Posted by Southwest Beverages on 11/4/2016
“Laura, you’ve got to help me,” I stated to my best friend as
we randomly bumped into one another in the parking lot of Gibson High School on
our way to class.
“Sure Kelly, what’s up?” I replied after I had just taken a
sip from the container of Sippity Lite chocolate flavored sugar free hot
chocolate I was holding.
“I can’t seem to lose any weight and with the holidays just
around the corner I’m afraid that I’m going to gain at least fifteen pounds.
You’re always in shape, can you help me?”
“Of course I’ll help you. People think that losing weight is
extremely difficult when in fact it is quite easy.”
“To lose weight you need to do three things, Kelly. First
you must have the proper mind-set. Believe in yourself that you can not only
lose the weight but keep it off. Second, you need to begin an exercise program.
I suggest you start today. Come with me today after school to the gym. Third,
you must watch what you eat and eat healthy foods and beverages. Take this
container of Sippity Lite sugar free hot chocolate,” I said as I held the
container up towards Kelly. “This 12-ounce container of chocolate flavored hot
chocolate contains only 130 calories, about 2 grams of sugar and takes great.
It’s simply the best tasting sugar free hot chocolate on the market today. Here
Kelly, taste it,” I suggested as I extended the container towards her.
“Wow! Laura, this is really good,” Kelly proclaimed as she
returned the container to me.
“I told you so. It’s better than any sugar based hot
chocolate you would buy at the coffee house. So, as you can see, Kelly, it’s
important that you eat the right foods and drink the right beverages.”
“You convinced me Laura,” Kelly stated as she held the front
door to the school open for me. I’ll see you after third period when we can go
to the store and get a container of Sippity Lite sugar free hot chocolate.”
“See you then.”
“Hey Laura,” Kelly called out to me as she stood in the
middle of the hall on her way to class. “One more thing, goodbye sugar, hello
Sippity Lite sugar free hot chocolate.” She then smiled and walked down the
Written by Bob Jenkins, Founder & Chief Executive Officer of
Bob has had the privilege of working for some of America's largest
and well run public and private companies, including Philip Morris, Canada Dry, Dr
Pepper, Cadbury Schweppes, Snapple Beverage Corporation, Tasker Capital Corp. and
The Water Club and River Cafe - two of New York's finest fine dining restaurants. He
has worked in various capacities as Finance Manager, Controller, Director of Finance,
Vice President Finance & Administration, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary, and
Bob holds a Masters of Business
Administration degree in accounting from the University of Tennessee and a Bachelor of
Science degree in accounting from the University of Arizona.
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