Will your body ever recover from a year of basically no moving around at all? Are the fortunate survivors of this extremely deadly pandemic all going to die early, because of the habits we adopted to cope with 2020? Advertisement“As humans, we are all very resilient,” Leah Whigman, associate professor at UTHealth School of Public Health in El Paso, told VICE. More drinking“Excessive drinking,” according to the CDC, means eight or more drinks per week for women, or 15 or more per week for men, based on average body size. But one year of drinking two beers per night isn’t necessarily going to take years off your life, Whigman explained.