Mixing These Medications With Alcohol Can Accelerate Liver Damage

Medication warnings don’t tell you this. When my father died of alcoholic liver disease in 2016, I wanted to understand how this condition happened. As a former nurse, I should have known that he was sick, but the truth is we didn’t. Liver disease can be sneaky, and liver failure, especially from alcoholism, can happen…

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You’re Not a “Bad” Person for Drinking Heavily

You just need to understand the consequences so you can make informed choices. I have been sober from alcohol for 6 years and I also have a mental health and addictions nursing background. Alcohol addiction runs in my family in a very serious way. I’d say I know a few things about alcohol addiction and…

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Heavy Drinking and Its Effect on Relationships

It’s not about demonizing our alcoholic loved ones, it’s about creating more understanding Gillian May3 hours ago·4 min read I am a former nurse and alcoholic in recovery. My mission is to talk about alcohol and its effect on our health, lives, and relationships. Undoubtedly, most people are aware that alcohol can cause stress and…

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Five Myths About Alcohol Abuse

Overcoming alcohol abuse through recovery is a life changing journey many people embark on to gain their life back. Following an alcohol recovery program requires a lot of motivation and inspiration. It may seem hard at first but it results in a better and more positive lifestyle. Unfortunately though, there are a lot of myths…

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