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To Drink A Bottle of Wine on a Schoolnight?

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juicyfruitqueen Mon 13-Jun-11 23:10:36

Like the title say, AIBU to drink a whole bottle of wine on a school night?

Its been a long day, opened a bottle of red, just to have a glass, watch some tv, and suddenly, the bottle is empty shock


Bohica Mon 13-Jun-11 23:11:56

Me to & I have work tomorrow. Easily done when the day is stressfull & all I want is a little me time!

Northernlurker Mon 13-Jun-11 23:13:11

Err sorry to be dull but that is quite a few units. Do you do that often?

juicyfruitqueen Mon 13-Jun-11 23:13:44

I'm feeling a wee bit dodgey, worried that I'll be winey wiffy in the morning!

Pancakeflipper Mon 13-Jun-11 23:13:51

I have been in the wine bar this evening with colleagues.. Oh dearie me. But it was fun. Thankfully DP is sorting the children tomorrow. I just have to haul myself in for that very early meeting and look refreshed...

juicyfruitqueen Mon 13-Jun-11 23:18:24

Way to many units, I agree northernlurker

I know its been done before, but is it the slippery slope ( i have a boring dh who certainly thinks so, and no friend about who would admit this type of behaviour!!!)

MrsRhettButler Mon 13-Jun-11 23:22:17

Easily done.... In fact if i wasnt pg i could quite possibly have done that too tonight <not at all jealous>

atswimtwolengths Mon 13-Jun-11 23:24:55

How many units do you have in a week, OP? Be honest!

juicyfruitqueen Mon 13-Jun-11 23:37:34

I have about a half bottle on a saturday night.

Occasionnally (about once a month) a bottle on a girly night out.

Got a present from a client of a bottle of wine today.

Northernlurker Tue 14-Jun-11 08:06:50

Half a bottle is what? About 4 or 5 units? The recommendation for women is 14 but you aren't supposed to drink them all at once or in groups bigger than about 3 at a time so tbh it does sound like you could be described as a binge drinker and that is potentially a risk to your health. Just keep an eye on that. <<end of deeply boring lecture>>

Snorbs Tue 14-Jun-11 08:11:21

I wouldn't worry about it. I am, if anything, slightly over-sensitive about signs of excessive drinking but your drinking habits don't sound of concern to me. You'll just feel like crap this morning grin

GiddyPickle Tue 14-Jun-11 08:12:35

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leftblank Tue 14-Jun-11 08:18:10

Ah FFS one bottle as a one off is fine. Don't worry OP you are allowed to live a little. Hope your head is ok today.

ooohyouareawfulbutilikeyou Tue 14-Jun-11 09:36:49

depends if you are driving next morning

mdowdall Tue 14-Jun-11 14:46:53

OP - you are an ALCOHOLIC - you need to ring al-anon at once blah fucking blah

ohnelly Tue 14-Jun-11 14:51:09

YANBU as long it's not every night!

justonemorethen Tue 14-Jun-11 14:56:52

YANBU. Thats 4 glasses. Easily done.

Jaspants Tue 14-Jun-11 14:59:06

YWNBU so long as you were not driving this morning

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