New Year's Resolution: No more Soda!

I decided to give up soda, both regular and diet. I haven't had a sip since New Year's Eve....I wish I could say it's easy, but the caffeine headaches are no joke. I feel less bloated already, that has to be a good sign, right?


  • ninerbuff
    ninerbuff Posts: 46,324 Member
    Good luck to you. What have you been substituting in place of them?

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  • Azexas
    Azexas Posts: 4,334 Member
    Good luck- soda can be a hard thing to kick. I used seltzer water when I stopped drinking soda (sodium free) and that seemed to help in a pinch if I wanted something bubbly. May help :)
  • ksmalls013
    ksmalls013 Posts: 25 Member
    I gave up soda for two years. I found easing myself off of soda with Crystal Light and teas really helped. Eventually I cut out the Crystal Light and stuck to herbal and iced tea. I am also in the process of giving up soda again! Good luck.
  • kestrel359
    kestrel359 Posts: 342 Member
    I have been soda free for just over two years, something I never thought would happen since I was seriously addicted to it. Expect to hit a wall at one week, one month, three months, and one year (though after the first week these walls are just mental not physical). I occasionally drink Sparkling Ice since its zero calories and caffeine free. Some of the flavors are gross but I love the cherry limeade
  • PattieCakes25
    PattieCakes25 Posts: 30 Member
    I've been gradually taking myself off Coke and all soda since New Years Day.
    I used to drink up to 3-4 cans a day, sometimes more. Now I'm down to one small cup at work. It's hard for me to add things to my water because it gives me terrible heartburn for some reason. I usually have the small cup around lunch time and that's it. At dinner I'll have tea or juice. Then for the rest of the day its water.
  • Markdjones83
    Markdjones83 Posts: 852 Member
    Trying myself, good luck!
  • GTOgirl1969
    GTOgirl1969 Posts: 2,548 Member
    ninerbuff wrote: »
    Good luck to you. What have you been substituting in place of them?

    Water....lots and lots of water. I have one small cup of coffee in the morning and that's it on caffeine.