Originally Posted by sidhe
Alcoholics HAVE to drink every day, too. The difference is in what they chose to drink. We also HAVE to eat every day. But we can chose foods that trigger us, or we can chose foods that our bodies can control. Our trigger foods are our alcohol. It's a choice we and alcoholics have to make every day.
The DIFFERENCE is that food is food and that is
the trigger. For alcoholics, all drinks aren't triggers, only alcohol is. For people who have food addiction issues a banana is the same as a candy bar in that it is both food and both can be "used" for emotional reasons.
I do not believe the same can be said for water versus vodka.
You can't "use" water just like you can't "use" air. But ALL foods are suseptible to being "used."
And that is my point.