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I Want to Quit Soda

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    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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    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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    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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    when i get soda, i just chug tons of it at once
    stuffedtummy stuffedtummy 18-21, M Jul 5

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    Last time I had a soda was nearly two years ago. It's been water and juice ever since. Am I proud? Yep! ๐Ÿ˜Š
    emnam emnam 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I use baking soda on my face. I mix it with coconut oil and massage it all over my face. My skin looks fabulous. Less dark spots. Less blackheads and smaller pores.
    Shehshen Shehshen 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    1. I played soccer for almost 7 years 2. I'm gonna be a freshman in high school next year 3. I met Little Mix 4. I met Bethany Mota 5. I'm going to a One Direction concert...
    Ashley1421 Ashley1421 13-15, F Jul 5

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    I was withy ex for over 3 years, out relationship was always on and off yes he will stop contacting me for no reason according to him he was going out of the country for work...
    babosa20 babosa20 26-30, F Jul 7

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    001. What is Your Name? =You can call me Achelle 002. How old are you? =21 yrs old and turning 22 this December 003. What is the link to your website, blog, or myspace? =you can...
    Achelle07 Achelle07 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    This is another fat fiction story. It will eventually tie in with the last one I posted. One day, in southern California three teenage boys, around 15 played: frisbee, football...
    banjo64 banjo64 13-15, M Jul 17

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    I am taking steps towards a healthier me, but they are all aimed towards physical health. I've cut back sodas and increased the amount of water I drink. I've been aiming for more...
    ShylySubmissive ShylySubmissive 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I've been trying to lose weight for almost 8 months now. When I first began I weighed around 62kg and in a matter of weeks I had dropped to 59. Sadly though, I gained it back in a...
    skurbs skurbs 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    1. I want to join 1000 groups that apply to me. 2. I believe in soul mates 3. I wear fake polo. (SWAG) 4. I've had the same xbox 360 for 7 years with no problems. 5. I break...
    UnMuro UnMuro 18-21, M Jul 23

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    SIMPLY ABOUT BEVERAGES/FOODS! :) 1. Favorite juice - Aloe Vera drink. 2. Favorite tea - Earl Grey. 3. Favorite energy drink - Monster. 4. Favorite soda - Mountain Dew. 5...
    CielPhantomhive1214 CielPhantomhive1214 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I'm 5'9" and weigh 260 lbs. For the past year I've completely cut out soda, choosing to drink only water or juice. I watch my sodium intake, and have changed from white bread to...
    Fradk Fradk 22-25, M 7 Responses Jul 6

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    15 random facts about myself uhhh...โœ”๏ธ 1.) I don't like cookies, milk, spicy food, and chocolate.๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ˜ท 2.) I'm 5 feet tall so I'm very short.โคต๏ธ 3.) Shopping is...
    Xguzman97 Xguzman97 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    The key to losing weight is eating gluten free and eating low-glycemic index foods!!!! Don't use these "magic weight loss pills" yes they will help you lose weight, but once you...
    courtneyyyx331 courtneyyyx331 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    Man, it is crazy the world is truly a big pot luck. Some people bring chips and dips, some bring soda, then there are people who bring the main dish...So I'm choosing to bring the...
    badhabitrabbit badhabitrabbit 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    Hey everyone. I've been smoking for 11 years and I smoke about 25 cigarettes a day. I've tried to quit so many times but no success. I'm looking for someone else who is also...
    strandednowhere strandednowhere 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I really want to quit smoking. I've smoked off and on for 14 years. I really need to quit while I still have my health. I've tried and failed at quitting cold turkey and using...
    kathleen83 kathleen83 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    1. I love people 2. I want to help people for the rest of my life 3. I have depression 4. I used to ice skate 5. I was on the school debating team for five years 6. I'm a feminist...
    electriccloud electriccloud 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I've been smoking for quite a few years but I've been finding myself frustrated and angry that I'm addicted and I want to quit. I've tried but I get extremely aggressive and...
    OnyxHeart OnyxHeart 18-21, F Jul 10

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    Qualification What qualifies a man as a candidate for love? Does he have to be in shape or have a job? Does he have to be a certain type of person? I'm sitting in the dmv looking...
    OneHowlToTheMoon OneHowlToTheMoon 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    I was 14 or 15 ,,I am not really sure but I believe 15 ,,,I had broke up with my girl friend (a short time later became my wife) and I was staying at Mom and Dads ,( my girlfriend...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    I want to quit cigarettes because Its about time to quit endangering my health
    LaTeAssassin LaTeAssassin 16-17, M Jul 9

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    I have been a member of the Experience Project since March 4, 2014. This website really has changed my life, for better and for worse. I am writing this story to tell my...
    BewareTheGonzo BewareTheGonzo 13-15 4 Responses Jul 10

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    Never in my life have I despised something more than working at LPQ. A "high end" cafe that demands perfection in every way but deems itself for to only pay workers min wage. The...
    isodole isodole 22-25, F Jul 21

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    I'm sorry. I din't mean to say "I do not want to quit." I won't quit. Ever. I love being a smoker.
    smokingrocks1 smokingrocks1 56-60, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I quit smoking by using champix in 2010 and lasted 10 months.... I was idiot enough to start again but this is now my 3rd attempt at quitting and today is day1 no smokes. Hint from...
    wishy77b wishy77b 66-70, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    I first joined experience project in 2004 or 2005. Initially i found this site after searching for a forum i could post a question on, that i had at the time. A few sites came up...
    Bonnienz Bonnienz 31-35, F Jul 7

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    Here we go, maybe I can think of 100 things. 1. I was born in Houston. 2. I have lived my whole life in the same small town of 1200 people. 3. I was put up for adoption at 3...
    Katrenn Katrenn 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    This past year has changed dramatically for me. I joined a frat, fell in love, stopped a friend's suicide, became heartbroken, got kicked out of my house, became a spokesperson for...
    louistoblerone louistoblerone 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    I wanted to quit my job because my boss is making me depressed. But of course, I can't quit. He needed me there and I need my job. Yes, this stupid love can ruin a lot of good...
    Samwan Samwan 26-30, F Jul 6

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    Today I quit my job. A job that paid $12.50 an hour and paid weekly and is only 1 mile down the road from my house. My anxiety took over. Cooking was a big part of the job, I dont...
    akrysrose akrysrose 22-25, F Jul 6

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    It's just that everything happened so fast. I want to quit, work for a while, and see if I really want to be a lawyer. But everyone is against it. I don't know if no one can...
    northsky northsky 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    1. I'm a male 2. I'm 14 3. I'm junior high school student 4. I'm buddhist 5. I love anime 6. I love one piece 7. I love shingeki no kyojin 8. I only speak English, Mandarin and...
    Sphine Sphine 13-15, M Jul 8

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    I explain enough I am not suppose to be here anyways, society doesn't care if im dead or alive. Nobody wants to help me and I don't need help. I don't need this I was a miracle...
    TheMiracleOne TheMiracleOne 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    I will write it in third person and state only the facts of the story. Anything inferred from the facts is not my fault, because I only state what happened. There was a woman...
    Buckley4U Buckley4U 36-40, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am a single lady of 57, I'd never heard of Sister Wives or polygamy until the television show. The very first episode I realized THIS was the type of family I'd always dreamt of...
    Darklydancing Darklydancing 56-60, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have emotional attachment to my name but I can't quite figure out why I feel uncomfortable with my name. It just doesn't fit. I don't dislike it, I just want to change it. Not...
    SaraRose0616 SaraRose0616 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I've never really payed attention to my height till I was In 6th grade, everyone was always taller than me. I turned 15 today and I stand at 5'6 and maybe a bit taller. I know this...
    Bully92939495 Bully92939495 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    Okay so I like this guy, but every time I chat with him, he stops replying in the middle of the convo, and sometimes he just ignores me, I want to talk to him but i don't want to...
    hgscgirl hgscgirl 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    Faster then a cheetah, louder then a lions roar. sneaker then a fox, quite like the wind, mysterious like the sea, like a bird in a cage ready to be set free. Loyal as a dog...
    Howlingsoulofthewolf Howlingsoulofthewolf 18-21, F Jul 4

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    I am 25 years old and i've been smoking since i was 14, i am really scared for my future health but still don't know how to quit smoking
    Megq Megq 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I just smoked my last cig. I just quit and I kinda feel like crying. I smoke when I'm lonely which has been a lot in the last year. I have always hated the way it makes me feel but...
    Gilliankay Gilliankay 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I have tried and I want to quit ,going to get the patch! Wish me luck!
    oldyella33 oldyella33 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    after 15 years i quit smoking cigarettes cold turkey a little over a year ago but i am still struggling almost daily. all i want is a cigarette. is this normal?
    warden2000 warden2000 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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