Learn How Quitting Soda Will Change Your Life

How To Quit Soda | Lose Weight by Quitting Soda | Quitting Soda will change your life

Having a soda addiction is real. I know, I had one for years and years.

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DISCLAIMER: I am not a Doctor so any changes to your diet should be approved by your Doctor

My Secret to Quitting Soda

Do you want to know my secret of giving up? I got cancer, yep the big C word! I knew that if I didn’t give up soda I would be risking my healing process by pumping myself full of chemicals on top of all my chemo.

So I quit cold turkey. Nope, that’s not entirely the truth I was diagnosed with Breast Cancer and I bought myself a case of soda and drank the entire thing, like in 12 hours, I’m sure I was some sort of jittery idiot and then I QUIT.

However, I really do wish that someone had shown me THIS article about all the horrible and horrific things that are lurking in these innocent little cans, like BVO (aka Flame Retardant)!

What Will You Miss the Most About Not Drinking Soda?

But first of all, let’s talk about what is the thing that you will miss the most from not drinking soda? The “kick” of caffeine? The “treat” that you have just given yourself? The “downtime” privilege of sitting and taking a break?

One of the hardest parts of kicking a habit is changing the reward system in your brain. But I have found that “switching” works for me: swapping out one for the other (from unhealthy to healthy) I was able to still indulge the “habit”. And I found I adored fizzy water and it somehow satisfied that “kick” I needed.

But it doesn’t need to be boring, at all! I’ve rounded up some game-changing substitutes. Yes, some of the recipes do have sugar in them, but at this point, I think it’s more important to eliminate the chemicals rather than the sugar aspect. You can also control the amount of sugar you put in each recipe.

The beautiful, natural ingredients are sure to inspire you and once you start drinking chemical-free drinks you will find you will regain your taste buds and really start to enjoy “tasting” things again.

Read on to the end, I have an inspirational quote for you to print out and put up on your vision board, or refrigerator, whatever works! You can do this, I have every faith in you, and you are going to feel (and look) amazing for it.

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Ginger, Lemongrass and Thai Basil Sparkler.

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Found via Girl Cooks World

Grapefruit Citrus Sparkling Mocktail

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Found via A Beautiful Mess

Sparkling Mango Water

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Found via Real House Moms

Sparkling Lime Mint Water

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Found via Skinny Ms

Pear Rosemary Spritzer

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Found via The Merry Thought

Coconut Ginger Soda

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Found via The Blenderist

Citrus Detox Water

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Found via Pinterest

Sparkling Ginger Lime Cooler

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Found via Steamy Kitchen

Sparkling Mojito Water

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Found via The Bold Abode

Sparkling Mango Lemonade

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Found via Sugar and Soul

I’m not trying to be perfect poster

I’ve got your back, I know that you can do this, click here to download this motivational poster to pin up to remind yourself, all you need to be and do is better than yesterday.

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How To Quit Soda | Lose Weight by Quitting Soda | Quitting Soda will change your life #quitsoda
How To Quit Soda | Lose Weight by Quitting Soda | Quitting Soda will change your life #quitsoda
How To Quit Soda | Lose Weight by Quitting Soda | Quitting Soda will change your life #quitsoda

2 Comments

  1. / 5:07 am

    Love the quote printable!!
    I’ve got to try and stop soft drink!

    • Jen
      Author
      / 1:48 pm

      I’m so glad you love the printable! You can do it!! You will feel incredible for giving it up. I know you can do it 🙂

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