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I Want to Quit Soda

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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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    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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    I quit soda last year and it's been probably the best choice I've made about my body in a long time. I also actually started liking tea a lot more shortly after I quit. I used to...
    thiswillmostlikelyformyou thiswillmostlikelyformyou 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Does anyone else know how bad it is? After I stopped drinking soda, I felt sooo much healthier. It was like I cleansed my body of...well, soda.
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    I've never been fond of running for the sake of running. I mean I was and still am, as much as a woman in her 30's can be, an athlete. I played all the sports that included running...
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    What about never? We think of it but superficially and with foreboding. We certainly don't talk about it--I mean REALLY talk about it. ..as if engaging in the conversation itself...
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    My parents have family over on Christmas Eve for a big dinner. I of course ate several plates of food enjoying it. When it was over though I still didn't feel stuffed enough to go...
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    My boyfriend came over today and tied me down to our bed and he wouldn't let me up until I drank the gallon of soda and mentos he had for me. My belly ballooned like a pregnant...
    bellygurl bellygurl 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    When I left Japan for abroad for the first, I was 12. Destination was NY. As I drank American soda for the first time, tears welled up in my eyes. It was so carbonated my throat...
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    Ethack826k7ix2 Ethack826k7ix2 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    So even though I am from California, my grandma has always called it pop so it's what I heard growing up and it just stuck to me. I just think it's funny that all my friends say...
    JessicaTacos JessicaTacos 18-21, F Jan 13

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    Being an obese teenage girl in this society and generation is very stressful for most. I want to feel good about my self losing weight even if its just a little. I lost 25 pounds...
    Alyssasaurous Alyssasaurous 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    Well as much as I hate to admit it.......my husband was right. Cutting out sodas has really boosted my weight loss plan. I wanted a DP so bad last night after drinking water all...
    forbidden67 forbidden67 46-50, F 6 Responses Jan 8

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    Well...this is about the 3rd time I've started a diet and workout plan. I did successfully complete the Hip Hop Abs for a month along with a strict diet plan and I lost about 20...
    truepositivevibes truepositivevibes 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 13

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    I got pregnant and lost 50+ pounds. 3 months later I haven't changed my eating and I have cut out sodas, I jog, but the weight won't leave. Help anyone?
    daddysgirl19722 daddysgirl19722 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've tried losing weight by not eating fried food and eating much less than I normally do. I work out once or twice a week. I used to drink 10-12 sodas a day but now I only drink...
    VoloSolo VoloSolo 26-30, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Ugggh! 8 months ago I quit smoking. I smoked for 22 years (since I was 12). Unfortunately, I found out that I was treating my anxiety with nicotine. As soon as I quit, I needed...
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