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Old 08-01-2006, 03:48 PM   #1
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I have a huge problem with drinking my calories away anf for the past week I have switched to mostly water and some crystal light and my "bloated" look is starting to go away. This probably seems silly but it makes me feel really good!

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Old 08-01-2006, 04:19 PM   #2
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WTG, it was hard for me to switch to water from Diet Coke as well, but I do pretty good most days now!! It's a big change to make, wtg!!
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Old 08-01-2006, 06:56 PM   #3
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WTG, that is a huge accomplishment. I had the habit of drinking 6 regular 20 oz. bottle of Mt. Dew a day. That was hard to break. With that many empty calories, I would never have lost any weight. Great NSV.


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Old 08-02-2006, 07:41 PM   #4
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I had a GREAT love affair with Diet Dr. Pepper going. In order to stop I had to forbid it in my house...and after about 3 days my fingers felt loose. I lost my "bloated" look too. This is a big NSV. You go, girl!
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Old 08-02-2006, 07:57 PM   #5
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Congrats! I went through a bad phase of weaning myself off Diet Coke and coffee (I used the caffeinated kind of green tea to do it) but after it was done, the same thing happened. Soon you'll totally love and crave water!
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Old 08-02-2006, 08:08 PM   #6
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wtg!! i wish i had lots of will power, im addicted to all that caffeine and it sucks. congratulations!!
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Old 08-04-2006, 09:01 AM   #7
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I think that is great!
You are better than me, I don't think I could give up my diet coke completely!

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Old 08-07-2006, 03:33 AM   #8
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I've given up everything but water, tea, juice, and the occasional coffee. Feels awesome, doesn't it?
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Old 08-08-2006, 12:25 AM   #9
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WTG!! It's a wonderful feeling, isn't it!?
It's been a year ago that I totally gave up coke (regular & diet) - it wasn't easy but now I don't miss them at all!

You're doing great ... congrats again!

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Old 08-08-2006, 02:02 AM   #10
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Awsome..Water is really all I drink since I started my diet. I'll have a glass of wine maybe once a week or a glass of diet green tea...but it's usally water. I actually dont crave anything else.
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Old 08-08-2006, 07:17 AM   #11
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I've never had a problem with Diet Coke bloating me. I wonder if its because I now dring the caffeine free variety. or maybe just an immunity after so many years on the stuff. Congratulations on the lack of bloat!!!
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