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Lack of caffeination, day 12.

Short post this evening! It’s day 12 without energy drinks. Thankfully the headaches subsided a week ago, and I’m sleeping much better according to the alarm clock on my phone (which sits on my bed whilst I sleep). I haven’t really missed energy drinks that much, except late in the afternoon when it sometimes hits like it did today at work at around 5pm.

Overall, I’m pretty glad I cut out the energy drinks. Perhaps I should work on all fizzy drinks next? I just wish I cut down more gradually than I did: those headaches were a bitch.

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Day 5 of reduced caffeine

So nearly a week has passed with energy drinks! I did have Lucozade Cola at lunch today which apparently contained 0.012% caffeine or some small amount but I’m not going to count that. I didn’t have a red bull or monster, relentless or rockstar! Pretty proud of myself! I’m actually pretty tired now which is nice, time to go read a book (A Game of Thrones!) or play a game (Dragon Quest IX!) before I crash.

themos from work

I even got a free thermos (it’s red by the way!) at work today, neato. I filled it with ice water for bed not coffee… don’t worry.

Day 3 of reduced caffeine.

Ouch. I think I realised I had a problem after I took this photo at the university library the other week.

caffeine problem

I was probably drinking an average of 1 to 2 cans of various energy drinks daily. (Rockstar Guava is the best energy drink ever. No debating.) It’s never caused me much problems until this week. It just continued the vicious cycle which crashed and burnt spectacularly this week. Withdrawal fucking sucks. Remind me never to take hard drugs, kthx.

After my late night library sessions earlier in the week I drastically (subconsciously, I think) cut back on my caffeine intake. I’ve probably had three cups of coffee since Tuesday which is something I should probably be really proud of. If my head didn’t feel like it was about to explode at any given moment.

I woke up yesterday (Wednesday) with a massive headache. As in, it hurt whenever I moved. Getting up hurt, having a shower wasn’t a fun experience and I ended up calling in sick for uni and lazing about all day feeling sorry for myself occasionally taking some painkillers. Today I went in to uni to get my feedback on the poster I’d handed in. (Size 40 is too big… Whoops!)

I got through that lecture and the headache returned for some more punishment. I decided that I probably wasn’t going to get anything done so I let my lecturers know that I was going home. I slept all afternoon and still feel pretty shitty.

Hopefully tomorrow involves less headaches and more feeling better. I don’t even want to think about work on Saturday currently! I think this may be my catalyst for getting healthier, sleeping more and generally not consuming as much crap as I have been known to consume in the past.

caffeine2

I don’t expect I’ll go caffeine free, I’m not that silly. I’m just going to avoid energy drinks!

I have (had, still have) a caffeine problem

Ouch. I think I realised I had a problem after I took this photo at the university library the other week with +jack watkinson.

Much Caffeine

I was probably drinking an average of 1 to 2 cans of various energy drinks daily. (Rockstar Guava is the best energy drink ever. No debating.) It’s never caused me much problems until this week. It just continued the vicious cycle which crashed and burnt spectacularly this week. Withdrawal fucking sucks. Remind me never to take hard drugs, kthx.

After my late night library sessions earlier in the week I drastically (subconsciously, I think) cut back on my caffeine intake. I’ve probably had three cups of coffee since Tuesday which is something I should probably be really proud of. If my head didn’t feel like it was about to explode at any given moment.
I woke up yesterday (Wednesday) with a massive headache. As in, it hurt whenever I moved. Getting up hurt, having a shower wasn’t a fun experience and I ended up calling in sick for uni and lazing about all day feeling sorry for myself occasionally taking some painkillers. Today I went in to uni to get my feedback on the poster I’d handed in. (Size 40 is too big’ Whoops!)

I got through that lecture and the headache returned for some more punishment. I decided that I probably wasn’t going to get anything done so I let my lecturers know that I was going home. I slept all afternoon and still feel pretty shitty.

Hopefully tomorrow involves less headaches and more feeling better. I don’t even want to think about work on Saturday currently! I think this may be my catalyst for getting healthier, sleeping more and generally not consuming as much crap as I have been known to consume in the past.

More Caffeine

I don’t expect I’ll go caffeine free, I’m not that silly. I’m just going to avoid too many energy drinks!!