A month off Coke

Nathaniel Christopher

Well, not much else to say.

I haven’t touched Coke (cola that is) for a month now. It’s been very difficult but I had to quit for the sake of my health.

People always said I’d feel better without Coke. I think in many ways they’re right. I feel a sense of satisfication and accomplishment in sticking to a goal. I feel I’ve overcome a powerful demon of sorts. All that black sugar couldn’t have been good for me.

But I also feel sad.

Where there was once a cold can of Coke there’s now just a sad feeling.

I guess my body has yet to adjust to all the changes or maybe all that sugar helped numb those negative emotions like a drug.

Getting off Coke is really difficult, but I feel it’s something I have to do. It’s just one less external thing to control me.

I am a resident of Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, who has been blogging here for nearly 25 years. I enjoy sharing my thoughts and feelings on my own online platform. From 1998 until 2017, I worked as a journalist, and I have posted most of my articles in the 'News' section of this website.

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