Categories
Uncategorized

I Give Up!

A year ago today I gave up Dr. Pepper. Alan Meadows said it best, “God created the world in 6 days and when he was done he saw that it was good and he shed a tear and he bottled that tear and called it Dr. Pepper.”

I love Dr. Pepper, so much so that I used to drink 4-6 12 ounce cans of the stuff a day! I am surprised my kidneys still work. I used to go out and eat and I would get refill after refill of this heavenly beverage and when the meal was over I am sure I consumed a minimum of 4 glasses in one sitting – sometimes more.

I know you might think I am joking, but I am not when I say that I was addicted to Dr. Pepper the way some people are addicted to other drugs. It was the sugar-caffeine combination that held me in it’s grip and I couldn’t not break free.

For me, I have to quite some things cold turkey. I can’t just have a glass of Dr. Pepper once a week or once a month – no, if I start, I have to drink and drink until I am in a sugar induced coma with adult onset diabetes. That is why I had to completely give them up.

So with the dawn of my 1 year no Dr. Pepper Anniversary, I decided to give something else up. A friend of mine suggested I give up potatoes and I think that is what it will be unless the internet gives me a better suggestion.

Can I give up potatoes? I don’t know, but I do know that they are about as unhealthy as Dr. Pepper. Oh, and I am NOT giving up chocolate – that would be an unfathomable feat that would take my death to accomplish.

So what unhealthy item should I give up?

By Evan Stark

Eddie Renz is an avid fan of Egyptology, Wilbur Smith and bacon. Not a fan of humility but often finds himself humbled when he is around people who understand numbers like the Fibonacci sequence and Pi.

One reply on “I Give Up!”

I needed to draft you one little bit of observation so as to say thank you once again for those incredible methods you’ve documented here. It is quite pretty generous of people like you to deliver extensively all that a lot of folks could have distributed as an e-book in order to make some bucks for their own end, chiefly considering the fact that you could have done it if you considered necessary. The good ideas additionally acted as the easy way to be certain that most people have a similar dream just like mine to find out a lot more in respect of this condition. I’m certain there are lots of more enjoyable moments ahead for individuals that examine your blog.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *