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07 January 2008 @ 09:38 pm
Oh, and did I mention that I gave up the soda, too? Frankly, I was already sticking mostly to Diet Mountain Dew, so the calories weren't there, but I just up and went whole hog. Just gotta tough out the caffeine-withdrawal headache, now.
brother_d73: ClashMedusabrother_d73 on January 8th, 2008 05:47 am (UTC)
I dropped almost all soda awhile ago (although I still have a stash of the Halloween flavored Jones Soda in the back fothe fridge that I bust out every once and a while), and just recently dropped coffee as well. Now I'm sucking down tons of loose leaf tea, so I'm still getting the caffiene, but it just FEELS better to not be such a slave to the carbonation and the java, you know?

Good luck w/ the headache. I cheated and made the recent switch from coffee to tea after I started seeing my acupuncturist, and she helps ENORMOUSLY with the headaches!
Davevoicetrack on January 8th, 2008 08:36 am (UTC)
Good luck with that pally! if you find a way to deal with the headaches, please pass it along!
Kellykwsapphire on January 8th, 2008 11:18 am (UTC)
Yeah I'm determined to drink as few calories as possible. I'd rather EAT my calories :P
Francis of Garden Cityjariket on January 8th, 2008 12:57 pm (UTC)
Good luck sir. The caffeine-headache is a real bitch.
_debi_ on January 8th, 2008 03:04 pm (UTC)
I made the switch to Caffeine Free Diet Mountain Dew a while back. It takes a while to get used to but I don't think it's gross now. It's just as good as regular Mt. Dew was to me when I drank it.

The caffeine headaches are a bitch. I still drink coffee so I don't have them so much anymore. Before I started drinking coffee, they were debilitating sometimes. I get migraines so it's no fun.
KidMissilekidmissile on January 8th, 2008 03:59 pm (UTC)
Hope it goes well. I gave up diet soda, and am limiting myself to a regular soda once in a while.

Have you thought about drinking tea instead? I used to drink tea regularly, but drank soda for caffeine mostly out of laziness. I'm trying to get back into tea.
God of Thunder and Rock'n'Rollarchmage on January 8th, 2008 04:27 pm (UTC)
See, only problem with that is that I end up putting a lot of sugar in my tea (I'm Southern, c'mon!), and that kills the no-calorie thing. Still, I should find something, or just deal with it and go back to my no-calorie soda...or tough this out and be done with it.
KidMissilekidmissile on January 8th, 2008 04:57 pm (UTC)
Yeah, sweet tea is hard to resist. Definitely experiment, there are hundreds of teas available, many of which don't need any sweetener to be considered tasty. If you buy loose tea, then you can mix-and-match all kinds of crazy stuff. One of my favorites is a blend called Foxtrot; it's caffeine free, but you could always something like that with a black or white tea.