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When do the withdrawal symptoms start

I've been drinking heavily for at least the last 4 years. Binging on weekends upwarsds of 12 24 oz. steeles. Drinking during the week-at least 2-4 24oz. Steeles and Keystone; trying to make sure i drink only enough that i can be legally sober and a low bac. But of course that didn't help with the smell. But anyway, today is day 5 I haven't really had any intense cravings just that taste in my mouth when i wantd alcohol. At the moment i have been counter-balancing it with carbonated beverages, adn eating more. But, i don't want to go down that road either. I went to be healthy healthy. Not a house, or a person with liver disease. It was much easier the first few days and i feel safe. I've gotten the best sleep this week in years.
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OMG!drinking steeles and keystones will NEVER ensure a low .bac or legally sober!!!!!you drive after drinking this amount?great way to ensure a OVI not to mention rendering you UNSAFE to operating a vehicle and possibly harming another PLUS yourself!what is the question here?
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Hello I posted earlier and haven't gotten an answer so I thought I'd answer urs . I got the withdrawals first thing in the morning yesterday and I had stomach cramps pain and nausea , hold hot flashes . I had been drinking wine everyday for about 6 months. From half bottle at night then up to the large bottle in one night just about evrt
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Sorry got cut off . So to answer mine was about 12 hours. Then I tried to do a taper all day yesterday but I just kept vomiting  it .. Even water ... Even crackers ,  how did it go for you? Since u posted on the 26th . Hope you are doing ok
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I commented to you in another post so I won't repeat myself here....you run the risk of ADVERSE consequences if you continue to try to do this on your own...which apparently isn't working!
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You should NOT be on here answering posts you are very negative and condescending . This attitude is in no way a help to people in need.
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You should NOT be on here answering posts you are very negative and condescending . This attitude is in no way a help to people in need.
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I differ Big Time (!!) Your opinion of izibans' posts.

Rather than "negative" and "condescending", She is Very Knowledgeable, Kind and Understanding!!  I suspect it's more Her 'straight to the point' that You object to.  Personally I think being straight forward is a much more honest approach.  The problem with addiction and addicts is that it's not a good thing to 'sugar coat', to not be 'firm', straight, and honest, as the addicts denial is quite powerful.  Less than that is too often 'enabling'.

This I know is true

Regards,
Tink
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Thank you Tink..as usual.....and Perrin.....sad that you take my feedback in the manner you did...my brother spoke to me that way 31 years ago...and I needed it to PING me one on what I was doing to myself which was/is similiar to what you are doing to yourself!
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