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Pepsi Max - My drug of choice
My biggest challenge has always been not falling back on sweet "comfort foods" when things are going badly and I feel stressed. I have found a useful spin-off since giving up artificial sweeteners. My main drink now is water, with one cup of coffee made with hemp milk in the morning. However, when things get bad, I "allow" myself Pepsi Max as an acknowledgement of my stressed state. So now I don't eat sweets but turn to this unholy beverage instead until my self control returns. Of course it would be better if I didn't eat lettuce routinely and made that my comfort food, but somehow I don't think that will work...
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