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Old 04-27-2015, 01:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello everyone. I am an American from Washington DC, 50yo, retired in Brazil. Booze is very cheap here, the sugar cane liquor known as cachaça is about US$1 for 500ml. Even though I am a good sized man about 200lbs, that 500ml is too damn much. It is just very frustrating. I have quit drinking several times, sometimes for as long as a few years. I don't get in trouble with the law or anything, but find that this level of drinking is disruptive to my life and goals.
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[QUOTE=BemTeVi;5341004]Hello everyone. I am an American from Washington DC, 50yo, retired in Brazil. Booze is very cheap here, the sugar cane liquor known as cachaça is about US$1 for 500ml. Even though I am a good sized man about 200lbs, that 500ml is too damn much. It is just very frustrating. I have quit drinking several times, sometimes for as long as a few years. I don't get in trouble with the law or anything, but find that this level of drinking is disruptive to my life and goals.

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Hello BemTeVi! like the bird huh? bem-te-vi, bem-te-vi I'm from São Paulo and like all alcoholics in Brazil I also drank cachaça. Welcome to SR buddy!
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Hi bem...welcome. ..lots of us have quit more than once. Stick with us and you'll see that it is possible.
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