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I Was A Diet Coke Addict

For over 20 years i was addict to diet coke ....see i worked all hours of the day and night ...lived on three hours sleep ...so diet coke was my breakfast ,lunch and dinner ...i always had one in my hand ..whenever and whereever i could ...what changed for me was the fact that on vacation ...where we were at didn't carry diet coke ...so for a week i lived without it ...i slept better and after the first 24 hours the headache went away ....all that time i thought i was ok ...but i really wasn't ....today i'm happy to say ...i'm a tea drinker ..and now i love water ...i drink water more than anything else ....the other day we were out and about and so i got a small diet coke ..funny thing i didn't even finish it ....it just didn't taste good ...but later when we stopped again ..i got a large water bottle
and that bottle was empty in seconds ....
goodseemore goodseemore 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 27, 2011

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I love coca cola in cans mmm im drinking 1 right now .. The bubbles feel good going up my nose when i pour it over ice & drink it a lil burn in my throat .. Lol im weird for saying it but i love it too ... COCA COLA #1 soft drink for mee .. Yummy!!..

Diet pepsi over here too.... I cut back on the amount I drink... but I just can't give it up completely

I drank a huge (2 cup) mug of coffee each morning (I called it my morning kick-in-the-pants) and a few Diet Cokes during the day. Then, about 6 years ago, I was required to quit caffeine prior to some surgery. <br />
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First came 3 days in a row of headaches. :-( Then, after several weeks, the next thing I noticed was that I fell straight to sleep at night and woke up ALERT each morning. I was like a 5 year old! No morning fog... no midday slump... I got a great night's sleep and stayed awake and alert all day long! After the surgery, I decided to stay off caffeine.<br />
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We tend to drink caffeine products to counteract our fatigue without realizing that the caffeine itself is the REASON for our fatigue. At least that's the lesson that I learned.