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I Almost Died From Alcohol Poisoning

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 60 People

    Unexpected Consequences

    I've been a heavy drinker for years but recently had been severely depressed for a few months and graduated to drinking vodka from morning til night and had literally ceased eating, taking all my calories from alcohol.  I found myself no longer taking care of my hygiene...
    zillaron zillaron 51-55, M 4 Responses May 15, 2009

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    Alcohol Is Evil

    im only 20 i binge drink alot in social settinngs ive been trying to quuit for at least  a solid year but sat i took it way too far it started out at a football game drank so much blacked out normal for me then i was kinda coming to drank wayyy more woke up cuts all over my...
    sookie1020 sookie1020 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 14, 2009

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    Only 17

    I was only 17 and at a friend's party,drinking heavily. The next thing I know,I'm throwing up while laying on the bed,then passed out. They didn't put me on my stomach,and I woke up on my back. I could have died from choking on my own vomit or something..Also,I heard a couple of...
    cryingoveryou cryingoveryou 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 21, 2009

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    Hospitalized 3 Time Last Yeardue To Alcohol Abuse

    i ve been to rahab and cant seem to kicik it
    trenneck trenneck 31-35 1 Response Dec 31, 2010

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    An Evening I'll Never Forget; If Only I Could Remember...

    I prayed to God as I made the hour drive to meet up with some of my college friends earlier this summer. I asked him to protect my friends and me that evening, as we had plans to attend a concert. I also asked for guidance, requesting that he would guide me in the right...
    macintoshhd macintoshhd 18-21 1 Response Aug 6, 2009

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    i am 17 years old and this story takes place 2

    days ago. i got angry at my parents and stormed out of the house. i was planning on staying out for the night and coming back in the morning. i went to my friend's house and she stole her parents alcohol and we left. we went to our other friends house who is a lot older then us...
    uncnn324 uncnn324 18-21, M Mar 22, 2014

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    Spread Eagle

    BIG BED, BLACK SHEETS,  LONG TAN LEGS SPREAD EAGLE,,,,,,,A CLEAN HAIRLESS ***** GLISSONS IN THE CANDLE LIGHT.  HER LONG BLOND HAIR FLOWS ON THE PILLOW.......HER LONG FINGER   NAILS RUNNING OVER THE ****, LICKING HER FINGERS,,,,,RUBBING THE **** HARDER,,,,SHE WANTS A MAN DEEP...
    CBMOOMAN CBMOOMAN 46-50 1 Response Mar 20, 2011

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    A Second Chance At Life!

    Sunday, August 2, 2009 early in the morning between the hours of 2am or so is when my life almost ended. I did one of the dumbest mistakes I ever did in my life. I end up mixing drinks while at the same time on a medication which I thought it was safe enough to drink on. I was...
    strongsurvivor strongsurvivor 31-35 2 Responses Aug 3, 2009

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    I recently almost died from alcohol poisoning

    and can't get over it. The last thing I remembered was running to the bathroom and just feeling like I was going to die. I kept saying out loud "I'm going to die now" and people didn't take me seriously until I dropped to the floor. My friend picked me up .. I was half conscious...
    Cory45 Cory45 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 22, 2014

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    The Night

    Before the night it happened, i didn't even think i would come close to drinking the amount i drank. it was at my friends sleepover and we were having are usalle fun time together. the drinks came out and my other friend brought a bottle of vodka. i drank a whole cups worth of...
    nnty54 nnty54 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 19, 2009

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    It Was All My Fault

    It was last year, I went to a party because I was upset. I drank a lot, set my cup down went back and drank the rest. Someone ended up putting a ruffie in my cup. I drank a whole bunch more. A police officer found me in the middle of the street. He rushed me to the...
    XLunaXLovegoodX XLunaXLovegoodX 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2009

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    Nights Ill Never Remember

    I've had social anxiety and anxiety along with eatting disorders since I was about 13 I am now 22. I coped with them by restricting what I ate or binge eatting. It's like a snowball the skinnier I got the more my social anxiety would calm down but the higher my anxiety got. Then...
    Doglover1190 Doglover1190 22-25, F Jan 28, 2013

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    Today I skipped school

    because I was so lonely. I went into my parents liquor cabinet and started drinking all different stuff. I guess I was lucky my older sister came home when she did. She called 911 and they rushed me to the ER
    TheRealArrowFan TheRealArrowFan 13-15, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Not the Brightest Crayon In the Box

    I did almost die from alcohol poisoning this past Friday. Of course I knew I had a drinking problem and have for many many moons. I just thought I'd share my stupidity for now maybe I'll add more later. Okay so it is later and I am still thinking about the way I jeopardized my...
    Puzzlingout Puzzlingout 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 8, 2008

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    Just So Happy To Be Alive...

    I have had some ups and downs from drinking for years. I've had many "sloppy" nights, and the occassional full out black out night where I have to be informed of my actions the next day, but I've always been with friends or boyfriend to take care of me and get me home alive.One...
    Lily911 Lily911 22-25 Apr 28, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I have written about how the birth of my granddaughter has proven an incredibly powerful incentive to stay sober. She is now coming up to her 2nd birthday and I stay in touch with...
    grasser grasser 56-60, M 1 hr ago

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    Started at 13 from weed,pills,alcohol,coke,and now I'm snorting meth wtf am I doing
    Snorter559 Snorter559 16-17, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My name is Sebastian, I am a 16y kid from Europe and I live together with 2 alcoholic parents. It affects me very much and they don't give me the support I need. Now I'm in high...
    Sebastian10 Sebastian10 26-30, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Today in therapy, my therapist called attention to the way I'm still mad at my mother (non-alcoholic parent) for so many things that happened in my childhood, whereas the things my...
    greensapphire greensapphire 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I don't know if I'm an alcoholic or not ... but I love to drink my wine in the evening and I can't have a night without the drink. I do want to drink the wine, not sure if I am...
    itsmemm itsmemm 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    It was always gradual, her progression to becoming more and more intoxicated as the night dragged on, that is. My mother would come home from a long day at work, and in that...
    light108 light108 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It took me years to realize that this was something that affected my emotional health. Now at 19 years old, visiting home and listening to my mother complain about the same events...
    ThrivingOdds ThrivingOdds 18-21, F a week ago

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    No pitty party here. Seriously. My ex who became my best friend was thrown from a vehicle a week ago along with another friend whom was in the backseat both died upon impact. My...
    wetClutch750 wetClutch750 26-30, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    So this was like years ago when I was about 16. I came home thirsty, saw some iced coffee on the kitchen table, I drank it all at once. Then I went to study. Later I felt dizzy...
    Jamesthellama Jamesthellama 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    The realisation that you can't control him/her is really hard as you know vehemently that everyone would be happier if alcohol wasn't in the equation. I'm conflicted in that I'm...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 24

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    I feel like the closer I get to finding my true inner balance, the more any drug (even light weight drugs like pot and alcohol) pulls me from my inner balance. It's just...
    villaliving villaliving 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    I am in the process of putting a book together about myself and my history of alcoholism and drug addiction, many parts of this book may bring you to tears, put a smile on your...
    aerosnz aerosnz 56-60, M 2 Responses Aug 22

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    I'll start from the beginning. When I was about 3 or 4 my mum met my first step dad. Early on we discovered he was an alcoholic. From then on a lot of days off were spent searching...
    Travellingmagnet Travellingmagnet 26-30, F Aug 22

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    Over the past years, I've taken part in a lot of school trips and I must say that the number of youngsters resorting to drinking alcohol and/or using other addictive substances in...
    Drastine Drastine 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 22

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    I Never really looked at my 'mom' as a mom. i lived with a lot of different people growing up and we moved constantly. i felt like an orphan. i remember my 'mom' hitting me when i...
    silentwhisper17 silentwhisper17 13-15, F Aug 21

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    haven't wanted to admit I am an alcoholic. "I don't drink everyday. I may go a week or two without drinking alcohol at all." I would tell myself. I don't want to be an alcoholic...
    Kindalost Kindalost 46-50, F 4 Responses Aug 20

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    I've been thinking about whether or not I have a drinking problem for some time now. I don't fit the after school special version of an alcoholic. My closest friends and family...
    tbsphotogirl tbsphotogirl 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    Hi, I'm Mark and I'm an alcoholic, at the very beggining on my road to sobriety, those were the words that were the hardest to say, it was hard for me to admit I had a drinking...
    aerosnz aerosnz 56-60, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    So far i think about 4 times in all. 1. almost died a month after i was born, skull began to close in on its self. 2. appendix burst and became severely infected. 3. hit by a car...
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    I was born premature and very light weight. I had flat lined and had to have an AED used on me... so actually I did die, but not for long. I thank God for sparing my life. I didn't...
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F Aug 18

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    Had I known how to save a life.....
    vairos vairos 18-21, M Aug 17

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    Once a cheater, right? This is a long story. I met this person, Idk let's call him John, two years ago at a bar, back when we were both basically drunks. We got to talking and I...
    XlizrocksY XlizrocksY 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    Alcohol is almost impossible to get free of when you are hooked , jeez! 'Twas soo hard to resist some today but I managed . Still going strong
    theusunghero3 theusunghero3 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 15

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    Yaa XD I'm almost thirteen (sorry for lying to you, EP!) and I drink alcohol XD not much though. Roughly just 2 cm In a normal sized glass XDD and I like it cause of the burning...
    GaiaMD GaiaMD 13-15, F Aug 14

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    My boyfriend is an extreme alcoholic and I really need someone to talk to about it. None of my friends can relate to it and I'm a completely different person now because of it. It...
    brooky0620 brooky0620 16-17, F Aug 13

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    Saturday August 8th 2015, was my last evening with alcohol. I do not want to drink anymore. I hope to stay sober the rest of my life.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 13

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    I died a spiritual death, now my body is alive but my Spirit is separated from Christ. I am in some other Spiritual state, and am not in touch with true reality at all. I don't...
    Coloursearching Coloursearching 22-25 Aug 13

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