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30 days to change a habit, follow up

Monday, December 02, 2013

about a month ago i posted this blog:

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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    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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    1056 days ago
    It's great that you figured out what your most destructive habit is and are willing to change it.
    1057 days ago
    Awesome! Great success in changing your lifestyle for better health! Your doing great!
    1058 days ago
    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
    1058 days ago
    Good for you!
    1058 days ago
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