Why do they seem incapable of recognizing that there is a problem at all and that it is destroying them?
With all these signs of a problem, why do alcoholics not stop drinking?
Her friends don't like being around her, and she can't see that.
Why can't they see what everyone else sees so clearly?
You’re Not Eating a Well-Balanced Meal The carbs give you quicker energy, while the protein and fat keep your blood sugar levels from spiking, which stabilizes your mood (yes, you do get “hangry”), because they stay in your system for longer, making you feel more satisfied. More often than not, it’ll be highly processed or loaded with salt and sugar, which will leave you hungry again in the short term and heavier in the long term.
Excessive drinking, usually over years, can lead to nerve damage.
The first sign of nerve damage may be in numbness or tingling in the hands, legs and feet. There may be pain or burning sensations in the feet, or cramps in the calf muscles.
Alcohol in large quantities on a regular basis is a poison that can have life threatening effects on the drinker's body.
One of the more acutely life threatening conditions is esophageal varices (this is where the veins in the throat swell up like varicose veins).