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Welcome To The Crowd of Newcomers

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Wow! We’ve had a deluge of members in the last week. Welcome to MM! I’m so glad you found Moderation Management through this page, but, unfortunately, our Public Hub hasn’t attracted the traffic we hoped it would and I’m worried you won’t get the support you’re seeking to pursue your moderate drinking goals here. The…

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Welcome to MM!

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Hello, Welcome to MM and congratulations on taking this first step toward a better you! You have joined our Public Hub, this page is public and because the confidentiality of our members is very important to us, we want you to know that your membership on this page is public and could be discovered by…

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Drop the Bass

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Overcast and cool here today. I walked down to the market for my morning empanada de carne and I was one of the first ones there, the fruit and veggie vendors were still sitting up their stand but the grease was already hot in the empanada pan. Walking home, amidst the dogs still sleeping amidst…

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Dryuary Is Here!

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Yep, it’s that time of year! If you haven’t signed up yet to receive notifications, get your hiney on over to Dryuary 2018 and get signed up! If you want some company on your Dryuary journey, you’ll find lots of fellow travelers over at the MM Form or at MMListserv. I see we have had a couple…

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My secret quest

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Well here we go.  Never thought I needed AA but definitely realized I needed to curb my drinking. 3-4 glasses of wine a night is too much yet I struggle to stop.  I am very successfull at my job, go to school and manage a household. But I can do better for me.  I have…

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Dryuary prep!

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I’m doing Dryuary again this year, and of course went to a Christmas party last night and came home with 4 bottles of alcohol as gifts. Ah hahahah!

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Alcohol-To Drink Or Not To Drink

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This article was written by MM member, Katy Byyrne, psychotherapist, writer and editor. She has given permission to publish it here: Stopping an addiction like drinking or moderating the habit is an ongoing debate in some circles. Whether to quit or regulate? Alcoholics Anonymous says that drinkers are “powerless” over alcohol and need to “turn…

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Moderation muscles

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My quest for new and better coping mechanisms to replace my drinking has led me to taking up regular exercise. It’s known to be mood-altering, so much so, that it’s one of the few proven treatments for anxiety and depression. I can’t help but see some similarity in my workouts and my moderation.

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Moderation : Is it Real ? How to Make it Real !

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  This was written by Katy, who asked that I post it on her behalf: If your stomach is extended and your head fuzzy, the questions always arise this time of year: how can I clean up my act? Then come the other voices, “well, I’m not really ready for that.” Or, yeah, that sounds…

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Drinking No Longer Means Party

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Drinking can never mean “Weeeee!” to me again if I am going to succeed at moderation. Drinking is more like paying taxes and receiving only a simple satisfaction that I am being responsible in return.

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