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30 days to change a habit, follow up


Monday, December 02, 2013

about a month ago i posted this blog:
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i talked about some of my bad habits and how i was going to work on them. i realized a very bad habit was drinking soda. i realized it's a gateway drug for me. i leads to eating sugary food, over eating and drinking. when i drink soda i want some rum in it. i realized soda was the root of a lot of problems and a lot of bad habits.

my routine would be to stop at the store and buy a soda on the way to work. i have completely kicked that habit. i did have a couple sodas over the past 30 days but they didn't effect me the same way they did when i was drinking them daily. i am completely fine not drinking alcohol on a daily basis. i don't crave sugar in the afternoons. i don't get nausiatingly hungry before lunch. i can have a soda and be fine, i won't want one later or the next day. it's a great feeling! i feel as though i've gotten some control over myself.

i know from past experiences that i could easily fall back into this soda-a-day habit. i know i have to focus daily on not drinking any. so my goal for december is to not have any soda. if i get distracted and lose focus i will slide back into that habit. i do not want that habit any longer, the consequences are not worth the few seconds of deliciousness.
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A_BIT_AT_A_TIME 12/4/2013 11:04AM

    well done! be proud of yourself - and remember this success when you struggle with something else in the future - you've proved to yourself that you can do it
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SHIRLEYX 12/3/2013 9:43AM

    It's great that you figured out what your most destructive habit is and are willing to change it.

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BLUBIRDY00 12/2/2013 8:12PM

  Awesome! Great success in changing your lifestyle for better health! Your doing great!
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CALGIRL80 12/2/2013 7:29PM

  Yay! I too have given up soda. It is amazing the difference I feel in my body. I do still drink Ginger ale as I occasionally have to go out for drinks with co-workers or friends.
You can do it! Keep it up!
Blessings on your journey

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ROCKPORT9 12/2/2013 4:12PM

    Good for you!

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