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The 20 Horrifying Stages Of Giving Up Caffeine

Did you make a resolution to give up caffeine? This is your life.

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1. So you're unable to function without caffeine, and decide to give it up in the name of good health.

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2. You tell your friends and they think you're insane.

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Don't be discouraged!

3. Before starting your cleanse though, you run to a local coffee shop for one last latte.

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Might as well get one more good caffeine buzz before it's too late.

4. After a few hours without caffeine, the withdrawal headaches start.

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5. The headaches are bad, really bad, and it's impossible to focus on anything.

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6. You spend your first day without caffeine pretty much immobilized.

You're tired and yawning like there's no tomorrow.
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You're tired and yawning like there's no tomorrow.

7. But going to sleep is easy. Goodbye caffeine induced insomnia.

8. By day two the headaches have filled you with an overwhelming sense of irritability.

9. After a few more days without relief from the headaches, you've entered "full bitch mode."

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10. Desperately, you start trying pretty much anything you can think of to make the headaches go away.

11. But nothing works. You just have to get through the pain.

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12. Before the first week is over, you'll probably encounter a bit of constipation.

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13. Between not being able to poop and the endless headaches, you enter a multiple-day bout of depression.

14. And in your delirium you've probably said a few things to your friends and family that you regret.

15. But then, a light appears at the end of the tunnel and you wake up one morning without a headache.

16. With each passing day you're feeling better, and less reliant on caffeine.

17. You smile ordering the occasional decaf latte, feeling superior to everyone desperately awaiting their caffeinated beverages.

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18. Old habits inevitably die hard though, and you find yourself drinking a RedBull to stay awake for a concert, or movie, etc.

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Hey, it's better then falling asleep during the second half of The Hobbit.

19. Then, as you're making an afternoon trip to Starbucks just to get through the day, you start wondering what happened to your commitment?

20. But you order an iced tea instead of a quad latte since cutting back on caffeine was the best decision you ever made!

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New #obsession is #starbucks iced green tea unsweetened add raspberry. Ah perfection

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