What You Need to Know About Caffeine…
…using a case study of one…Moi!
Be afraid, be very afraid….
Actually, I’m going to talk about caffeine using myself as a pitiful, sad example of addiction.
Alas, it is true. I’m as shackled to coffee and diet coke as my Inner Domestic Diva is addicted to her tiara and bon-bons.
Sad, Sad, Sad… Sad I tell you….
Well, I’m going to try to make another attempt at knocking that monkey off my back. I did it once just before I lost my job. I can do it again! I shall overcome! I shall rise above! I shall triumph! I shall persevere.
As soon as I finish my coffee.
In the interest of educating and entertaining the general public I present to you my latest article on Squidoo:
…in the interest of science, self-motivation, learning a few things about caffeine, and hopefully sharing a few chuckles, I’m metaphorically baring my chest, confessing my sins and sharing my tale of woe with you…
Here is how a typical day of caffeine consumption goes for me right now.
Alarm goes off.
Alarm goes off.
Hit snooze. Alarm goes off. Hit the OFF button! Sleep another hour and a half. Wake up, that is if you can call a “zombie like state of consciousness” “waking up.”
Waddle to the kitchen. Start coffee.
Visit the loo (I’ve always wanted to use the word “loo” in a sentence).
Go back to coffee pot.
Thank the gods for the existence of the coffee bean and praise the name of the unknown person who invented that little stopper thingie that keeps the still-brewing-coffee from pouring out of the basket where the grounds are located onto the hot plate of the coffee pot because I’ve pulled the pot out from the coffee maker and poured my first cup before the brewing is done…