Wednesday, January 11, 2017

What Makes Me Happy {Nola Beans Diet Coke}

I am going to start a new series from time to time and even ask some of my closest blog friends to join me for sharing "What Makes Me Happy".

Today, I am sharing what makes me happy, a Nola Beans diet coke.




I allot myself one regular diet coke a day. I used to drink many more prior to my heart scare of 2013

Nola Beans is close to school, so walking there is no problem.

I think I mainly love the diet coke from Nola Beans due to the fact the ice is crushed. Crushed ice makes me very happy too.





I do miss my girl Lindsey who would walk to Nola Beans with me, but I am grateful for Tanya and Beth and gift cards from my students who spoil me with a refreshing diet coke from time to time.




Cheers! It's the small things.


What Makes Me Happy, y'all!

14 comments:

  1. It's the little things. With all my dietary restrictions, I have to allow myself one or two guilty pleasures!!

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    1. Guilty pleasures are awesome.

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  2. Hi Ron, I am a frequent reader of your wonderful blog. I truly enjoy every one of your posts. I also am an Afib patient having had 3 cardioversions so far in the last 13 years. I am prone to it being triggered by excessive caffeine compsumption just got lazy about how much I consumed and didn't listen to first doctor, however in September it was 2 glasses of decaf ice tea that sent me to the hospital. On my follow up to doctor she now has me on NO caffeine, NO decaf, NO chocolate and only 4 ounces of any alcoholic beverage of any kind a day. She also does not allow me any super size surgary drinks. Any thing to stimulate the heart so now I am following her requests believe me. I do have a chocolate subsitute by eating carob candy from the health food store. I do miss my decaf coffee but bought carob powder to make hot chocolate. I never want to see those little pads again as I felt this last one and it hurt!!! ER Doctor says the heart was 6 years older from time before so he made me stay a few hours. I feel so much better with basically no palpitations in a given day. I pray you never have another episode! I came to your blog through which one, not sure but one of these fine ladies in blogland! Best to you and J for 2017 :) Healthy New Year!!

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  3. Good evening, Ron! I love your idea of "What Makes Me Happy"! It's definitely the little things, like a phone call from one of my children instead of a text message. Have a great evening! Cheers! Xoxo

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  4. I miss Nola Bean diet cokes too. But, I miss you more! ��

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  5. This is so wonderful, Ron! In a world where we tend to focus on the negative, it's great to talk about some happy things! Cheers to happiness!
    Shelley

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  6. Great new series. There are so many things to make each of us happy. You are right, most of the time, it is the littlest things that can bring happiness. I love a good cup of coffee. With the power out for over 18 hours, my husband and I were roughing it. We boiled water on our gas stove and used a paper towel as a filter, because we had no filters. We were relieved when the power returned and we treated ourselves to our Jura coffee station.

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    1. Oh no! That is awful, Linda.

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  7. Love this new series Ron. I am a diet coke lover too and am very picky about where I get mine. They have to mix it just right. McDonalds and Portillios have the best diet coke around by us. They use crushed ice too which I agree makes it even better. Glad you treat yourself to this each day.
    xoxo
    Kris

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  8. I'm happy for diet cokes too.

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  9. I don't do caffeine for the same reason, except occasionally I live dangerously and have a bite of chocolate or a very small portion of The Real Thing. However, I do agree that it is the little things. Like your nice comment on my blog -- thank you.

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  10. Love this series...maybe this is something to add to my bullet journal. I read your post on your heart scare...yikes! Take good care of yourself 'cause we all need you!

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  11. Ron, love the idea of this series. Not a diet coke fan, in fact rarely have a regular coke. I am a fan of Starbucks Frappuccino Light. '-)

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