may need something to drown my tears, your lads are looking the business at the moment! :grimacing: :sob: :beer: :rofl:

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I’m aware of Sober October. Not specifically doing it but about 6 months ago I switched up my way of eating to a much healthier one which has meant outside of a couple special occasions where I had drinks with a friend and coworkers respectively, I’ve stopped altogether.

It’s been kind of great. I’m down 48 pounda, believe it or not.

I applaud your effort. You’ve got this.

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I did the same. Have lost 40lb since end of June!! Carnivore diet has been crazy good for me

Should be an absolute belter this weekend Jeff. Just the width of a cigarette paper between them I reckon. KO at 2 in the afternoon here so will have the fridge stocked and might have to get my wife to take the kids out to spare them from me shouting at the TV for 80 minutes :joy:. Enjoy the game mate , but not too much :wink:.:ireland:

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