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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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    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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    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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    It is so hard to quit.,made it one day. I am so thirsty for one right now. Should of started tomorrow. ..
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    I thought of you today. I do everyday. I miss you too to much. I love you the same. I can't move on. I have given up on living. I quit. I wish I was dead. I am tired. If you ever...
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