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Hello. My name is Rebecca and I am an addict.


I know i have a problem. I have never been in denial. I just did not realize how bad it was until i started waking up in the middle of the night thinking about it. After sitting in bed tossing and turning i finally get up. Walk out to the kitchen, open the fridge and pop open a nice cold can of Diet Pepsi.  Yes that is right, i drink it in the middle of the night. I average about 5 cans and one bottle a day of the stuff. It is nuts.I know i have a problem. I know it is bad for me. I have heard all the horror stories about cancer and weight gain and what not. I don't know if is is i just dont care or i just cant stop.

I drink water too. About 5 bottles a day at work. (yes i go to the bathroom alot) I ma just a thirsty person (i have been tested for diabetes) I know it is an issue. Anyways i am not commiting to stopping. I am not commiting to cutting down. What i will say is i am gonna try and drink less. I spend crazy amount of money on soda and it really needs to end. For my health and my pocketbook. It is 11am here and i have only had one bottle and one can today. That is a big improvement. ...let's see how the rest of the day goes.

3 comments:

Leah Flinn said...

I was able to control the coffee addiction into something more manageable (about 2-3 cups a week from 2-3 per day)...and I stick to decaf b/c for health reasons. You can do it if you are committed! :-)

Amanda said...

Oh my that is A LOT of soda. Since you said you know them I wont go into the health stuff. For sure the pocket book would be a good reason to cut back. Good luck with it. ;)

Karen in Boston said...

I've cut back too. 2 things that are helping me are:
1. Pour it in a cup with ice. You drink less actual soda that way, but don't really miss it, and
2. Only keep 2L bottles in the house. No "single-serving" 12-oz. cans or 20-oz. bottles, which are really 1.5 or 2.5 "servings" each.

Good luck. ♥

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