I’ve decided I will only drink coffee in mornings I absolutely need it. This is usually just during the weekdays when I have to wake up at 5:30am. On the weekends, I get up whenever I wake up… usually at 8am or so. It was starting to turn into a habit, where I would fix a few cups every morning whether I was tired or not. I decided not to let it for two reasons:

  1. You build up a tolerance to caffeine, and I don’t want to.  I like the boost!  I don’t want to get dependent on it.
  2. Too much caffeine when I’m not tired is a bad thing.  I get jittery and sometimes headaches.

What’s ironic is, up until a few years ago, I was not a regular coffee drinker.  I would look at other drinkers and make fun of how they “had to have their regular fix”, and promised myself I wouldn’t turn into that.  I was on the track to turning into that, and I’m glad I caught it in time.  Caffeine is addictive… use in moderation!