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Thursday, February 21, 2013

Did you know that I once had an addiction to soda? Pepsi, specifically. I used to drink upwards of 4-6 cans (back when they still had cans) PER DAY. My body started rejecting it. I just couldn't stand to drink it anymore. So I switched to sweet tea. Then I couldn't stand the taste of THAT anymore. Know what I drink now? Water. Coffee. Shakeology. And most days, I don't even finish a whole cup of coffee.

Our bodies, if we listen to them, have ways of telling us it doesn't like what we're doing to it.

I ended up losing a bunch of weight by cutting out all those empty calories and dumping all that sugar.

Also, I smoked for 20+ years. A really, foolishly long time. I made the decision to quit. Just stopped smoking. Right after I became a coach. I figured no one would take me seriously if I was trying to get others healthy when I'm not even healthy myself. I've been smoke free now for over a year and a half with ZERO desire to ever have another one ever again. The smell of it repulses me!

I feel soooo much better without those two albatross hanging around my neck! And I smell better, too.

Just wanted to share that. Just in case you felt like you couldn't do it. ;)

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
INSPIREDD11 2/22/2013 11:16AM

    You go girl!

I finally gave up diet soda last year, a day after my birthday, and still haven't had a single one!

Little victories!!

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SLIMMINJENN 2/22/2013 8:30AM

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TARANITUP 2/22/2013 7:02AM

    That is great!!!! One change at a time until you get exactly where you want to be1

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CHALLENGER15 2/22/2013 6:45AM


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MICHSTATE 2/22/2013 6:38AM

    I remember when you quit!!!!:-) I am SO glad to hear you are still "quit"!!!! :-)

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SLIMINDOWN31 2/22/2013 12:26AM

    You are amazing? Tobacco and soda?!?!? Great job! That will inspire others.

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SISTERPRETTY 2/21/2013 11:50PM


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JAVAQUEEN74 2/21/2013 11:50PM

    LWLAR7 -- Yes. I know this. Did you read the whole thing? Perhaps you didn't read that I haven't had a soda in 2 years? Thank you for commenting!

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LANAHAUTH21 2/21/2013 11:41PM

  Thanks, that helped me. Pepsi is my problem right now.

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LWLAR7 2/21/2013 11:38PM

  Way too much sugar girl

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