Did you go thru hot and cold sweats while sleeping? Definitely have been down this path before. Wow. Please post only when sober; you're welcome to read in the meanwhile. Moderation is the key word to lead a better, healthier, and happier life. IWNDWYT. Wow! I didn't work out, i barely moved to be honest. You look Great! I'm so excited for you! You where attractive before but you are really attractive now. Absolutely beautiful and your happiness shows! We can become different and comfortable with ourselves. I’ve been getting compliments left and right, it’s such strong positive reinforcement because it is so obviously due to cutting out alcohol. Holy crap! Fucking awesome job, man. It was starting to pile back on, so I had to work even harder at the beginning of this year to maintain the progress I had made but I was getting TIRED. It's unbelievable how quickly the weight drops off when you're not drinking 3 days worth of calories in one evening! I do exercise, but it's very gentle, just walking. Too big for any surgical procedure on my spine. That first photo almost brought tears to my eyes, you looked so sad there. Even if I take an extra strength antacid it still catches up shortly after. Then I quit drinking in April, and I’ve lost 20+ more pounds past my plateau and I’ve hardly been trying! I honestly can't believe the difference. I am so impressed with this sub! Thank you! I love being sober, I no longer have any desire to drown my sorrows, because sober-me is HAPPY!! Its been an adjustment for me dealing with the tougher things but on the flip side I've noticed I appreciate the the positive feelings much more. I was walking around like a booze zombie but not today.Congrats and keep it up! It takes a toll on your body, mind, and soul. Dude. I woke up 39 days ago and decided enough was enough and I wanted to stop masking my sadness with drinking. Congrats! 3 years ago 3 years ago. This subreddit is a place to motivate each other to control or stop drinking. Some of the people in the photographs are barely recognizable when compared alongside their former selves, and while some of them complemented alcohol rehab process with exercise, benefits of quitting drinking cannot be clearer by looking at these pictures. We share the same sobriety date! Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. You look like a completely different person! I was in a similar boat until things really spiralled out of control. be ready for when your ego comes back, what will you do when you try to talk yourself through that you have everything under control. I will! ❤️, “Well I don’t fee any different, so I’m not hungover.”. IWNDWYT. FAVOR is a national movement that supports multiple pathways to recovery. At the end, i just had a drink and slept. Don't you feel great?! More posts from the stopdrinking community. I feel so much healthier and happier sober! I'm so proud of you and how far you have already made it. You’re glowing! I honestly mouthed the word (WOW) out loud when I scrolled down and saw the difference. It was amazing, thank you! You look great and so happy! Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Unbelievable transformation. Amazing work! Dude!!! The health benefits of alcohol rehab are evident in these people - they all seem glowing, fit and even better versions of themselves. We will need fingerprints or DNA. You look great! Thank you for the motivation to continue. Great job! Now, my gastroenterologist keeps an eye on my weight as it's melting off so quick, last week I was 11 stone and I know I've lost more since then!