I am not an alcoholic, nor a psychologist, but something stood out in one of your posts, that you will now be accountable to your parents and you hope that will keep you in line (I'm paraphrasing).
In counseling, I had to make promises to do certain things to improve my situation and get better. Saying these promises out loud to my psychologist helped cement them for me. Ultimately, though, the promise is to YOURSELF, and you can only quit drinking or change your behavior because you want a different path for you, because you promised yourself to do that, not anyone else.
It will not be easy, and I don't want to anticipate a fall off the wagon, but what others have said is so true, it's a process, and if you relapse or fall off, don't admit defeat and give up. Keep trying.
Good luck to you! You are stronger than you think you are.
Sporadic proctitis since about 1985. Mother had UC, then J-pouch surgery 1983.
DX'd with clostridium difficile in 2000. Prednisone, two courses of Flagyl, then Vancomycin finally got rid of it. Symptomatic with UC after that.
Colonoscopy in 2001 dx'd left-sided UC. Was pretty darn ill at that time. Treated with prednisone, Rowasa, Asacol. Asacol not working so switched to Imuran. Three small flares since in 2002, 2005, and 2007.
Gall bladder attack 6/13; ultrasound showed stones; surgery before end of 2007.
100 mg Azathioprine and 225 mg Effexor XR (for chronic, longstanding depression) daily.