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These before and after pictures of people who stopped drinking will make you want to do the same

Cosmopolitan (UK) logo Cosmopolitan (UK) 7/11/2016 Catriona Harvey-Jenner

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We all wake up the morning after a night out with a moral hangover as well as a physical one, vowing never to drink again. But it rarely happens.

A few paracetamol and a bottle of lucozade later, we're usually back down the pub having forgotten the misery of the morning's nausea.

But some people actually do quit drinking, and while we knew the bold decision would be welcomed by our livers, we didn't realise it would have quite such an impact on bodily appearance.

But after several Reddit users shared their before and after photos - from when they were drinking regularly compared to how they looked PB (post-booze) - we were shocked. Enlightened.

And for a brief moment, even entertained the idea of giving up the drink ourselves.

But then we remembered it's Christmas next month and it's never going to happen. So we'll revisit that thought in January.

To give you a taste of what could be to come, here are some of the staggering transformations which not only indicate significant weight loss, but clearer skin and a generally brighter appearance altogether:

Those 'invisible calories' in alcohol suddenly seem a lot more visible, don't they?

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