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I Want to Quit Soda

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    I Have Cut Back

    A few years ago I decided to cut back on the amount of soda I'd drink - mainly Coca Cola. Saturdays were the worst - I cut back to one can during the day, down from several glasses through the day. Then during the week I'd have ginger ale at lunch instead, which is a little...
    Morgause Morgause 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 13, 2011

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    Quit Soda..

    The first month off soda was hard, I got used to water and now I hate soda. It was my new years resolution, I did stray a time or too but I have been soda free. I think if you stop you'll notice just a very slight loosening in the pants like I did, but nothing major. Other...
    1wingedangel 1wingedangel 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 3, 2009

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    Need Some Incentive?

    I quit regular consumption of soda pop about 13 or 14 years ago. What I read about all the phosphorus and all the sugar being bad for you, plus caffeine being somewhat questionable made an impression on me. I have no hard and fast rule against it, but even in restaurants I tend...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity 51-55, M 4 Responses Mar 9, 2010

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    1. I love buffalo chicken ranch pizza. 2. I get attached to people easily. 3. I cry over the people who mean a lot to me. 4. I hate wearing makeup but I do it anyway 5. I am...
    bemyforeverlove97 bemyforeverlove97 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    I cut soda and replaced my breakfast with a protine shake. So far that's all I can handle. I have joined a gym and intend to start going this week. I'm down 10lbs just cutting soda...
    SignedCapitolG SignedCapitolG 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 23

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    Reply EmyG nine months ago I keep going back again to Pantene too! My hair stylist has warned me about Pantene, evidently It truly is the instance that her...
    Matthew0593cun9 Matthew0593cun9 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    Yup.. I'm waking up at 3 A.M. to get some soda... No regrets!
    subi98 subi98 16-17, F Feb 24

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    Just had 5 pizza, half a bottle of soda, 2 pieces of cake. Yum my tummy feels so good stuffed! My jeans are so tight! I love it when my belly hangs over my jeans! It just makes me...
    Jamesjt19 Jamesjt19 18-21, M Feb 13

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    I'm setting a goal of cutting out fast food & soda from my diet (No more Wendy's, Mc Donald's, etc. ). And I'm going to exercise for @ least 30 mins a day. Today was day one! I...
    spreadyourwings spreadyourwings 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 6

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    I had by daughter in October, I started out as 155lbs and the day I delivered (emergency c section) I was 200lbs. I haven really felt motivated until I talked to my Dominant about...
    VolcanicMermaid VolcanicMermaid 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 10

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    hello all words of wisdom,when life hands you lemons add bacon soda and make a face scrub......
    Rain0069 Rain0069 26-30, F Feb 18

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    1) I'm a righty. 2) I'm 5'2 3) At the top of my head I can think of 3 times I've almost died bike riding. 4) I learned how to ride a two wheeler when I was 4. 5) My birthday is on...
    Gabe1997 Gabe1997 16-17, T 3 days ago

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    I started when I was 18 years old, Marlboro menthol. It was just nothing, really, at first. Kind of like, "Oooh, I can actually feel the beginnings of our passage to adulthood...
    trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    I started smoking, believe it or not, at age 7, as in, 07. I didnt start its habitual use until maybe 13. at 14 I began chewing tobacco and onto dipping (skoal first then switched...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 13

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    when I woke up this morning I folded like a paper bag. In fact I just had a cigarette. This journey is harder than I initially thought. Can anybody give me some tips on how to...
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    I quit smoking pot on September 7th 2014 after smoking every day for five years straight. I quit because I wanted to see how it would affect my mind and to see if I was living in a...
    Tyler2524 Tyler2524 18-21, M Feb 21

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    I enjoy the buzz. Seriously. Grass, as me and my bestie and smoking buddy are calling it these: grassss)cuz we don't like the social implications of smoking weed). I'm smoking...
    coppertoned coppertoned 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have to quit but because it bad for you but just quit to prove to myself I can. but everyone around me smokes
    SeriousSquirrel SeriousSquirrel 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 14

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    I had quit many years back and was able to stay away for a long time. I tripped up and starting smoking again over a year ago. I was able to quit again, but it was much harder this...
    Welllaugh Welllaugh 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 25

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    A lot of people come to me saying they want to lose weight but don't know where to start... I was in your shoes 6 months ago. I ate too much. That bloated feeling was my new normal...
    fearlessandfit fearlessandfit 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 11

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    A lot of people come to me saying they want to lose weight but don't know where to start... I was in your shoes 6 months ago. I ate too much. That bloated feeling was my new normal...
    fearlessandfit fearlessandfit 22-25, F Feb 11

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    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    I want to quit school but I don't know how to tell all my friends and family. I have the career that I want, and love. I just can't seem to justify spending another 40,000 to get...
    leannalbee leannalbee 36-40, F Feb 16

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    1. It's SVAN. Not Sven. 2. I already don't know what else to tell you. 3. I take secrets to the grave. Then I bury them and forget about them. 4. I love all kinds of music. I...
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    I quit 3 days ago number, who knows, quit 😊 I made it 6 yrs ago for over a year. Took all this time to get the courage and many terrible incidents in my life. How's your quit...
    Madysn Madysn 51-55, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    If you want to quite smoking wear a patch.. It can't be hard Put your mind to it
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    nobodywantstoknow nobodywantstoknow 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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    I'm about to embark on yet another journey. The journey of becoming a nonsmoker. I'm going to set my quit date to now.
    Since2009 Since2009 26-30, F Feb 13

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    Just thought I'd share something somebody taught me; something I did as an alternative to cutting was keep an elastic band on my wrist and when I wanted to cut I would flick it...
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    I just quit again 3 weeks now I hope I can keep it up
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