Sodas Took A Toll On My Health

My battle with bubbles

Daily Rants
3 min readApr 24, 2024

I used to drink sodas all the time. Every meal felt incomplete without the sharp taste and bubbly sensation of a cold cola. This habit wasn’t just a small part of my routine — it was a must for every breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The fizz became a comforting constant in my daily life, and the variety of flavors kept me hooked.

Over time, this craving turned into a requirement. I found it tough to enjoy any meal without a soda by my side. It was like my taste buds wouldn’t wake up without that sugary kick. This dependency worried me a bit, but the pleasure of sipping on my favorite drink always pushed those concerns away. It became a cycle — eat, drink soda, and feel good, then repeat.

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The Turning Point

One day, I started feeling really tired and not like myself. I also had trouble sleeping and would feel shaky during the day. These problems made me worried, so I decided to see a doctor. My doctor told me that drinking too much soda was not good for my health. It was causing my blood sugar to go up and down too much, and it was not good for my heart or my teeth. That was a big wake-up call for me. I realized that my soda habit was more dangerous than I thought.

After that visit, I knew I had to make a change. It wasn’t going to be easy, but I…