When I started clearing my acne holistically 4 years ago, I decided to give up alcohol completely. Initially it was for the health benefits, but to this day I still don’t drink any alcohol.
Sure, I’ll have a chocolate bar – or even cheesecake – every once in a while (because I love chocolate and cheesecake), but I rarely, if ever, have a drink.
I’m not saying this to sound like a goody two shoes, or because I think alcohol is soooo bad that I won’t touch it. I honestly don’t think it’s a big deal to have a few drinks sometimes. If you like to drink, I’m so not judging you, I’m just sharing my own experiences here.
Unless you’re consuming huge amounts of it on a regular basis, personally I think the sugary soda & stuff it gets mixed with is worse than the alcohol.
The reason I’m talking about this is because some of you out there who are regular drinkers & partiers might be on the fence about giving up alcohol…. you’re thinking about it, but you are concerned about who you will be without that crutch. Which is a totally valid concern. [Read more…]