I gave up soda 15 years ago, but had a half a glass of ginger ale on the plane last week. I will stick with unsweet tea and water or juice from now on. I like to juice my own vegetables and fruit less sugar than store bought.
Pounds lost: 5.0
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4/14/14 11:55 P
I very rarely drink soda anymore although I drank Coke often before I changed my habits. I still have an occasional Coke at home if I can spare the calories, but if I'm in the mood for soda when I'm out and about it's usually diet Mountain Dew or Coke Zero. I don't really like the flavor of artificial sweeteners so I'm a lot more likely to have unsweetened tea than diet soda.
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current weight: 198.8
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844 4/12/14 10:35 P
Many, many years ago. I have never really liked sodas or colas, way too sickly sweet for me and the diet stuff just tastes gross. I do remember way back in elementary school we did a little science experiment with our baby teeth. We put a couple of baby teeth in a variety of different substances, milk, cola, water and orange juice and left them to sit for a week. After a week the teeth in the cola and orange juice were corroded, especially the tooth in the cola. They looked gross and that always stayed with me.
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Pounds lost: 29.0
Fitness Minutes: (3,358)
4/12/14 7:46 P
Regular soda... I honestly have no idea, maybe like a month ago?
Soda is a big struggle for me, just getting myself to drink diet to save calories has been a big step and I know it's still not good for me. I drink flavored sparkling water a lot but once in a while I still need my diet coke.
A whole one? on my own? I think it's been years. My husband will occasionally get one, and I'll have a swallow or two... but they're so offensively sweet to me now that those rare occasions pretty much put me off of any repetitions for a while. I forget! lol
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current weight: 231.0
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4/11/14 8:27 P
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4/11/14 10:15 A
Does tonic water count? If so, then a week ago maybe. I had a Coke maybe 2 months ago. I don't drink diet pop at all, but once in a great while I really want a regular Coke, so I have one.
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