Soda Challenge | Day 23 | October 16 | Saturday

My steps: 13,942. Flew a red eye from Las Vegas (all I did there was give a talk – honest) to Boston in order to participate in a conference to develop certification for health and wellness coaching.

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My steps: 13,942. Flew a red eye from Las Vegas (all I did there was give a talk – honest) to Boston in order to participate in a conference to develop certification for health and wellness coaching.  

Snack on plane: coffee and a banana

Took cab to Babson Campus in Wellseley.  Walked last 0.4 miles with bags as cab driver couldn't figure out how to get into the center.  Still made start at 9 a.m.


Snack: bananas and coffee. Noted diet soft drinks (and sugared ones) everywhere.

Lunch:  salad without dressing or cheese

More sitting at creating coaching certification board – 75 people of varying professions: physical trainers, executive coaches, dieticians, nurses, docs, religious leaders – and more diet soda ... the colas are everywhere.

Snack: coffee and bananas

Conference ended at 5:20 p.m. today. 

Exercise: Cardio on cross trainer for 48 minutes to get steps for the day. The colas are even in the exercise rooms!

Dinner: had some bread and a lot of string beans ... main course: salad with salmon and 2 glasses of great wine. Kitchen closed at 9 p.m. ... read medicine, called wife, wrote a column and a blog. Bed at 11 p.m.

Blog written by Mike Roizen, MD
Dr. Roizen is a past chair of a Food and Drug Administration advisory committee and a former editor for 6 medical journals with...