In my previous post, I talked about my breaking up with coffee. Coffee has been a part of me since I was a little kid. When we didn’t have anything to snack for merienda every afternoon, we share my grandma’s black coffee and that’s how my affair with coffee started.
From then on, my love and taste for coffee developed over the years. But recently, I’ve been noticing some health problems with myself and I feel like drinking coffee has been a big factor of it all.
After a week of no caffeine consumption, here are the things I noticed with myself…
- Fidgety. It was crazy how restless I was. I kept looking for coffee, but I was wise enough to get rid of my mugs (which would made me get coffee once I see them). Weird, right? I don’t know why though. I have no explanation. Somehow, mugs are linked to my love for coffee.
- Emotional. My mood swings usually get worst during that time of the month, but this time around, it was way out of hand. I’ve been crying reason and the little things upset me. Yep, crazy!
- Spacing Out. Happened a lot the first two days. Suddenly, I didn’t know how to count from one to ten and that felt weird. And when working, I often found myself spacing out and not doing anything.
- Sleep Quality. The first two days were no good. I fell asleep at around 3:00 to 4:00 in the morning and feeling crappy the moment I wake up. But as time goes by, it’s gotten better. I start yawning at around 8:00 to 9:00 PM and then eventually fall asleep by 10:00 PM.
- Feeling Good. I started feeling less tired on the third day and felt good about myself. The urge to get a cup of coffee was still there though, but I easily shrugged it off.
If you tried to quit drinking coffee, how was your experience? And if your still loving your cup(s) of coffee everyday, do you think you’ll be thinking of giving it a break anytime soon? Share your thoughts!