I Am Not Addicted to Caffeine

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 15 People

    I Can't Have It

    If I have ANY caffeine, my anxiety is through the roof that day.  Yesterday I was drinking tea all day.  I am so used to drinking it without a care.  I had a panicky, nervous day all day.  I can't take the way it makes me feel.  I wish I had...
    BellasHappyPlace BellasHappyPlace
    18-21, F
    Jan 8, 2010

    I quit drinking coffee cold turkey

    and went for a week without tea. I limit myself to one cup of tea per day now. At first the withdrawal was hard (2-3 days) but now I feel completely normal!
    witch33 witch33
    36-40, F
    Mar 1, 2014

    So Far So Good.

    I never understood how someone could become addicted to caffeine. I drink a lot of caffeinated beverages (mostly tea and soda) but I don't feel like **** if I go awhile without having any.
    CuteInChaos CuteInChaos
    18-21, F
    Oct 2, 2011

    My Year Without Caffeine...

    Today is the one year anniversary of my decision to give up caffeine. It wasn't really a decision at first - we were going on a journey and I couldn't bear the thought of dodgy coffee, so I didn't take any along the way. After a few days I found that I really liked...
    rojblake rojblake
    36-40, M
    11 Responses Jan 8, 2010
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