I’ve never made any effort to hide my complete and total addiction to soda. I will fudge the numbers a bit and maybe minimize how much I drink, but… no longer. I am going to confess to how much and how horrible my habit is as I’m working on trying to fix it. Again. (I’m like a constantly quitting smoker, I swear.)
I drink 6-8 cans of soda EVERY DAY.
I get headaches when I try to quit – caffeine withdrawal, I’m sure.
I start my morning with a can of soda. My excuse is that I don’t drink coffee.
This month of December is a mission in trying to rid the caffeine habit first so I’ve switched to caffeine free soda. I can have a caffeinated tea once or twice a day to help alleviate the headaches, but other than that, I’m trying to cut the caffeine out. That’s phase one.
Phase two is going to be cutting down to 4 cans max a day. That will be the goal for January. February I’ll cut it down to 3 cans max a day and my end goal is to do no more than 2 cans a day. Once I get there, if I want to cut it down further to 1 can or cut it out completely, I will evaluate at that point, but for now, 2 cans a day is my end goal.
It’s so hard to kick this habit. It is absolutely an addiction for me. I need to quit. For my teeth. For my kidneys. To feel better about myself and my daily health. Here goes attempt #1,568,520 to quit/reduce soda.