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Old 05-04-2017, 11:53 AM   #1
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Just made a terrific pot of coffee, i just finished what was probably a 3500 calorie lunch , my "baby" (dog) is pressed up against me and im happy with the world. We went shopping this morning and i managed to snap up the last 6 bottles of kosher coke. Instead of high fructose corn syrup its made with real sugar. The jury is out if its cane sugar or beet sugar but its sugar. i have to wait a whole year till they make this again. you can identify this soda by the yellow caps. Trust me do a blind taste test, you can tell them apart. i p[refer the one with the sugar. Im a diet coke guy for the rest of the year. time for another mug of the coffee, with 1 sugar and some half and half, yep retirement is for me.
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Old 05-04-2017, 02:04 PM   #2
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The Costco near me stocks the "real-sugar" Coke (bottled in Mexico) all year round. Might be worth a look if you enjoy it.

I'm still working, so by almost every other measure, you've got it better than me. Congrats!
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Old 05-04-2017, 03:32 PM   #3
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The Costco near me stocks the "real-sugar" Coke (bottled in Mexico) all year round. Might be worth a look if you enjoy it.

I'm still working, so by almost every other measure, you've got it better than me. Congrats!
thank you, its more money hahaha , i got these for 5 for 5 dollars.
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time for another mug of the coffee, with 1 sugar and some half and half, yep retirement is for me.
You are so lucky! I love my leisurely coffee in retirement, too. But because of my weight problem, I drink only one cup, and it has only sugar free creamer in it. Actually for the last couple of weeks I have been drinking it black , since I am trying to ditch some weight.
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You are so lucky! I love my leisurely coffee in retirement, too. But because of my weight problem, I drink only one cup, and it has only sugar free creamer in it. Actually for the last couple of weeks I have been drinking it black , since I am trying to ditch some weight.
Im secretly going to try to shed a ton. The last time i tried the bride tried so hard to help me, she cooked low cal etc. I failed.This time im going to try to stick with eating dinner once. Instead of the usual "hey sweetie dont wrap that up ill eat it now."
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Good luck with weight-loss attempt. I've struggled for years and still do. DW is doing WW and has been quite successful. If I knew it would just cost me a few years of life, I probably wouldn't worry. But I'm guessing too much weight at my age may make the time I have left less fun. Let us know if you find the magic bullet for weight loss. Fat old geezers like me want to know!
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I'm also relaxing & drinking coffee.

Real Coca Cola has never been the same since they changed the formula in the 80's. You can get Coca Cola de Mexico at either Costco or Sam's Club here. Sam's has a case (24 glass bottles) for $19.98 per their website available for pick up tomorrow.
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We went shopping this morning and i managed to snap up the last 6 bottles of kosher coke. Instead of high fructose corn syrup its made with real sugar.
Yep, the kosher for Passover Coke! I try to buy what's leftover after Pesach, but most of the time there isn't any!
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Good luck with weight-loss attempt. I've struggled for years and still do. DW is doing WW and has been quite successful. If I knew it would just cost me a few years of life, I probably wouldn't worry. But I'm guessing too much weight at my age may make the time I have left less fun. Let us know if you find the magic bullet for weight loss. Fat old geezers like me want to know!


+1 for WW. It really works without causing drastic lifestyle compromises that for me would be unsustainable. If you reach goal weight and maintain it for 6 weeks on WW, you achieve "Lifetime" status and your membership is free! You have to weigh in once a month to keep the free membership. This has really motivated me not to gain too much weight- my next weigh-in is always lurking in the near future.
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You are so lucky! I love my leisurely coffee in retirement, too. But because of my weight problem, I drink only one cup, and it has only sugar free creamer in it. Actually for the last couple of weeks I have been drinking it black , since I am trying to ditch some weight.
A long time ago, I heard the line "Once you try black, you'll never go back". They were right, Black coffee only for me for the last 40 years! (and I still have had the weight go up.
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"real-sugar" Coke (bottled in Mexico) all year round. Might be worth a look if you enjoy it.
Nothing like Coke from Mexico in the tall 12oz bottles.... Now that's good stuff. I can sure tell the difference.

Several stores around here carry it "occasionally", so I have to stock up when they have it.
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Nothing like Coke from Mexico in the tall 12oz bottles.... Now that's good stuff. I can sure tell the difference.

Several stores around here carry it "occasionally", so I have to stock up when they have it.
I sure can taste the difference, it seems thicker, i enjoy it. the kosher one has sugar but the same price.
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I'm confused. Is there a difference between Kosher Coke and Mexican Coke? Or are they both just Coke with real sugar instead of HFCS?
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Just discovered Blueberry KEFIR, and will never go back to bourgeois, common beverages.
I make my own kefir, (really easy to do) and flavor it with juice concentrate, usually dark cherry.
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I'm confused. Is there a difference between Kosher Coke and Mexican Coke? Or are they both just Coke with real sugar instead of HFCS?
SOME Mexican coke is made with HFCS. I think the coke exported here is made with sugar, but im positive its way more expensive. Mexican coke around here cost more than $1 for a 16 oz bottle. They sell kosher coke here for the same price , i got mine five 2 litter bottles for 5 bucks. But the kosher coke is only out for about 2 weeks a year.
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