Anyone else who can own up to a glass every night?

(29 Posts)
whyno Sun 18-Nov-12 17:27:28

I'm really really curious. Does anyone else drink a glass of wine pretty much every single night or am I the only one? I only just realised this board was here so I'm hoping enough people know about it to get some answers. If not, I'll be tempted to re-post somewhere else because I really want to know!

Only1scoop Mon 10-Feb-14 21:01:26

winewine

ghostinthecanvas Mon 10-Feb-14 21:00:08

Am enjoying a cheeky wee red now expat and shall continue to do so smile

tyaca Mon 10-Feb-14 20:59:30

didsnbump, I was happily finishing off a bottle a night for a while. I moved dr's and had to have a health check and had liver damage shock. At the time it didn't seem like that much - it slipped down so easily! since having the kids I can barely touch wine. I find it makes me really thirsty. I only drink it when having dinner, and even then not at home only when out.

Bowlersarm Mon 10-Feb-14 20:56:21

Mind you, don't doctors go on the premise that everyone lies about their alcohol consumption, so they probably double what anyone tells them.

expatinscotland Mon 10-Feb-14 20:55:05

Oh, I'd have told him to go boil his silly little head, ghost, and hoik his kecks up at someone tiddly enough to be bothered by it.

Lozislovely Mon 10-Feb-14 20:42:47

I do!

ghostinthecanvas Mon 10-Feb-14 20:40:38

I know. I was a bit shock
He was about the same age as my eldest, made me feel the same as I did when DS1 gave me a telling off for having a potty mouth blush grin

Bowlersarm Mon 10-Feb-14 20:17:43

ghost so you only have 1 bottle over four nights plus an extra glass to make up the 5 nights? That's only about 11 units. Quite a bit under guidelines. I can't understand why your doctor thought it too much?

ghostinthecanvas Mon 10-Feb-14 19:29:46

Mmm......I got a row from the doc on sunday for confessing my wine habits blush
I do 5 days out of 7. One glass most evenings so 4 nights to a bottle. I like a couple of spiced rums sometimes instead.

Hullygully Mon 10-Feb-14 19:21:55

Just one glass?

TheGirlOnTheLanding Mon 10-Feb-14 19:20:03

I did until a friend told me there were about the same calories in a glass of wine as a donut.

Now try to stick to the weekends (except on holidays, when normal rules don't apply.)

Kezzybear Mon 10-Feb-14 19:13:49

I do wine

thefirstmrsrochester Mon 10-Feb-14 19:13:37

I do. I am right now. And if I want another, I will have another.
Chin chin ladies wine

AuditAngel Mon 10-Feb-14 19:11:30

I do.

PoshPaula Mon 10-Feb-14 19:08:47

Just one?!

Bowlersarm Mon 10-Feb-14 19:05:23

Drink wine 4/5 nights out of 7.

Trying to cut that down.

expatinscotland Mon 10-Feb-14 19:04:53

I would if I could afford it. I can't so I don't.

Jennyl131 Mon 10-Feb-14 19:03:23

yup, and the rest. grin

In fact, it must be wine o'clock now.

cheers! wine

(can we have a white wine and champagne smileys please)

cloudskitchen Sun 08-Sep-13 22:55:52

I used to but realised it makes me grumpy/stressy to drink every day so now try not to (not to mention a bit bloated). That said apparently for women its beneficial to have a glass of red wine a day. Don't know why the poor men miss out on this but hey ho...

quertas Thu 29-Aug-13 20:37:51

Yep. One 'good one', which can be quite large grin

Treagues Sun 28-Jul-13 14:37:47

Yes I do.
We deliberately bought smaller wine glasses but then started drinking cocktails a lot blush

didsnbump Sun 28-Jul-13 14:35:30

I find my self having three glasses a night which is the whole bottle :-/
I'm getting moaned at by my dh now though as he thinks it getting to much.
I love to sit down after the kids are in bed and all the jobs are done and enjoy a glass or three of wine

DancesWithWoolEnPointe Fri 19-Jul-13 20:39:02

I do wine Cheers

I like to have a glass while I unwind after work and get dinner ready. Just one unit though, I make sure my glasses don't end up being the extra-large variety. I don't see that it's a problem - if I don't have it for some reason I'm not unhappy. But it's a pleasant thing, and I don't think that level of alcohol consumption is a problem.

glugstopmum Tue 15-Jan-13 13:25:29

Yes I do and you're definately not alone! As my glasses are HUGE I now count wine by units rather than by the glass wink

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