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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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    I think Ive been quite lonely for some time now... I suppose I will try now to find a young man who would like to fall madly, passionately in love with me...
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    HelenTarnation HelenTarnation 41-45, F 2 hrs ago

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    Shirousa Shirousa 22-25, F Apr 13

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    I really need help, a support group or even person I can talk to daily to help me through this whole lifestyle change Ive started today.... I threw out all horrible foods, most...
    ellelinkin ellelinkin 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 7

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    I weigh 160 and am 5 ft 2. I have a stomach that makes me look 4 months pregnant. I want to be able to wear a two piece bikini this summer but can't get motivated to lose weight. I...
    ButterflyFairy18 ButterflyFairy18 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 19

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    jezebelsgone jezebelsgone 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 25

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    Alright now that I am drinking absolutely no soda anymore it's time for puttin some hours at the gym! Feeling motivated and will post my progress. The hour working out gives me an...
    RjMommy245 RjMommy245 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    Day 2- another hour of workout burned 450 calories. Still no soda as well so day 2 of the 14 to break the habit. I got this!
    RjMommy245 RjMommy245 22-25, F 8 Responses Apr 14

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    I'm motivated finally. Right now I'm 5'9 210lbs and while that may sound bad, I don't look fat by any means but I could be in better shape. I decided for my very first day of...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 17

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    I would like to have this body someday. But cookies, ice cream, tamales, chocolate and soda isn't going to let me. Sooo... This is going to be hard .-.
    Kumarie Kumarie 13-15, F 17 Responses Apr 18

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    The most amazing thing happened the other night! I was hanging around with some friends and we were all drinking and stuff. It got to the point where I forgot how much I was eating...
    growinggirl123 growinggirl123 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 19

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    OccasionalCupcake OccasionalCupcake 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 21

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    My lower abdomen hurts whenever I'm full. I eat a minimum amount of carbs now like a quarter of a plate. My sister who is a nurse told me to eat small frequent meals since I have...
    LiarOne LiarOne 22-25, F Apr 21

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    Im not fat but I'm fatter than I was 3months ago so I'm not eatin meat, drinkin soda and dance is life for these next 5 weeks . My mom keeps tryin to sabotage me but I'm being...
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    Well I smoked for 22 years ...finally I took the decision to quit because I know I harmed myself for so many years and I was tired of it....I tried quiting but under pressure what...
    irahc irahc 36-40, F 7 Responses Apr 7

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    I quit smoking when I got pregnant, but when we lost the baby I was obviously under loads of stress I started back up again. It's been two months now, and I've smoked about a pack...
    kay5262 kay5262 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 21

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    1) my names grace 2) im the dumbest ******* person ever 3) i have 2 bros and 2 sisters and i love them sooo much 4) i want to be either a oncology nurse or midwife 5) i used to be...
    gracebxox gracebxox 16-17, F Apr 27

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    I been smoking since I was 13 I bought the same brand my dad smokes and was instantly hooked . When I got pregnant it was easy to quit those 9 months but having my daughter and...
    lailabunni lailabunni 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    tornsin tornsin 31-35, M 5 Responses Apr 26

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    I will not quit. Not this time. I have quit billions and trillions of times. I have mental illnesses that cause my emotions to be erratic. I can be unpredictable. This time though...
    authenticbeauty authenticbeauty 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 27

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