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Officially gave up artifical sweeteners today

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Old 01-17-2013, 09:00 PM   #1
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Default Officially gave up artifical sweeteners today

I'd been slowly weaning myself off of it-I've been having coffee with just a bit of plain cream, and iced tea plain-for a few months, and today I dumped out the rest of my Splenda. I found it was hindering my weight loss and health efforts, as I would drink Diet pop over water and found it was making me feel hungry when I wasn't. Also I found it gave me headaches and bloating on occasion. So glad to be taking another step toward HEALTHY-not just weight loss!
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Old 01-17-2013, 09:27 PM   #2
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Woo! Go you! That's a toughie to give up, for me at least. I hope giving them up helps your progress

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Old 02-20-2013, 10:30 PM   #3
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I had to give up stevia...it was making my legs and feet hurt REALLY bad and feel really weak and sometimes they just wouldn't work.
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Old 02-20-2013, 11:28 PM   #4
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Old 02-21-2013, 08:08 AM   #5
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Good for you! I gave up fake sugar several years ago and it was a super wise decision! You won't be sorry!

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