Nah, you got it all wrong. I have yet to be hungry ONCE after two years of weight loss journey. If you're hungry, you're doing it wrong.
Now, the alcohol... I can't help you there. Generally, I'd suggest you simply get used to sober life - you'll be surprised how much nicer it is when you're aware of your surroundings.
"Keep your friends close, your enemies closer, and the cookies at the other end of the table."
"Eating less, moving more, not eating stupid s**t = losing weight."
"Do. Or do not. There is no trying."
- Master Yoda.
I started my weight loss journey on October 4th, 2010 - and this is what I have accomplished so far: