Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Nectar of the Gods

Ever have one of those days?  A day when everything goes wrong?  When everyone hates you?  A day that seems to be neverending?

It's finally over.  You've made it home, to your refuge.  Your haven.  Your day has been horrible, but you've done your time and now you get to relax.

You go to the fridge and see that lovely bottle.  Just holding it in your hand eases the tension.  It's cool; it will bring relief.

You twist the top and hear that sound.  The sound that promises to quench a thirst deeper than physical.  That promises to drown the day's sorrows.

So you take a swallow.  That first precious swallow that tastes better than anything humans have a right to enjoy.  That swig that burns all the way down.  Followed by a sigh of relief.  You have just partaken of the nectar of the gods.

Diet Coke.

And life is good again.  You're going to make it through the night.  All is right with the world.


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Blogger CHERRANNE said...

:-O I thought it was Dr.Pepper that was the Nectar.....Oh,Well. :)

November 17, 2010 at 11:35 PM  
Blogger Cheryl D. said...

Sorry you had a bad day!

Chocolate is what does it for me!

November 18, 2010 at 12:22 AM  
Blogger M said...

Dang it, Im a Pepsi girl myself. but my husband would sure agree with you!

November 18, 2010 at 12:23 AM  
Blogger sherri said...

oh yes! diet coke! it truly is the nectar and it surely makes a bad day just a bit better... i'm hooked on it... the only soda i drink... and that burn? love it!

November 18, 2010 at 6:16 AM  
OpenID bluecottonmemory said...

I thought you were describing Diet Dr. Pepper - "the joy of every boy and girl - the most original soft drink ever in the whole wide world"! LOL

Dr. P is my fav, but I drink more Pellegrino (carbonated water) - it has a lot less sodium - and still gives you that carbonated burn!!!

November 18, 2010 at 6:58 AM  
Blogger Jennifer Grigg said...

Coke Zero....nuf said.

November 18, 2010 at 7:39 AM  
Blogger Michelle Saunderson said...

I guess I am out there, I though you were drinking wine. Does that make me a wino?

November 18, 2010 at 7:53 AM  
Blogger Just Another Person said...

well, I thought you were talking about beer. I miss drinking beer. By the way thanks for the comment on my blog. I am doing fine still. Still keeping myself out of depression. Hope tomorrow will be a better day for you!

November 18, 2010 at 8:46 PM  
Blogger MommaResa said...

Diet Coke is good. But Diet Dr Pepper with Lo Cal Cherry from Sonic(in Rt 44 Size of course) is truly a holistic experience

November 18, 2010 at 9:11 PM  
Blogger MaggieJo said...

I blame my Dr Pepper binge on you :)

November 19, 2010 at 5:50 AM  
Anonymous Shannon said...

Oh I am so with you! I'm so bad that my friends have this ongoing joke about me and diet coke! It worse for me than cigarettes, and if they ever find out it causes a dreaded disease, I am done for!

November 19, 2010 at 6:07 AM  
OpenID legallyinsanemommy said...

I was going to drink a glass of water with lunch, but after reading this had to pop a coke zero. Ahhh

November 19, 2010 at 9:23 AM  
Blogger TornadoTwos said...

LOL, this is great! I think we all have our own version of nectar of the gods.

November 19, 2010 at 1:45 PM  
Blogger ridgely johnson said...

take my money, do not touch my diet coke

November 20, 2010 at 8:36 AM  
Blogger BlackEyedDog said...

lol...I first thought you meant some booze or something...but sometimes, diet coke...(or what I really love: Vanilla Coke) is really the best thing in the whole wide world.

and thx for thinking of me btw ;-*
My bad conscious has kinda nagged away at me lately because I neglected blogging so much^^


November 20, 2010 at 10:38 AM  
Blogger Hope Despite Depression said...

wow - you had me wanting (at first some wine) - then a bottle of beer... then you TRICKED me with your "Sixth Sense" twist at the end... Diet Coke! lol - The way M. Night Shyamalan's career has been stinking lately - I think he could gain some tips from you!! :) :) I truly am sorry it was a rough day for you - but you made me smile with this post :)

November 20, 2010 at 1:35 PM  
Blogger Sorta Southern Single Mom said...

You made me giggle... here it would be Diet Dr. Pepper... which here in the south, the stock at McDonald's and Chick-fil-a... this makes me very happy!

November 20, 2010 at 3:16 PM  
Blogger Kazzy said...

I haven't had soda for 4 months, and thinking of drinking it kind of scares me now. Plus, "burning all the way down" doesn't sound too appetizing to me. LOL

November 20, 2010 at 5:49 PM  
Blogger Day said...

I kinda feel that way about orange juice. Or chocolate soymilk. But not at the same time. :)

November 20, 2010 at 10:17 PM  
Anonymous Lisa said...

OMG. It's almost as if I wrote this. Because I SO agree. Mmmm LOVE IT! Thank you!

November 22, 2010 at 2:57 PM  
Anonymous Caren with a "C" said...

Visiting from SITS! That is my 'go to' drink when I need energy! Love the background picture with the Fall leaves!

February 18, 2011 at 3:03 AM  

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