My opinion depends on what the sweetener is (Spenda or Stevia=OK, NutriSweet/Aspartame=BAD) and whether or not your ultimate goal is to get off of it entirely.
If you switch to diet sodas with aspartame, watch out for headaches. NutriSweet is a migraine trigger and it can cause brain swelling in some people.
Even without sugar, sodas are leeching calcium out of your bones and messing with your sense of satiety. I think that any kind of pop should be an "occasional treat" food and not a daily indulgence.
Dances: salsa (standard/LA), casino, rueda de casino, cumbia Colombiana, bachata, mambo, cha-cha-chá, merengue, reggaetón.
Currently learning: Mexican cumbia, danzón, Cuban rumba
Dances to Learn in the future: flamenco, tango Argentino, samba, belly dancing, bhangra, ballroom rumba
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