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What Does Sierra Mist Taste Like After 86 Days w/o Pop?

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by Treadmarkz

The answer to the question above is, well…Mountain Dew of course. It’s true.

For those of you who have been following this blog, yeah I know I said I was knocking off the soda for the health benefits, but last weekend I got REALLY sick (temperature of 102.4 F) from a bladder infection and a little light soda can do you good when you are REALLY sick. Water just wasn’t cutting it. And taking care of my health is much more important (and I am sorry but I am going to say it again – ESPECIALLY for those of us in wheelchairs) than maintaining this absolute ban on carbonated beverages in my system, so I caved in for a day.

But I’ve been coughing ever since (which has nothing to do with my recent sickness) so I’m off it again.

Having said that, back to your regularly scheduled Treadmarkz programming!

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Written by treadmarkz

April 9, 2008 at 2:29 PM

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  1. I stopped drinking most sodas a long time ago. The only exception to date is I just can’t stop drinking an occasional root beer with a burger. But, I noticed that when I did try to drink a coke or sprite after a month of not, it tastes like I’m pouring pure syrup down my throat.

    David Moyle

    April 19, 2008 at 12:33 PM

  2. Yeah I assumed that would happen to me the first time I drank it again after almost three months. But unfortunately it didn’t. Seriously, I was hoping it would make me so violently ill that I would never want to go near it again. Unfortunately the reason I went back to it was because I was already violently ill and I thought a little carbonated beverage might make me feel better. Mom often gave me 7-up if I was feeling ill as a kid. That’s probably an old “wives tale” anyway.

    treadmarkz

    April 19, 2008 at 6:32 PM


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