My Journey From a Pepsiholic to a Diet Coke Fan

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I was recently asked to finish this question:

Diet Coke is best enjoyed out of _____________.

I had to think long and hard about this one then realized I like any soda out of a bottle.  Glass bottles are my preference but with those becoming few and far between I’ll take plastic.

I don’t like 2 liter bottles as they go flat on me too fast, I need the fizz and carbonation to really enjoy a good Diet Coke.

I won’t lie to you I use to be a Pepsiholic.  I mean a true blue, don’t give me anything else but Pepsi fanatic.  I’d down between 3-5, 20 oz bottles a day and think nothing of it and then my life was forever changed with these words “Welcome to the world of diabetes“.

I was forced to give up my sugar laden Pepsi cold turkey and I won’t lie about it, I felt my life had ended.  I wouldn’t touch diet soda for anything and cried when I walked down the soda aisle in the grocery store or saw those commercials where people were enjoying ice cold drinks.

That all ended a few months later when I was making one of my husband’s favorite dishes, Coke Chicken, and had a large bottle of Diet Coke to use in the recipe.  Not wanting to waste what was left I decided to give it a try and I can honestly say, I was surprised.  I LIKED IT!!!  Diet Coke tasted more like my favorite sugar laden drink and I was in heaven.

Not wanting to get addicted to any soda again I started buying caffeine free Diet Coke but that didn’t work.  I’m not getting panicky when I’m on my last bottle and I can function when I run out but there are times when a good ice cold Diet Coke is a must.  My favorite Mexican Dinner comes to mind, or pizza, then there’s a good roast with a side of Diet Coke.  We can’t forget movie night with a bowl of homemade popcorn and an ice cold Diet Coke.  Of course in the morning with pancakes and bacon or lunch time with a ham and cheese sandwich.  Snack time with pretzels or my comfort food, potato chips and cream cheese.

Now it’s your turn.  How would you finish this sentence?

Diet Coke is best enjoyed out of ___________________


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Dee Landrygives honest opinions and views on various topics, products and life. She also shares recipes and her life with her family and puppies.