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January 03, 2008

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Katie Weas

I am right there with you. My drink of choice is Dr. Pepper which I have drank almost every day since I was in High School. I decided to go cold turkey though and so far so good. I am on day 4 and no major problems. I am drinking a lot of water though so I think that helps flush it out. Good luck with yours!!!!!

bermudabluez

Your pages are beautiful!! Good luck with kicking the dew habit...I have the problem with Classic Coke. Try carrying around a water bottle. I think it helps! And I am SO ready for spring!! Of course, It is only January and in Upstate NY...we get a TON of snow. A girl can dream...Happy New Year!!

Kim Rose

Let me know how you do it. I still need to kick the Diet Coke! I find for me it is more just something to sip on through out the day. I have gone back and forth between being off it then back on again.
I can say that when I have been off for a few months I really do feel better. The first week is just the hardest.
I sleep better too which seems to balance everything else.
Maybe we should forget all of the Scrap challenges and issue pop free challenges!

kristan martin

Sherelle, I know what you mean about spring fever. I've got it too and we live in MT and have a ton of snow and a long time to wait until it melts. I think I'd better try and appreciate the snow so I don't get depressed about spring being so far away. Good luck with your goals. You can do it, just take one day at a time and don't give up!

Kristan Martin
jdkmartin@frontiernet.net

Letti

Losing weight is one of my resolutions too. I hope that I can stick to the treadmill too. I used to be a pepsiholic but I have cut back too. I still have one every now and then because I can't give it up completely. Good luck. Oh and thank you so much for sharing your beautiful blog. I love reading it everyday.

Ashley H.

I know how you feel...Liv is already asking me if we can go to the park and to the spray park! Poor girl has no concept of "in a few months" she just wants to go tomorrow! Maybe it will be a mild winter from here on out....or maybe not! :)

Andrea Sponenburgh

I am with you on trying to loose the baby weight, although you still look dang good...always have, always will I am sure! Good luck with the Mountain Dew, sounds tough but I am sure you can do it! By the way, I am still waiting for you to bring your kids over, seriously anytime! Give me a call. :)

Kristy Skoy

I have been hooked on Mt.Dew since high school. I finally a year ago cut it to one can a day. It has been working. I also started keeping a ice cold water bottle with me at all times. hat helped flush it out of my system. All though it did not keep the headaches away. I still have a Dew the second I get home from church... primary secretary is a killer! But I did find a help a couple months ago. When I am craving one without the headache. I have a Lemon-Lime Gatoraide. It is close in taste but no fizz or caffine. I am now down to a half a Dew only for headaches! Good Luck!

Deb Wisker

good luck with getting detoxed from the Mountain Dew. I know you'll do it! you'll see how easy the weight will melt off one you stop drinking soda!And it's so bad for your teeth too..you're doing a good thing for yourself! My son dropped 28 lbs in a month once he stopped drinking soda/pop. He wasn't obese, but had a gut and love handles. Now he's as trim as he was at 18!
Great pics as usual! Thanks for sharing!

Brandi

I love reading your blog!! Thanks for sharing!
You children are adorable!!

darlalou

Wow Sherelle! I am impressed! Mt Dew is the worst, for sure, as I was totally hooked on it myself (Diet Dew) for many years. I had to come off it slowly too and had a headache for about 3 days straight even with the weaning. I just took my usual amount and 1/2'd it each day and within a week I was off it. I tell ya too - I dropped 14 lbs in doing no pop - just that alone! Another good thing is to make sure you make your running time a "set" thing everyday. I have had to get crazy and get up at 4:45a.m. to get to the gym before the day "starts" for everyone at home, otherwise I dont' get to go. You make sure to put yourself first a bit - OK?! Can't wait to hear how it goes! If you need a buddy to check in with, I am willing! I have been pushing again hard since my surgery in Sept set me back so much!
Stay strong! You can do it!
Darla

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