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DESSALENA
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Hi, my name is Dessalena and I am an addict...

Friday, March 23, 2012

and it has been 6 days since I have had any soda!!!!
I knew I had to quit drinking soda ( all carbonated beverages)when I found out they were putting me back on my old medicine because it seriously tastes like I'm drinking battery acid...or something. I didn't expect it to be this easy though. I actually quit 2 days before I started the medicine and I'm just realizing that it has basicly been a week ( tomorrow will be officially a week). I'm not usually one to be proud of myself ( I have issues lol) but I deserve a pat on the back.

Plus I lost 3 pounds this week. I am sure there is no way I would have been able to lose 3 pounds in a week had I still been drinking soda.



I'm super stoked !! emoticon
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  • v JFROGDIVA
    Happy Belated Birthday!!!! WOW.....look at how great you are doing!!!! Congrats on your loss this week!!!! Giving up soda is hard, but I know that you can do it!!!!
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    1547 days ago
  • v THENEWMICHAEL
    Great job on giving up the soda! That is fantastic progress!

    I know what you mean about the meds. When I have taken Diamox I haven't been able to drink soda. For me, it takes the carbonated feel out of it.

    Beside that, the body has no need for soda. Keep up the good work!

    Michael
    1552 days ago
  • v TWINKS55
    emoticon Way To Go, Dessalena!!

    emoticon Dianne
    1554 days ago
  • v CANDY58
    Good for you emoticon Keep up the great work it does pay off

    emoticon on your weight loss!!
    1555 days ago
  • v COLUMBINE2
    I grew up and lived most of my life drinking soda. And I could barely function without it. (That's a BIG red flag ...when you can't function without a certain beverage!!!)

    I've read many times that research shows that diet soda increases one's appetite..making a person think they're hungry when they really aren't. I solved that phony "hunger" with M&M's. Gee...I can't imagine why I had a weight problem, can you?

    Congrats on kicking the habit...and on losing the weight!!! You've gained a major step in moving on to good health! Stay on that healthy road!
    1555 days ago
  • v VISUALLYRICS
    ((( Super stoked with you!! )))
    About 3 years ago, I loved Dr. Pepper and Root Beer!
    .....I am a living example of someone who gave it up, and I do not miss it's absence.
    I don't even struggle with it....Water is my drink.


    emoticon emoticon !!! ~ Laura
    1555 days ago
  • v DEBBIEDAY
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    Water with a splash of lemon, lime or even a splash of cranberry juice is a good substitute and it gets your water in!!!

    GREAT job losing 3# this week!!!
    1556 days ago
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