I'm sure it won't last forever, but without really trying I somehow haven't had caffeine this past week. I noticed it after a couple days then just kept rolling with it (admittedly eating some chocolate and a few sips of Coke here and there) with surprising success. Instead of collapsing into a puddle of desperation come afternoon and/or holding my exploding head together with my hands and Scotch tape, I've ended up feeling, well, fine. No more tired than usual, fewer headaches, a lot fewer pee runs (surprisingly my favorite side effect) and more stable blood sugar. It's nice eating a meal without it being fully negated by a post-meal chug ten minutes later.
Since this was all an accident, please don't hold me to it; I've been known to know what's good for me and ignore it before. (Long list inserted here). I love the comfort I get from a warm handful of caffeine in a mug, staring out my big window and slurping. And sometimes I really do need an adrenaline shot to make it through the monotony that is city college. And customer marketing. AND LIFE WITHOUT THE NEW SEASON OF DANCING WITH THE STARS.
I mean, goodnight!