Yesterday a bunch of us decided that we were giving up sodas, cokes, etc. I was thinking, “Why put something in my body that’s not good for me.” In fact, I decided that I’m not even buying soft drinks for my family for a month. If they want one, they have to use their money to buy it. (I’m so mean). Then my friend, Marc Tindall, suggested a better reason for giving up soft drinks … they are expensive and you could trade them for a trip to Honduras. Here’s his thinking…
“While visiting here in the USA the past few weeks, I have been blown away at how much a Coke costs at convenience stores. No longer available in cans – nope, gotta buy the big bottle at $1.69. Are you kidding me? Drink 2 a day and you have spent nearly $4 (pay uncle sam 10%). That is $120 a month and $1440 a year – enough to pay for a week in Honduras with the Childress Team in 2011. So, no Cokes for Honduras is a great trade off! See you in Honduras!”
Yip, that’s like a free trip to Honduras next summer … all you have to do is give up buying cokes. Besides, have you noticed how much you pay for a soft drink at a restaurant when you eat out? Most of the time $2 and sometimes more. Ridiculous!
So here’s how you get a free trip to Honduras with me … give up your soft drinks (ice cream, Starbucks or other expensive extras) and make the trade off.
I promise … it’ll be worth it.
BTW: This is day two with no soft drinks. I’m holding strong (and saving for my next Honduras trip).