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I Want to Quit Soda

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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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    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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    So I've decided starting June 1st I'm going to cut out soda from my life. I did some math and realized that my previous exercising and dieting was a waste because I was bringing in...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 3 Responses May 23

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    Because boredom and I need stories. 1. Name? Just call me Smiles from now on lol 2. Male or female? 'Tis a secret. 3. Were you named after anyone? Probably not. 4. Does...
    AnonSmiles AnonSmiles 16-17 1 Response May 3

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    So I been on YouTube looking at vandwellings and I'm seriously thinking of life on the road in a van. I've always wanted to go on a road trip from coast to coast. I'm from nyc and...
    DoYouRelate86 DoYouRelate86 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    A Walk In The Forest 3/4 oz simple syrup 3/4 oz. lemon juice 1.5 oz St. George Terroir gin Sprig of rosemary club soda Shake first three ingredients with rosemary and pour. Top...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 5 Responses May 4

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    I really want to lose weight. I'm 270 and I think that isn't good. I am not drinking soda anymore and I am going to cut out junk food. And possibly work out four times a week for 2...
    GreatGuy98 GreatGuy98 16-17, M 4 Responses May 18

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    For me I drink soda, it makes me feel happy. It gets me hyper and sociable. Its even better when I listen to music. Without it I feel bored and tired and simply unmotivated. Its...
    OmegaSky OmegaSky 16-17, M May 18

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    It's been a week and I've lost five pounds. I'm happy and motivated to keep going. No soda or sugary drinks, no sweet snacks, no over eating or eating when I'm not hungry. If I...
    awaywego4 awaywego4 26-30, F 1 Response May 20

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    Bahamas Vacation 2015... Because of our cruise we went on last year, our contact information was available to a third party company. This worked out to our advantage. In August...
    lonewolf3762 lonewolf3762 36-40, M 1 Response May 22

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    This is actually going to be a challenge for me. I can easily list 100 things I hate or that annoy me, but a 100 things that make happy... Hmmm... Lets see... 1. Pizza 2. Metal 3...
    Knixveus5 Knixveus5 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Meanwhile in the civilised western world... 'No Diet Coke for you': Islamophobia at 30,000 feet leads to viral United Airlines boycott What happens when you ask for an unopened...
    Vrime Vrime 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    When I was rather young, I recall going into the living room to see my mother sprawled out on her belly, legs swinging in the air, listening to music, on the floor eating a...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 1 Response May 10

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    Used to be on this a while ago so not sure how to start off again 😜 Anyway, a while ago (just before Christmas) I was feeling tired a lot and couldn't get up early in the...
    LFCno1 LFCno1 22-25, M May 4

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    Why Am I Sill Single? It is a question I am getting as I now enter middle age. I just think that I am one of the most selfish people I have ever met. There is no one telling me I...
    DARRIN001 DARRIN001 36-40, M May 13

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    Well.. It has been 3 years studying in my college, but somehow it feels hollow. I feel as if I am living someone else's life. I do not feel any passion in what I am doing right now...
    sandpapar sandpapar 18-21, M May 22

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    I'm quite new here, and I really would love to make some new friends. I find it difficult to because of my anxiety and typing this is a bit scary but I thought I'd give it a try. I...
    LexiDoll LexiDoll 18-21, F 5 Responses May 23

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    Hello, working with hypnosis, to create a very special and intense bond, if not to say control. May be a quite special kink, but i do hope that there are some out there who share...
    MindDevourer MindDevourer 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    Stfu and go yell at a therapist, not me. You obviously need one. Oh wait, you cant afford one because you pissed away your money and your marriage and your life in the...
    tarara0414 tarara0414 18-21, F 5 Responses May 10

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    Masculine Energy Masculine energy is intense. Masculine energy is sometimes scary, from a woman’s perspective. Feminism has done some great things for women, it has also made...
    Kman4You Kman4You 36-40, M 2 Responses May 17

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    I smoked for about 6 years. Hated it most of the time but I live with a smoker so quitting has always been hard. But I quit cold turkey and today is day 33 that I've been quit!
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 9

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    I'm a smoker who hates smoking. I want to quit but still smoke. Nothing helps the craving. Patches, vapes and etc don't help!
    lyinginwait lyinginwait 22-25, F 1 Response May 13

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    Around September of 2014, I was extremely desperate for any sort of job. What I wanted was a simple part time job so that I could work a little and go to school. I went to several...
    onebrokegirl onebrokegirl 18-21, F 1 Response May 14

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    I do feel comfortable enough with my cycle to predict with certainty when I am fertile and when I am not so I definitely won't think of any other control birth bullshit (sorry...
    Aurelielavraie Aurelielavraie 31-35, F 4 Responses May 17

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    i have started smoking in my 20s..i really wana quit but im still finding it hard..
    suracast suracast 26-30, M 6 Responses May 6

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    I NEED HELP/ADVICE FROM AN EXPERIENCED STONER. I'm a 20 year old girl. I started smoking marijuana at the age of 16. Back then, only like 1-2 times a month. When I was 18 I...
    EmiliaStad EmiliaStad 18-21, F 2 Responses May 7

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    Though I'm quite good in socializing with other people even though I don't know them, there are still a number of instances that I feel not to talk or even be with people. My...
    jfallorde jfallorde 18-21, M 1 Response May 8

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    Quite often my dreams are more interesting than real life. It feels a lot better to be asleep as well. However, it just so happens that you have to do quite a bit while awake in...
    SolaLuna SolaLuna 18-21, F 1 Response May 24

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    My social life stinks and needs majorly improving but where do i begin.... I finally have a job that i am quite content with in web development. I even have a weekend job working...
    sunnyman01 sunnyman01 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    today is just a bad day. I am worried about my mentee. she is not replying to my messages and it has me stressed. I made am error with a person there is nothing I can do about it...
    kristy31415 kristy31415 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My friend has a habit of Tobocco. Today World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), so i said to him plz promise to me quite Tobocco. its a not good for helth.Many people believe that smokeless...
    searchnew searchnew 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    It's been like three months since I quit smoking. I no longer have cravings. I feel as if I have done a great service to my health by quiting!
    TheSpiritCarriesOn TheSpiritCarriesOn 36-40, M May 16

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    Lately I've been making an observation about people and their behaviors. It's a Social norm I've become sort of annoyed by but it demonstrates what I'm referring to. So some of...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 1 Response May 12

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    I have finished school and I want a career as an actor. I have recently looked on a bunch of actors websites and they all want resumes. The only work I have done is a lead role...
    JewStar4Life JewStar4Life 22-25, F May 5

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    I want to share a memory. It was rainy that day. Clouds filled the sky in patches making it seems clear and happy in some areas and somewhat gloomy and saddening in others. I...
    Sometimesilence Sometimesilence 18-21, F 1 Response May 8

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    I used to be really healthy... Before my depression hit me hard... I used to play hockey. And I played well for like 6 years. Had great stamina! I was a little overweight but I...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 1 Response May 13

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    How to Be Submissive IN Relationships not just D/s I’m not encouraging women to play dumb, be in a ‘housewife’ role, or be helpless and have no opinions. Being submissive to...
    Kman4You Kman4You 36-40, M 6 Responses May 17

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    I want to imagine myself with tan skin doing charity work in a less privileged corner of the world whilst writing my books as I stay in a small quaint village. I want to imagine...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 1 Response May 23

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    My boyfriend and I have been together for a long time. I started out as the other woman. As far as I know he has never cheated on me. That is not the issue. We seem to get stuck in...
    justplainconfused1974 justplainconfused1974 36-40, F 1 Response May 6

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    A few weeks ago, I quite my job to pursue my art and writing. Am very scared but excited.
    roryta roryta 26-30, F 3 Responses May 6

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