Tag Archives: Diet Coke

A year without Diet Coke: Would a sip now ruin everything?

Shortly after realizing it’s been more than a year now since my last sip of Diet Coke, this troubling question entered my mind: Would it really hurt anything if I periodically took a sip under very specific, limited circumstances, such … Continue reading

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6 months without Diet Coke

Funny how six months have come and gone since my last sip of Diet Coke without my even noticing that milestone, which would’ve been July 7. The only real temptation I can think of in that time came on our … Continue reading

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55 days without Diet Coke

There’s a 2-liter bottle of Diet Coke sitting on our kitchen counter, and I’m really enjoying giving it the evil eye every time I walk past. It’s now been 55 days since my last sip of this beverage that once … Continue reading

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The real thing (in disguise)

Apparently the key to my drinking more water is … a 2-liter Diet Coke bottle. Notice I said Diet Coke bottle, rather than bottle of Diet Coke. Because this vessel is filled with nothing but tap water. I don’t know … Continue reading

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Destination Run: Uniondale

I ran 3 miles for a Diet Coke Sunday morning — and when I put my quarters in the dusty machine a can of Sprite popped out instead. It didn’t really matter, because this was more of a test run … Continue reading

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The 2-legged retriever experiment

To what extent should parents rely on kids to go fetch? Obviously kids need to learn to help out around the house, and retrieving objects in another room is a job even young children can do. Kids typically have both … Continue reading

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